Tools of the Trade

Upgraded drill rigs

Matthew Coyte

Epiroc tweaks an already successful system by adding remote operation

Faster reactions to falling rocks

Matthew Coyte

Hexagon’s IDS GeoRadar RockSpot, a real-time rockfall alert system, provides companies with a way to make accurate risk assessment decisions

Defence against the cold

Matthew Coyte

Fenner Dunlop’s new Dynaflight ZR2-ORB Steel Cord Belt aims to fix the issue of bitumen clumping together and causing damage when the temperature drops

Evolution in excavation

Matthew Coyte

Hitachi's EX1200-7 excavator is fast, easy to maintain and efficient on any work site

All in for electric

Nouveau Monde Graphite's all-electric graphite mine in Quebec is closer to reality, as the company now has both a feasibility study and an offtake agreement for its Matawinie project

Vanadium’s day

As the price of vanadium skyrockets, Vancouver-based First Vanadium tries to get its Nevada project off the ground