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Sandvik Mining equipment in an underground tunnel.
Mining Insider, Mines, Safety, Technology, Global Sandvik and Newtrax partner to provide digitalization for the underground metal mining industry

Digitalization will deliver world-class mining safety, efficiency, and productivity to underground metal mines

An underground drill rig.
Mining Insider, Mines, Technology, Global International News: Sandvik and Vedanta partner to drive full digitalization at Hindustan Zinc’s SK

Sandvik is delivering one of the most comprehensive digital offerings globally to the SK mine through the industry-leading, OptiMine® digital platform

Celebrating at last year’s challenge are (L to R): Jacques Yves Guigné, CEO of Acoustic Zoom; David Garofalo, CEO of Goldcorp; and Gary Dinn, vice-president marketing at Acoustic Zoom.
Education, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global #DisruptMining: Goldcorp’s contest is a catalyst for quantum leaps in performance

Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining contest gives great ideas a voice for a big audience.

by Timothy Fowler
XPRIZE Bloomberg press conference earlier this year.
Education, Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global XPRIZE and COSIA partner to solve the carbon challenge

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance has partnered with XPRIZE to inspire innovators to solve the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE challenge.

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At the BC Emerging Economy Task Force launch event (L to R): Jeff More, president & CEO, MineSense Technologies, Andrew J. Weaver, MLA and leader of the Green Party of B.C, Kathy Kinloch, president of the BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) and chair of the Emergent Economy Task Force, Bruce Ralston, minister of Jobs Trade and Technology, B.C and Rick Glumac, parliamentary secretary for Technology.
Technology Data is the future of mining

MineSense hosted the announcement event of British Columbia’s Emerging Economy Task Force at their headquarters in Vancouver.

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Joy Romero, and the work site
Sustainability & environment, Technology Innovating a better future

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) has received $5 million in funding for its innovative in-pit extraction process (IPEP).

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Kespry drones are subscription-based, so their customers can grow with the drones as new technology is created.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology Innovations in mining are taking off with Kespry’s drones

Jason Nichols, product marketing manager at Kespry, explains how drones increase efficiency, therefore revenue, for mining companies.

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John Thompson, Chair of RFG2018.
Energy, Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global Sustainability for future generations

The Resources for Future Generations Conference (RFG2018) hopes to kickstart a collective effort to address the challenges we face in our future.

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Sat-Fi2, a lightweight and portable hotspot.
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, Technology Globalstar announces the release of Sat-Fi2, the world’s most advanced satellite hotspot

Sat-Fi2 provides continuous communications for consumers, remote worker connectivity and safety.

Filterboxx Drill Camp Combo, set up at a Blackbird Energy site.
Products & equipment, Technology, Global Wastewater treatment in remote geography and extreme environments ––Filterboxx meets this challenge

Ryan Workman of Filterboxx leads a team of environmental science experts and operators who are equipped to treat drinking & domestic wastewater at remote sites.

by Timothy Fowler
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.
Mining Insider, Mines, Technology, Global SGS Canada Partners with Ecomin S.r.l bringing advanced metallurgical testing capabilities

The SGS Lakefield Lab becomes Canada’s sole facility equipped with two-stage Dense Medium Separation Technology

An overview of attendees at the PDAC Convention in Toronto.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Ontario PDAC 2018 Convention exceeds 25,000 attendees

High attendance rates are a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building momentum.

Logo of VanadiumCorp Resource Inc.
Mining Insider, Mines, Technology VanadiumCorp Resources and Electrochem Technologies file International PCT patent application

The patent will be filed in order to secure IP rights for the new VanadiumCorp-Electrochem technology worldwide.

Kathryn Hayashi, CEO of TRIUMF Innovations Inc.
Technology Focusing on the business of science

Kathryn Hayashi, CEO of TRIUMF Innovations Inc., dedicates her time to bridging gaps and making an impact in her industry.

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Headshot of Jeff More
Mines, Technology, Global Finding revenues in waste rock

Jeff More, president and CEO of MineSense, shares his business ethics and entrepreneurial spirit.

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Based in Vancouver, B.C., Shahram Tafazoli is president of Motion Metrics International  Corp.
Technology, Global Artificial intelligence solves mining challenges

Motion Metrics provides hardware, software and cloud connectivity to the mining industry that use artificial intelligence to increase efficiency & safety.

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Giant tires on mining truck.
Products & equipment, Safety, Technology Innovation is alive and well at Kal Tire Mining Group

A combination of Kal Tire Mining Group’s leading indicators and electronic suggestion box bubbled up 70 ideas that improve safety, productivity and value.

by Timothy Fowler
An image of a GIS map showing land asset details
Technology, Alberta, Global Pandell: A basement start-up success story

Pandell acquires LandWorks to better serve both companies' customers in the mining and energy industries.

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Four staff members gather together at a display.
Safety, Technology Teleop solutions work to eliminate mine site dangers and inefficiencies

Hard-Line’s Teleop Control System, along with Auto, Multi, and Auto X upgrades, increases efficiency and productivity in mining operations.

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A portrait photo of Steve de Jong, the new CEO of VRify
Technology Rock Star: Steve de Jong, CEO of VRify

Steve de Jong was runner-up as BC Business Entrepreneur of the Year in the Mining and Metals category

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a collage image with pictures of mining sites and people at work
Energy, Mines, Technology Mining and Energy’s 10 most-read stories of 2017

Check out some of the most popular Mining and Energy articles we published last year.

by Danielle Cameron
A woman, wearing a hardhat, takes a water sample from a stream.
Education, First Nations, Technology The future of mining: MiHR discusses employment opportunities

Ryan Montpellier, executive director of MiHR, discusses mining as a viable career path for future generations.

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A prospector digs around at Cruz Cobalt's high-grade cobalt Johnson project.
Minerals, Mines, Technology, Ontario Competing for cobalt

Cruz Cobalt Corp explains the importance of cobalt to the future of electric vehicles.

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Left to right: Ben Marken (Selkirk College), Blair Weston (FortisBC), Roger Austin (Austin Engineering), Darren McElhinney (FortisBC), Mary Austin (Austin Engineering) and Jason Taylor (Selkirk College)
Energy, Technology, British Columbia 3-D printing innovation in engineering

Selkirk College and Austin Engineering worked together to create a 3-D printed model of the proposed Corra Linn dam upgrades for FortisBC.

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A lady showing some environmental science equipment
Sustainability & environment, Technology Exploring eDNA

BC Innovation Council (BCIC) Ignite program chose Dr. Caren Helbing and Hemmera Envirochem’s environmental monitoring research project for funding.

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A wind turbine in a field with a herd of deer lounging in the grass around it.
Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Alberta Major renewable energy company focuses on Alberta

EDF EN Canada has several wind projects currently advancing through development in Alberta, but is also exploring combinations of solar and wind.

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Inproheat
Energy, Technology Efficient hot water production with SubCom®

Inproheat uses sixty years of experience and refined SubCom® technology to compete in the final phase of Foresight’s ARCTIC challenge.

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A wastewater treatment plant.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia BC Innovation Council awards $735,000 to fund market-driven research

Four projects awarded through BCIC Ignite Program promise to address industry problems and provide significant benefits to BC

Peter LeCouffe, Operations Manager, holding their new RTK fixed wing drone next to our GPS base station.
Exploration, Technology The future is here

Harrier Aerial Surveys' drones collect aerial imagery to create digital elevation models and 3-D measurements

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Instructor Amr Marzouk (L) shows new state-of-the-art industrial training assembly line equipment to students Anahita Mahmoodi and Mouataz Kaddoura.
Education, Technology, British Columbia, Global Bridging the gap between academia and industry

Siemens Canada partnered with Simon Fraser University to offer the Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification Program.

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Foresight-mentored company Hydra Energy is capturing waste hydrogen for use as a fuel to displace up to 30 per cent of the diesel used in Class 8 trucks.
Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, Technology Fostering creative solutions to sustainability challenges

Foresight and ARCTIC foster clean tech startups and real solutions to mining and energy sustainability problems.

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A headshot of David McLelland
Technology, Global Rock Star David McLelland: The mastermind behind remote sensing technology

Auracle Remote Sensing CEO David McLelland pioneered the remote sensing and geospatial technology that benefits the mining and energy industries.

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This two-part image helps monitor an underground geological problem. The top shows what is under the surface. The bottom shows a
Technology, Global Geospatial science and underground mapping can predict geohazards

Executive chair Stephen Leahy explains Auracle Remote Sensing’s underground mapping technology and its applications in the resource industries.

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Paul Di Benedetto, Chief Technology Office, Drone Delivery Canada Corp.
Mining Insider, Technology, Global Drone Delivery Canada achieves major milestone towards commercialization with successful BVLOS test

Drone Delivery Canada has become the first and only company of its kind in Canada to successfully achieve Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) test flights.

FLSmidth is working on creating feasible, large-scale filtration systems.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology New life for old technology

FLSmidth, member of the MSABC, applies existing technology to increase efficiency and minimize environmental footprint in mining operations.

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Veolia's Actiflo water treatment technology was the perfect fit for Pretivm's Brucejack Gold Mine. Pictured here is the mine site amidst mountains and a lake.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Veolia Water Technologies settles in at Brucejack Mine

Veolia Water Technologies’ Actiflo technology is installed at Pretivm’s Brucejack Gold Mine.

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The photo shows the Roben Jig, with a cylinder that
Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Water-based coal sample cleaning technology could eliminate economic risk of coal exploration

Canadian Carbonization Research Association (CCRA) and Geoscience BC will begin a joint research project to test the accuracy and potential of the Roben Jig.

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Premier Christy Clark announces funding for Geoscience BC.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC receives $10 million in new funding from BC government for earth science research

Geoscience BC is an independent, non-profit organization that generates earth science information in collaboration with various provincial sectors.

Picture of Cessna conducting aerial geophysical survey.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC releases survey results indicating potential for new mineral deposits in B.C.

Results of Canada's largest airborne survey will stimulate mineral exploration in B.C.

Canada Place in Vancouver
Minerals, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia The best bits of the AME Roundup

Mining and Energy’s Robert Hawkins discusses highlights from the AME Roundup 2017 at Canada Place in Vancouver, B.C.

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Quest Rare Minerals looks to the sky for efficient and environmentally friendly solutions to their mine transport problems: Lockheed Martin's airships with capacities of 20 tons.
Mines, Technology, Global Airships considered for more environmentally friendly mining in remote locations

Airships are viable option for future Quest mines, as well as other similar mines across Canada.

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An aerial shot of the Clear Lake property.
Technology, Yukon What’s underground? Take a look at the trees to find minerals in the bedrock

Biochemical sampling is being used in Yukon by Darnley Bay Resources in its search for metals.

by Galadriel Watson
Picture of mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, Technology, Global Kazzinc commits to RungePincockMinarco’s (RPM’s) Enterprise Planning Platform

The project will be rolled out across the Kazzinc operations which includes 4 underground mines, 2 open pit mines, a concentrator plant as well as their office.

Fastec Imaging’s TS5 High-Speed Camera’s slow-motion footage provides optimal analyzation of blasting operations.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology A troubleshooting tool

Fastec Imaging’s TS5 high-speed hand-held camera is the camera to record all your mining and blasting operations.

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Ener-Core is commercializing its two-megawatt KG2-3GEF/PO Power Oxidizer, which can run on waste and low-quality gases from a wide variety of industries, with Siemens/Dresser-Rand.
Energy, Technology Ener-core creates energy from low-BTU gas

Ener-Core is bringing environmental and revenue-generating possibilities to mining operations

by Jessica Kirby
The Pfisterer CrossPower System offers several benefits to remote mining locations, including lower energy costs and portability.
Energy, Technology Are mini-grids the future of energy?

Pfisterer/THEnergy has released a portable solar and wind mini-grid to benefit remote mine sites.

by Jessica Kirby
Deborah Roberts has identified microbes responsible for acid-rock drainage at mine sites.
Technology, British Columbia Acid-causing bacteria identified at UBC

Researchers at University of British Columbia (UBC) have isolated organisms causing acid-rock drainage in mining operations.

by Jessica Kirby

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