Sandvik and Vedanta partner to drive full digitalization at Hindustan Zinc’s SK Mine

Sandvik is delivering one of the most comprehensive digital offerings globally to the SK mine through the industry-leading, OEM-independent OptiMine® digital platform. The world-class system includes a comprehensive set of features for short interval control of the underground operations, including: OptiMine® Monitoring, Location Tracking and Mine Visualization, Scheduler, Task Management and OptiMine® Analytics, the latter with IBM Watson IoT. The system will be commissioned in 2019.

Epiroc extends Combi Cutter Offering

 Epiroc extends Combi Cutter offering

Epiroc has added two new models to its Combi Cutter range. Designed for carriers in the 20-30 ton (44,000 – 66,000 pounds) and 25-40 ton (55,000 – 88,000 pounds) operating weight classes respectively, the CC 2300 and CC 3100 offer a productive combination of short cycle times, easy handling and simple maintenance

Saskatchewan miner launches aggressive exploration program in Ontario

A month after closing the aquisition of Rapier Gold, GFG Resources (TSX-V:GFG) announced the launching of an aggressive exploration program at the Abitibi greenstone belt, which is located west of Timmins, Ontario. 

Atlas Copco´s Hydraulic Attachment Tools division will become part of Epiroc

 With effect from January 1, 2018, the Hydraulic Attachment Tools division within Atlas Copco will become part of the Epiroc, the company that Atlas Copco plans to dividend out in mid 2018.

Ottawa's $950-million "SuperCluster Program"

 Sudbury's Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation has made the shortlist for "SuperCluster"

'Wealth isn't a bad name,' Sudbury forum told

 Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce leadership luncheon on proposed tax reforms in Sudbury, Ont. on Monday October 16, 2017. 

SAMSSA Annual General Meeting December 4th 2017

 SAMSSA Annual General Meeting December 4th 2017

Primero sees clear sailing into 2017

The problems that hindered Primero Mining Corp in 2016 are behind it and it is confident that 2017 will result in a complete turnaround. 

Glencore’s Kidd Operations

Kidd Operations this year are celebrating 50 years of production in the City of Timmins. In the last five decades, the Glencore-owned organization mined over 150 million tonnes of ore and employed over 17,000 people, including multi-generational families.

Garrcon Deposit

Despite a bulk sample in 2015 yielding 3516.3 ounces of gold, the Garrcon Deposit has been placed on inactive status. The present owner, Osisko Mining Inc., says “the trial production permit remains active if the company wishes to pursue a second phase of bulk sampling or pursue a full production permit.”