Group of people at AME conference looking at display.
Mines, British Columbia

New opportunities on the horizon for mineral exploration in Western Canada

Highlights from this year's conference included some exciting announcements regarding resource development and exploration

Kendra Johnston smiles on a pier in Vancouver, B.C.
Minerals, British Columbia

Q & A with Kendra Johnston: AME’s new President and CEO

Kendra Johnston, President and CEO of AME, is optimistic about jobs, economy and reconciliation in 2020

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Large piece of machinery with person standing in bucket.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon $500,000 federal funding to help promote northern mining at annual conference

The Yukon Mining Alliance will use the funding to help showcase the opportunities in the North at the annual PDAC Conference in Toronto

by Julie Matchett
Close up of lithium being poured from one gloved hand to another.
Energy, Mines, Technology, Alberta New tech aims to extract lithium from oilfield waste

The demand for lithium, used for electric car batteries, is growing exponentially. New green technology could help extract the mineral from oilfield waste

by Julie Matchett
Tony Beets, Yukon gold miner and one of the stars of Gold Rush.

The Top 10 Mining & Energy stories of 2019

Our readers were interested in a wide range of subjects as reflected in our Top 10 articles of 2019

by Julie Matchett
The Dell Latitude 7220EX Rugged Extreme tablet, yellow case.
Products & equipment

Dell Latitude Rugged reports for hazard duty

Tough and robust, the Dell 7220EX Rugged Extreme tablet is ready for all the abuse you can throw at it

by Julie Matchett
Aerial view of the Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert.
Mines, British Columbia

Teck and Ridley Terminals ink agreement to increase shipments

An agreement between Ridley Terminals Inc. and Teck Resources Limited will enable Teck to increase shipments of its steelmaking coal to the B.C. coast

by Julie Matchett
A lit-up, three-sided sign with a light on top and the numbers 8016 on the side.
Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia

How a small family business became a successful manufacturer within the mining industry

Trevor Rurak, manager at Ralph’s Radio Ltd. in Vancouver, B.C., supplies ID signs to major mining companies

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A remotely-operated underwater vehicle images a hydrothermal vent in the deep ocean.
Minerals, Mines, Global

Demand for rare earth metals and minerals—increasingly rare on land—spurs deep-sea mining

Deep-sea mining refers to the process of mining mineral resources in the deep ocean

by Emily Wrag
The Hitachi EX3600-7 excavator.
Mines, Products & equipment

Newest Hitachi mining excavator delivers on innovation

The Hitachi EX3600-7 excavator is a reliable workhorse with a multitude of innovative features

by Julie Matchett
Picture of Mineral Insights optic device.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology

Mineral Insights sheds light on exploration

By analyzing the unique visible light signature of minerals, James Kendall's innovative device saves the mining industry time

by Julie Matchett
Sohail Nazari surrounded by group of children.
Mines

Rock Star: Sohail Nazari, business development manager at Andritz Inc.

Some of Sohail Nazari’s most valuable learnings came from working at the pub & selling door-to-door before he became business development manager at Andritz Inc

by Timothy Fowler
Logo for the Future of Mining America conference.
Exploration, Mines, Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global

Future of Mining Americas returns to Denver with a focus on digitization, innovation and the future

With over 250 professionals expected to be in attendance, the Future of Mining is a great opportunity for those interested in new ideas, strategies and concepts

example screen of the app giving information on mine capacity
Technology

VRIFY Deal Room “Like a Dating App for Miners”

VRIFY Technology Inc. of Vancouver has developed an online digital tool for the mining industry.

by Peter Caulfield
Fortis truck
Energy

Canada’s LNG era officially begins

While LNG export megaprojects grab the headlines, Canada’s domestic LNG business is already established and growing.

by Jamie Schmidt
A silvery-coloured diamond on a pile of dark, fine rock rubble
Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, Technology

Newest diamonds for industry

They’re not the sparkling, “put a ring on it” kind, but these diamonds have huge value for all kinds of industries.

by Marie Milner
Kendra Johnson
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia

Kendra Johnston named new president and CEO of Association for Mineral Exploration (AME)

The BC-based Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) recently appointed Kendra Johnston as its president and CEO.

by Peter Caulfield
John Hull, founder and chief technology officer of Hifi Engineering Inc.
Technology

Fibre optics grows beyond telecom

John Hull, founder and CTO of Hifi Engineering, discusses Hifi’s innovative use of fibre optics for distributed monitoring in the energy and mining industries.

by Jamie Schmidt