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?

Combining geostats, AI and VR to find gold deposits

Jean-Philippe Paiement explains how SGS has combined historical geological data with machine learning and virtual reality tools to identify and visualize drilling targets

The nuts and bolts of 3D printing

Stacey DelVecchio explains how Caterpillar is using 3D printing now and the company's vision for how it will be used in heavy equipment and mining in the future

Goldie Nejat creates helpers for helpers

Nejat's passion for engineering and healthcare led her to the study of assistive robots