Environmental experiments

Antoine Dion-Ortega

Bruno Bussière and Marie Guittonny-Larchevêque discuss their reclamation work in northern Quebec

Men, machines and the environment in Copper Cliff

Sam Marcuson

Sam Marcuson, the recipient of the Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM 2018 Airey award - the most prestigious award in Canadian metallurgy and materials science - traces the metallurgical and environmental history of the smelter, and in the process, sheds light on the dynamics between industry, engineering, environmental regulation and society. 


Digital twins in mining and mineral processing

Sohail Nazari

A digital replica of a mineral processing plant won't recover any metals on its own, but it is an essential element to optimizing operations using the latest technologies available. Sohail Nazari of Andritz explains

Mining data and data for mining

Dalia Asterbadi

If the mining industry is truly interested in re-imagining how value is extracted from rocks in the ground, its members could do a lot better than going back and forth with each other about how to innovate.

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.

Agile methodology in mining

What happens when traditional industries try agile methods? Good things, says Gonzalo Tudela, CEO and co-founder of Vandrico Solutions. With a quick introduction and case study on the method, he makes a strong case for why agile is ready to take off in mining