Operations

A lot of copper – fast

Carolyn Gruske

Kamoa-Kakula is well on its way to making Ivanhoe Mines one of the biggest copper producers in the world

A new era in the oil sands

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

Greater demand, energy security concerns and shifting public sentiment have re-energized the industry

The made-up stress of potash

Sarah Treleaven

University of Saskatchewan graduate student, Latham Hamlin investigates the mineral’s elastic and time-dependent properties in order to make mining operations safer

A new way to drill

Olivia Johnson

Innovations in limiting waste, navigating drill holes and reducing noise pollution are improving the ways companies mine