Mining Feature

Suzanne Bernier and Brandon Fisher spoke to attendees at Cambrian’s Disaster Heroes event.
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...

Mining News

First Nations trainer setting up future drillers for success
The Frontenac open pit may have limited gold potential, but it’s perfect ground for the type of real-world training that Randy Becker wants to provide for First Nations. The CEO of Nimkie Mining Services is negotiating with the Town of Temagami to reopen the aggregate pit this fall, south of...
Detour Gold reports positive drill results from Lower Detour
Detour Gold Corp. is reporting positive results from its winter drilling program at the Lower Detour property north of Cochrane.Lower Detour is located about six kilometres south of the company’s flagship project, Detour Lake Mine, which contains an open pit mineral reserve of 16.4 million ounc...
Wesdome Mines appoints new CEO
Wesdome Gold Mines has appointed Duncan Middlemiss as its president and CEO.Middlemiss had been president and CEO of St. Andrew Goldfields before it was acquired by Kirkland Lake Gold in January.Middlemiss takes over from Rolly Uloth, who had held the position for the last three years. Uloth w...
Ring of Fire developer hires rail experts for corridor study
KWG Resources has signed on CANARAIL Consultants to conduct a rail feasibility study for the Ring of Fire and for its development partners, China Railway First Survey & Design Institute. Quebec-based CANARAIL provides consulting and engineering services for mining and freight railways, and ...


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