Environment

Bugs in the backyard

Peter Braul

New Gold is collecting insects at New Afton as part of its plan to monitor biodiversity onsite

A suicidal solution

Tom DiNardo

Dr. Yadav at UBC is working on a bio-engineered bacteria strain that cleans tailings water at oil sands operations

The carbon conundrum

Peter Braul

The global strategy for reducing carbon emissions currently hinges on some sort of carbon pricing scheme. But will that really mitigate emissions or just pass the buck?

Energy storage solutions for the mining industry

Interest in energy storage is on the rise, particularly in Ontario where high-power users face big penalties for drawing over their one megawatt limit. David Forde of Eco-H Technologies offers miners some work-arounds using energy storage.

Millennials in mining

Preparing for the next generation of miners 

Power and productivity

As the cost of power has steadily risen over the past several years, mine operators have had to become more energy-savvy to keep the lights on