Cambrian grad hopes mine rescue story will shine light on crisis respondersSuzanne Bernier watched the coverage of
Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and she saw death, devastation and
destruction. When she landed on the ground in her role as a crisis
management consultant, she quickly realized the reports had left
something — or someone — out.The next time you hear about a
disaster, in the paper or on TV, Bernier wants you to do something
that will brighten your outlook, just a little.“Look for the helpers, make it a
game,” said Bernier. “We’re so focused on seeing th...
Rose-Lyne D’Aoust-Messier is seeing
the subtle signs that the mineral exploration sector is on the
rebound.The training consultant at Northern
College is seeing renewed interest from drilling contractors who are
looking to scoop up past and current graduates from the college’s
diamond driller ...
Navy is out. Orange, yellow and red are
in.As of July 1, miners working
underground in Ontario are required to wear high-visibility safety
apparel made of fluorescent or brightly coloured background material.The change in regulations was an ideal
opportunity for Covergalls Inc., a Sudbury-based...
When Jeff Farquharson rappelled down
the 70-foot, dripping rock wall at Dynamic Earth’s Vale Chasm to
rescue Perry Simon on the morning of Aug. 25, he wasn’t nervous.“We’re going to take you down.
You’re in good hands, buddy,” he said as he attached Simon’s
harness to his own.It could be that ...
Biomining and bioremediation are one
step closer to wider use in the mining industry with the creation of
a new position at Laurentian University geared towards
commercializing the technologies.As of July 1, Nadia Mykytczuk is
Laurentian University’s first industrial research chair in mining,