Projects

Planning for closure in the oil sands

Gillian Woodford

Mine closure designer Neeltje Slingerland argues that better tailings planning now will mean a smoother – and cheaper – path to reclamation

Remote patrol

Gillian Woodford

Tasked with remediating the affected waterways and wildlife habitats in the wake of the Mount Polley tailings breach, Golder turned to drone technology to monitor the rebuilt creek environment

Monument to the future

Kylie Williams

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

Return to Bloom

Matthew Parizot

Knocked off track by the commodities downturn, Bloom Lake is under new ownership, turning out high-grade ore again in the Labrador Trough, and on the road to expansion

The complex journey to a simple solution

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

For years Niobec lived with seasonal variation in niobium flotation recovery until the winter of 2014, when it became too much to bear

Oil sands: New technologies on trial

Companies pushing the envelope with new techniques for in-situ oil sands extraction