Operations

Raising productivity

Linda Stuart

Raise boring allowed Alamos Gold to sink a large-diameter production shaft at its Young-Davidson mine quicker, safer and cheaper than by conventional means

Old rocks, new eyes

Herb Mathisen

There’s a treasure trove of information to be found for explorers willing to venture indoors

A new era in shaft sinking

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

Tunnelling equipment manufacturer Herrenknecht adapts its technology to sink shafts, supplanting the need to blast, and proving its capabilities in projects located in Saskatchewan and Belarus