Operations

Striking gold

Ashley Joseph

The National Research Council has joined forces with a number of mining companies to test out the world’s first on-site gold analyzer tool

Ground breakers

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

Comminution takes an oversized chunk of global energy demand. These are six ideas on how to break down that inefficiency

An eye on the inside

Kylie Williams

An optical probe is being tested at Kingston Process Metallurgy’s laboratory in Ontario and three smelters around the globe to monitor and predict flash furnace efficiency as copper concentrate feed compositions change

Monument to the future

Kylie Williams

Modular construction keeps Mosaic’s Esterhazy K3 mine expansion on budget and on schedule

Wear panels with impact

Matthew Parizot

A hybrid wear panel that will last significantly longer than steel wear panels

Supply chain reactions

Kylie Williams

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

Heavy equipment helping hand

BHP turns to its ecosystem of suppliers for an innovative solution to a maintenance issue

New path for ancient culture

Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank operation and its Inuit workers adapt to each other’s needs