Canadian Mining Journal


  • RENEWABLE ENERGY: SHYFTinc and Rentricity turn mine water usage into hydro power

    June 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SHYFTinc has established a new technology initiative with Rentricity to bring Rentricity’s innovative electricity production from gravity-fed or pressurized water pipelines directly into mines. Rentricity has successfully implemented its renewable energy in-pipe hydro in the drinking water industry since 2010.

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    MINING PEOPLE: American Creek, Bestech, Centerra, Great Panther, Integra, Solaris, and Suncor

    November 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ken Konkin is the new VP project development for American Creek Resources of Cardston, Alta. He was the company’s exploration manager for the Treaty Creek joint venture, and he will now lead the team moving that project forward. Bestech has

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    MINING PEOPLE: Beaufield, Bestech, Discovery Metals, GoldQuest, Osisko, and Potash Ridge

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Beaufield Resources of Montreal has appointed Ronald Stewart its permanent president and CEO. Additionally, Herve Thiboutot has been named a director. Sudbury, Ont.-based Bestech has recently hired Lorri McCann, previously at SNC-Lavalin as mechanical civil structural manager. Steve Langille, recently

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    AWARD: Bestech recognized for environmental stewardship

    May 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Bestech has been named in Aon Hewitt’s list of The Green 30 of 2013. This list recognizes companies whose employees are most positive about their record of environmental stewardship. Bestech ranked as number 27 on…

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    AWARD: Bestech wins for efforts with local students

    November 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Bestech has won a 2012 Employer Stellar Award from the Education Co-ordinating Team of Workforce Planning for Sudbury and Manitoulin. Nominated by the Employment Centre at College Boreal, the Employer Stellar Award recognizes…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Bestech, Goldstrike, North American Palladium and Silver Predator

    February 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Patrice (Pat) Dubreuil is now VP operations at Bestech of Sudbury, ON. He joined the firm as 2008 as manager of technical support and services, and has also been manager of sales and marketing, and most recently corporate services and sales and…

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    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Sudbury is the luckiest city in North America

    January 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Sudbury is the richest mining district in North America and among the top three hardrock mining regions in the world. Only South Africa’s Witwatersrand gold region and the country’s legendary Bushveld platinum complex can match the…

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    MILESTONE: Bestech hires 100th employee

    January 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Sudbury, ONTARIO – Bestech, the Canadian engineering-automation-software-environmental company, recently passed a milestone, the hiring of its 100th employee. Nor is this the last hire. The company anticipates an additional 30% growth in its…

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    ENERGY MANAGEMENT: Bestech helps Vale and Xstrata save money

    March 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Miners around the world are facing more than their fair share of challenges – from stringent environmental and regulatory pressures to an urgent need to improve operational costs, productivity and safety, all while having to…