Fossils discovered in B.C. province, new regulations for mining companies put the fossils in Royal Museums and local history exhibits.
Education, First Nations, History, British Columbia

British Columbia’s new fossil protocol

The government of British Columbia has implemented a new recovery protocol for the removal and preservation of found fossils.

by Zoë Dupley
Craig Clydesdale, Founder and CEO of OOM Energy, with the unit which is a dedicated energy system called an Integrated Energy Platform™ (IEP).
Renewable Energy, Global

An off-grid power solution by OOM Energy

OOM Energy’s “utility without borders” offers users reliable, clean, dedicated energy generation.

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The Royal Canadian Mint's 40th Anniversary of the Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates 40 years of leadership and innovation

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a special 40th anniversary edition of the Gold Maple Leaf

A New Flyer Xcelsior fuel cell electric bus.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Global Ballard-powered New Flyer fuel cell electric buses ready to deliver zero-emission transit in U.S.

Fuel-cell electric buses (FCEB) are anticipated to offer a one-to-one replacement for diesel and CNG buses as they are zero-emission vehicles

Eric Bruggeman and Peter Nilsson.
Mines, Products & equipment

Kal Tire Mining Group takes innovation award at Electra Mining Conference in South Africa

Peter Nilsson’s job at Kal Tire Mining Group is to encourage employees to identify innovations and shepherd the best ones to development and implementation.

by Timothy Fowler
A headshot of Prof. Jacques Yves Guigné, CEO of Acoustic Zoom
Mines

Rock Star: Jacques Yves Guigné of Acoustic Zoom

Acoustic Zoom’s goal is to increase confidence in exploration by creating a sort of telescope to enter the earth.

by Timothy Fowler
A wind turbine against a blue sky is part of Phase 1 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan

A renewable triple: Canada’s first large-scale wind-solar-storage combo

Saskatchewan Research Council energizes Phase 2 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility

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Cover of the book
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global

Connecting Canada’s energy efficiency sector

Co-authors Pierre Langlois and Geneviève Gauthier wrote Canada’s first comprehensive book on energy efficiency in our country

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A sidewall protector from Argonics is installed on a tire.
Mines, Products & equipment, Global

Sidewall protection for OTR tires keeps mining operations running

An innovative urethane protector reduces the risk of sidewall tire punctures on OTR tires for heavy equipment working in mining operations

by Del Williams
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
Ktunaxa Nation in Cranbrook, BC. engaged SkyFire Energy for their solar project.
Renewable Energy

More incentives for solar power in Alberta

Greg Sauer of SkyFire Energy is optimistic about Alberta’s PACE program and the future of solar energy

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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Guests pause during a tour of the Victor Mine pit for a photograph. The pit was one of several stops along the tour including the Process Plant, Reclamation areas, and more.
Minerals, Mines, Ontario

Victor Diamond Mine marks a decade of historic achievement for De Beers

Ontario’s first and only diamond mine—the De Beers Victor Mine—celebrated 10 years of safe and successful production in August

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Representatives from Northern communities, government, the union, employees and contractors, and business associations gathered at the 20th Anniversary of the Ekati Mine.
Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories

20 years of diamonds yield a lot of brilliance at the Ekati Mine

The Ekati Mine in the Northwest Territories celebrates 20 years of production in October—a huge accomplishment for Canada’s first diamond mine

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Each structure is customized to suit your needs.
Products & equipment

VersaTube Building Systems provides customized storage

Easy Build Structures is the exclusive distributor of VersaTube Building Systems for British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Alaska.

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(L to R) Brian Testo and Michael Dufresne of Grizzly Discoveries explore the Robocop project near Roosville, B.C.
Exploration, British Columbia

Grizzly Discoveries explores near Roosville, B.C.

Brian Testo, CEO of Grizzly Discoveries, is exploring Robocop as a potential for a mine site near Roosville, B.C.

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Cat mining equipment in the snow
Company Profiles

Nuna Logistics celebrates 25 years

Canada’s largest Inuit-owned heavy civil earthworks and mine construction contractor celebrates 25 years in business.

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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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