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Goldcorp Spurs Innovation

 Goldcorp’s newest Canadian mine has a nickname that rolls off the tongue nicely, “the mine of the future”. The company’s Borden Lake Project, just east of the town of Chapleau, Ontario continues to draw attention as Goldcorp develops an environmentally sensitive, all-electric underground gold mine.

Technology, Innovation and the Future of Mining

  Technological innovation is all around us changing the we live and work. The mining industry is no exception. 

Gowest Looks to Commercial Production in 2019

  2018 finished with a flurry of good news for Gowest as the company continued its efforts to bring the Bradshaw Site gold mine just north of Timmins into full production. 
The company is anticipating commercial production in 2019 with a peak of 50,000 ounces per year. 

Victoria Gold Mines newly permitted, privately owned GOLD MINE-Timmins East

Victoria Gold Mines newly permitted,  privately owned GOLD MINE-Timmins East

CME 2019 Hosts Ontario’s Largest Mining Job Fair Ever

On June 5, 2019, the Canadian Mining Expo (CME) 2019 will once again host the "Explore Your Options in Mining" Job Fair at the McIntyre Community Centre Timmins, Ontario. This year’s event will focus on adult job seekers, senior high school students and post secondary graduates. It will also have a special focus on engaging certain under-represented groups in mining (youth, women, Indigenous and new comers) 

Sandvik purchases Artisan strives to be leader in battery electric mining vehicles

 Sandvik has acquired  Artisan Vehicle Systems, the manufacturer of battery powered underground mining equipment and the market leader with most battery electric vehicles currently operating in underground mining. Artisan's core technology is based on battery packs, electric motors, power electronics, software and control systems. 

 

Mining Success and Indigenous Participation Go Hand and Hand

 He’s a man on a mission. If Timmins’ new mayor gets his way, a new era in relations between Ontario’s indigenous peoples and municipal leaders is about to take place. Pirie was sworn in as the city’s top politician in early December and he has made it clear that he intends to dramatically alter the way Timmins does business with a particular emphasis on relations with First Nations communities, their leaders and community members.

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.