Technology

A fresh approach to sulfide ores

Cecilia Keating

Copper deposits are getting more difficult to process, but new technology from FLSmidth gets to the root of the problem

Heavy lifting

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

Saskatchewan uranium is poised to help wean the world off its dependency on Chinese heavy rare earth elements thanks to developments from the Saskatchewan Research Council

Field tested

Ian Ewing

Case studies in the hardware and software behind improved milling plant performance

Eyes on the screen

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

New materials and monitoring technology are shaking out more uptime and better performance from vibrating screens

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.

Power and productivity

As the cost of power has steadily risen over the past several years, mine operators have had to become more energy-savvy to keep the lights on

Bugs in the backyard

New Gold is collecting insects at New Afton as part of its plan to monitor biodiversity onsite