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Research partnership to open doors for mining firms

By NICK STEWART A newly struck partnership between two of Canada’s pre-eminent research institutions located in Sudbury and Saskatoon may well open up entirely new knowledge of environmental workplace safety for the mining industry.

Robert Lipic - MTI's CEO is at the core of the mining industry

By IAN ROSS Mining is a core Canadian industry and Sudbury's Robert Lipic has been at the centre of it for more than 40 years.

Roy Slack - Cementation president knows people make companies great

By IAN ROSS Roy Slack is has built the kind of company he always wanted to work for. The president of one of Canada's largest mine builders has developed a stellar company reputation for safety and a great place to work.

Independent Nickel Corp. - Following in the shadow of Sherritt International

By NICK STEWART Richard Murphy, president of Sudbury-based Independent Nickel Corp.

Prospectors and developers conference reaches record heights

By NICK STEWART With interest in mineral exploration taking on an increasingly global scale, it only seemed logical to take an increasingly global perspective for this year’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, accordi

Goldcorp looks to re-awaken giant

By NICK STEWART Towering over South Porcupine, the McIntyre Mine headframe is one of the most dominant symbols of the Timmins mining camp, a wooden monument standing guard over a maze of dormant underground mine workings.

Engineers take an entrepreneurial edge

By IAN ROSS Engineers in Xstrata’s Process Support group are not just in the mining business, they’re also a profitable business.

Dryden bullish about what lies beneath the surface

By IAN ROSS The City of Dryden thinks it’s sitting on the next big gold camp and wants junior miners to come and explore.

Delivering HR solutions to mining industry

By NICK STEWART Making the move from national offices in Ottawa back home to Northern Ontario, Paul Hébert is due to help reduce the human resources drain facing the mining industry by serving as the Federated School of Mines’ inaugural executive dir

Pivotal year approaching for First Nickel

By NICK STEWART Following recent results which show a 289 per cent increase of the company’s indicated resource at Sudbury’s Lockerby Mine, the coming year promises to be a “pivotal” one for First Nickel Inc., according to its president and CEO.