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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
Picture of LNG powered haul truck.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, Global LNG becoming increasingly popular in powering the mining industry

The mining industry has seen a steady increase in the use of LNG in various mining applications.

Renewable electricity smart-grid pilot demonstration at Glencore’s Raglan Mine in northern Quebec.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global Glencore sweeps the 2016 TSM Excellence Awards

Glencore’s Kidd Operations and Raglan Mine were recognized with 2016 TSM Excellence Awards.

Picture of scholarship application.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Technology, Global Recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial scholarship announced

MAC has named Alexander (Al) Pritchard as the 2016 recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics.

Water dredging machine
Sustainability & environment, Technology Society sways towards sustainable solutions in mining and energy

Todd Smith of Terrapure Environmental discusses sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions to energy challenges, and Terrapure’s unique services.

Rachel Chouinard, MSc Student, University of British Columbia was one of the 2016 Scholarship winners.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC announces 2016 scholarship winners

Geoscience BC announced that ten outstanding post-graduate students have been selected to receive 2016 Geoscience BC Scholarship Awards.

A man waling along a holding tank checking to see if there are leaks.
Products & equipment, Safety, Technology, Global Liquid Integrity Systems leak detecting technology

Solar-powered, wireless technology provides flexible protection and real-time leak analysis.

Michel de Spot (in cap) at the SunMine groundbreaking ceremony.
Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia SunMine engineer thinks the future looks bright—and green

In recognition of his role as principal engineer of the SunMine, Michel de Spot was presented with a National Award from Engineers Canada.

by Kevin Miller
Rendering of new SBI BioEnergy Inc. new biorefinery.
Sustainability & environment, Technology, Alberta New Edmonton biorefinery turns vegetable oils into renewable fuels

Edmonton-based SBI BioEnergy Inc. will convert canola oil and animal fats into renewable diesel

by Peter Caulfield
An open pit mine on the side of a mountain
Education, Mines, Technology, Global Emerging trends in the mining industry

Emerging trends in the mining industry may offer solutions—or at least opportunities for improvement industry-wide.

by Rory Bagley
Picture of construction working using iPad on construction site.
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, Safety, Technology, Global Caterpillar introduces “The Age of Smart Iron” digital technology

“The Age of Smart Iron” describes Caterpillar’s strategy to be the industry leader bringing digital solutions designed to improve productivity and safety.

Polaris' new all-terrain vehicle, The Rampage.
Mining Insider, Safety, Technology, Global Polaris Rampage helps Canada assert its northern sovereignty

The Polaris Rampage, an amphibious, all-terrain, all-season, global-reach platform was deployed in support of Canadian Operation Nunalivut.

The members of the SGS Geostat award-winning team were (L to R): Marcel Costa, Dave Smercina, Amanda Landriault, Doug Hatfield, Guy Desharnais, Jean-Philippe Paiement and Lawrence Ng.
Exploration, Minerals, Technology, Quebec SGS Geostat wins Integra Gold Corp’s Gold Rush Challenge

SGS Geostat combined traditional geological methods with machine-learning virtual reality technology to impress the industry titans and take home first place

by Mason Buettner
Helicopter supported treetop sampling.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Technology, British Columbia Tree-top sampling program may help uncover new mineral deposits in B.C.

Geoscience BC is looking at whether concentrations of trace amounts of metals found in trees could lead prospectors to the next big mineral discovery.

Tesla Model 3 electric car.
Mining Insider, Technology, Global Canadian companies poised to benefit from lithium surge?

Some 276,000 pre-orders were placed for the new (though undeveloped) model 3 Tesla electric car.

Picture of welding student cooling down steel in a tank.
Mining Insider, Education, Technology, British Columbia KPU students get new trades training equipment

Ensuring sectors have the skilled workers they need is part of the government’s work to ensure B.C. has a diverse, strong and growing economy

A photo of a mining camp with tents.
Products & equipment, Technology Worker fatigue a danger in mineral exploration

Fatigue Science has developed a technology platform that measures and records sleep data

by Peter Caulfield
David Stephen, managing director of acQuire Technology Solutions
Technology, Global Soft mining market hasn’t softened acQuire’s commitment to its customers

acQuire’s core product is its GIM Suite.

by Kevin Miller
CoalTech's binder and drum technology
Technology, Global CoalTech turns coal mine waste into savings with newly launched coal pellets

CoalTech’s new agglomeration technology is a clean tech solution to coal fines

Picture of large industrial truck.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Technology, British Columbia SMS launches new “Advanced Technologies” identity

Customers will now be able to access all advanced technology information in one location via the SMS website.

Photo of heavy-duty mining truck.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology GFS Corp names Wajax and Cullen Diesel Power as new Canadian Distributors

Wajax will represent the EVO-MT® Systems in Eastern and Central Canada, and Northern British Columbia. Cullen Diesel Power will service Southern B.C.

Fleet of simulators in a large room.
Mining Insider, Mines, Safety, Technology, Global PT Freeport Indonesia invests in largest operator training simulator deal of 2015

PT Freeport Indonesia’s underground operation has added an additional fleet of simulators to develop and improve operator skills and safety at site.

Picture of the Boart Longyear MDR700 underground coring rig.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Products & equipment, Safety, Technology, Global Boart Longyear launches MDR700, the next generation underground coring rig with advanced mobility

The MDR700 is a powerful rig that utilizes proven Boart Longyear underground exploration technology.

Nemaska Technical Director Jean-Franc?ois Magnan.
Minerals, Technology, Quebec Nemaska Lithium poised to become major player in global market

Quebec-based Nemaska Lithium wants to be the first lithium producer in Canada.

by Kevin Miller
An artist's rendition of the production support vessel being made for Nautilus Minerals Inc.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Exploration, Technology, Global Steel cutting marks start of physical construction of Nautilus’ production support vessel

The construction of Nautilus Minerals' production support vessel has commenced with the start of steel-cutting.

Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Inuktun Services provides pipe inspection systems for energy companies

This small Vancouver Island company designs and manufactures remotely operated robotic systems to monitor hazardous areas.

by Peter Caulfield
Soleco LED light tower vertically adjustable to the angle of the sun.
Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Caliper builds solutions

From huge steel components used on very large jib crane shovels to a small solar wind powered LED light tower, Caliper builds solutions

by Nowell Berg
Picture of new app designed by Trusterra Technologies called ScoopMAE
Company Profiles, Technology, Global Trusterra Technologies announces new mobile platform designed to document workplace hazards

ScoopMAE, designed for workers to document workplace hazards and safety issues, is a new app created by Trusterra Technologies

by Jessica Kirby
A yellow case slipped over a Galaxy phone.
Products & equipment, Technology SATcase provides global communication in remote locations

This new device that turns a smartphone into a satellite phone has just been released.

by Kirsten Armleder
Picture of scientist in laboratory grinding a disc.
Mining Insider, Technology, British Columbia $748K to KAST—Mining and metals industry in Kootenay region benefits from investment

Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) to establish a metallurgical industry development accelerator in the West Kootenays.

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