Environment

Green goop yields a breakthrough

Gillian Woodford

Two Laurentian University researchers discovered that mine tailings in Sudbury contain algae with antimicrobial and anti-cancer properties

Social standing

Kelsey Rolfe

With the recent tailings dam failure in Brazil, investors want more transparency around the inherent risks of mining

Seeing is understanding

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

BGC Engineering’s augmented reality software is helping the government bridge the communication gap in community consultations for the Giant Mine Remediation Project

A legacy project in progress

Robert Hiltz

The completion of a $1-billion retrofit at the Sudbury smelter begins a new era and spells the end of a local landmark

Waterton takes Hudbay to court over misrepresentations

The continuing proxy battle between Hudbay and Waterton has gone to the courts

Innovation to improve the exploration odds

As the industry struggles to find deposits to replace depleted mines and meet new demand, technologies are emerging to make the search a bit easier and less costly