Operations

Supply chain reactions

Kylie Williams

Battery metals are set to explode, but is the industry ready to keep up with demand?

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

Institutional innovation

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

As the mining industry reinvents itself with cutting-edge automation and digitalization technologies, universities are transforming their offerings to ensure students will have the skills to meet the industry’s rapidly evolving needs and play a part in leading the change.

Return to Bloom

Matthew Parizot

Knocked off track by the commodities downturn, Bloom Lake is under new ownership, turning out high-grade ore again in the Labrador Trough, and on the road to expansion

No wires, new ideas

As Goldcorp’s Musselwhite mine went deeper, dilution began exceeding expectation and the gold miner turned to Orica’s wireless blasting system

Excellon wins the water war

Fed up with production delays due to water ingress, Excellon Resources developed a comprehensive dewatering project at its Platosa mine in Mexico that helped double production