Canadian Mining Journal

  • INNOVATION: Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining challenge is back for 2018

    November 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Mining Industry’s Innovation Accelerator Challenge Returns to PDAC VANCOUVER –  Goldcorp Inc. is pleased to present the second #DisruptMining accelerator challenge and live finale event on Sunday, March 4, 2018 during the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference. Highlights: Goldcorp to host the

  • CONFERENCES: World Mining Congress 2018 – Call for Papers

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    World Mining Congress 2018: Promotion of fundamental scientific and technological cooperation in the mining industry. ASTANA – On June 19-22, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan, the 25th World Mining Congress (WMC). This is the largest industry event that brings together specialists

  • STRUCTURES: Legacy Building Solutions Announces New ExxoTec Fabric

    November 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH HAVEN – Legacy Building Solutions is proud to announce the addition of a new and exclusive fabric, ExxoTec™, to their customized tension fabric structure offerings. ExxoTec™ is a premium PVC fabric with superior strength and performance characteristics and a highly

  • CONFERENCES: New Mining Technology Conference Launches in Sudbury

    November 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY – PACE (Partners in Achieving Change Excellence) is proud to present Beyond Digital Transformation 2018, a new mining conference with a new focus! “In working and having discussions with some of the biggest mining companies in the world, what we’ve been

  • Feature

    Q&A with CEMI’s Doug Morrison

    October 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Innovation is a hot topic, but how much progress has the mining industry made?

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    INNOVATION: CMIC and CEMI offer joint submission to federal government

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) and the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) propose the creation of a clean resources supercluster called, CLEER (clean, low energy, effective, engaged and remediated) in a joint submission to

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    Are miners game for virtual reality?

    August 1, 2017 by Virginia Heffernan

    Forward-thinking organizations are starting to apply virtual reality and augmented reality to mining.

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    Innovation: Hydraulic Air Compressor (HAC) launch in Sudbury

    June 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ontario – After a seven month long build, the Hydraulic Air Compressor (HAC) Demonstrator at Dynamic Earth has officially opened. The 100-ft. high (above and below ground) industrial-scale system for testing and demonstration of compressed air production is installed in

  • Hecla embraces ‘culture of innovation’ to boost productivity

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    U.S.-based Hecla Mining has highlighted operational innovation as a key strategic pillar because it is convinced the industry stands on a technological “tipping point” that will pave the way for the next generation of mines.   The company hosted an intimate technology mini-conference

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    Getting to CMIC’s zero waste vision

    May 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    As executive director of the Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC), Carl Weatherell has a lot of conversations with people in the industry about innovation. But those conversations often have to start by defining terms – specifically by distinguishing innovation from

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    The next frontier is harnessing artificial intelligence to revolutionize mining

    May 1, 2017 by David Godkin

    The technology is IBM’s Watson cognitive analytics, known more colloquially as artificial intelligence or AI and soon to be applied to Goldcorp’s Red Lake mine in Ontario. There, Watson will ingest, analyze and synthesize massive amounts of complex geological and

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    Water treatment optimization through innovation

    May 1, 2017 by Chris Biederman

    Water is an integral part of mining. Without ready access to water, ore processing and mineral production becomes prohibitively expensive, or is altogether not possible. Even when water is readily available, stakeholders expect that water will be used efficiently and