Canadian Mining Journal

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    ANNIVERSARY: CEMI celebrates 10 years of innovation

    March 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – CEMI (Centre for excellence in Mining Innovation) celebrated 10 years of innovation for the global mining industry on March 6 at the PDAC. The event highlighted the organization’s results and dedication to delivering technical solutions through both innovation

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    DISRUPT MINING: Finalists to face impressive line-up of judges

    February 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Integra Gold Goldcorp have named the judges for the “shark tank” style live finale of #DisruptMining on March 5, 2017, in Toronto. This panel of industry leaders will use their experience, knowledge, and skills to decide which disruptor has the potential

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    A snapshot of mining R&D activity in Ontario

    February 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    As part of its “Innovation Agenda” the federal government announced last year that it would invest $800 million over four years to support research and innovation in five key sectors of Canada’s economy. The identity of those sectors is still

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    SEISMOLOGY: ESG Solutions teams up with Ultra-Deep Mining Network

    December 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KINGSTON, ON – ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic solutions, is working with the Ultra-Deep Mining Network (UDMN) to improve safety and productivity in mines through the development of innovative methods focusing on rock stress risk reduction.  UDMN aims

  • R & D: Search Minerals Inc. Provides Update on Pilot Plant Program

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver: Search Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the pilot plant program which is being conducted by SGS Canada Inc.. The Pilot Plant is being funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and

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    RESEARCH: The value behind CEMI’s Rio Tinto centre for underground mining

    October 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) and Rio Tinto are celebrating the completion of the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC) at CEMI. This $10-million investment in Canada’s mining innovation was created to undertake

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    THE FUTURE: New Canadian research offers step change to global mining

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Although supported by the world’s largest miners and with 10 years of success under its belt, the COSMO-Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory of McGill University in this city is not a familiar name to most industry followers. The lab

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    Security innovations to help ensure product safety

    October 1, 2016 by Dr. Paul Smith

    Deep in a state-of-the-art lab in Mississauga, Ont., researchers are tackling problems that cost businesses around the world billions of dollars every year. The engineers and scientists at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) spend much of their time

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    INVESTMENT: Ontario pledges $5M to mining R&D effort

    July 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – The Ontario government will pour $5 million into mining research and development at Laurentian University. A consortium at the school is investigating new methods of improving mineral targeting. The official award was made June 29 by Northern

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    ENGINEERING: R&D success from CEMI’s 6-year SUMIT program

    June 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – CEMI (the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) has completed a one of a kind $6.7 million collaborative R&D initiative. The SUMIT Program (Smart Underground Monitoring & Integrated Technologies for deep mines) is aimed at developing and advancing smart

  • ALUMINUM: NRC promotes more use of aluminum

    June 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A newly formed alliance called ALTec Industrial Research R&D Group is consolidating research efforts in the Canadian aluminium sector to develop innovative aluminium products for ground transportation vehicles. As a cost-effective and sustainable material, aluminum is increasingly being used to