Projects

Less is more

Kylie Williams

The smelter in Kitimat, B.C. started up in the 1950s, and after a major upgrade, the operation is turning out even more aluminum while keeping its environmental impact in check

The power of patience

Eavan Moore

Despite a long history of mining in the region, the team behind Dundee Precious Metals’ Krumovgrad project in Bulgaria had to work hard to lay a foundation of trust before building the mine

Quebec’s golden pockets

Virginia Heffernan

Exploration is stagnant around most of the world, but Quebec’s gold camps in the Abitibi and James Bay regions offer a ray of light in an otherwise dark tunnel

A brilliant start

Kelsey Rolfe

Gahcho Kué, the Northwest Territories’ newest diamond mine, promises sparkling returns for DeBeers Canada

Hope for the future

Correy Baldwin

TMAC’s high-grade Hope Bay gold project in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut is nearing start up

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.

No time for waste

Faster sensors have upped the potential for ore sorting in mine operations