Mines, Global Offering drillers a new way to reduce water consumption

Canadian drilling industry supplier Fordia introduces a new water treatment system.

by Dani Knezevic
Tony de Sousa, standing next to a Finning Cat, will oversee Finning Canada's operations in Saskatchewan from Caterpillar's provincial headquarters in Regina.
Products & equipment, Saskatchewan Finning International Inc. makes a landmark deal with Kramer Caterpiller

Finning International Inc. sets new roots in Saskatchewan after a landmark deal with Kramer Caterpillar closed July 1

by Jessica Kirby
Mine crew celebrates safety at the Gibraltar Mine in this Taseko file photo
Mining Insider, First Nations, Mines, British Columbia Taseko and Soda Creek Indian Band Sign participation and cooperation agreement

The agreement reflects a commitment by the Parties to work together productively and harmoniously, in the spirit of good faith and cooperation.

Picture of the SunMine facility in Kimberley, B.C.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Kimberley offers free public tours of SunMine and key quotes

The City of Kimberley will be offering tours of the SunMine facility, free of charge to the public, from July 31st to August 5th.

Picture of new app designed by Trusterra Technologies called ScoopMAE
Company Profiles, Technology, Global Trusterra Technologies announces new mobile platform designed to document workplace hazards

ScoopMAE, designed for workers to document workplace hazards and safety issues, is a new app created by Trusterra Technologies

by Jessica Kirby
A yellow case slipped over a Galaxy phone.
Products & equipment, Technology SATcase provides global communication in remote locations

This new device that turns a smartphone into a satellite phone has just been released.

by Kirsten Armleder
Heavy haulers work 24 hours a day at Syncrude's Fort McMurray operations. Each truck uses six of the $65,000 tires. Photograph by Todd Korol
Mines, Products & equipment, Alberta Haul truck tire drives more than three and a half times around the globe

A four-metre-tall Michelin heavy haul truck tire at Syncrude's Aurora mine recently broke a performance and longevity record.

by Jessica Kirby
Picture of the front page of the Fraser Institute's annual Survey of Mining Companies 2014.
Mines, Sustainability & environment, Global Saskatchewan ranks tops in Canada in Fraser Institute mining survey

Saskatchewan ranks 2nd, behind Finland, on the Fraser's Institute's Investment Attractiveness Index.

by Peter Caulfield
Gordon Bogden, CEO of Alloycorp, brings 23 years as an investment banker to the mining industry.
Gordon Bogden looks to the future for opportunities to innovate in a changing industry

Gordon Bogden, CEO of Alloycorp Mining, Inc., looks to the future for opportunities to innovate in a changing industry

by Jessica Kirby
An areal photo of Alloycorp's Avanti Kitsault project, located 120 kilometres north of Terrace, B.C.
Exploration, Safety, British Columbia, Quebec Forward thinking is key for Alloycorp Mining, Inc.

Alloycorp Mining Inc. is moving fearlessly forward with social and technological innovations that are essential tools in navigating the new mining landscape

by Jessica Kirby
Evolution Wheels on a four-wheel-drive tractor
Products & equipment, Manitoba Evolution Wheel conquers flat tires and poor traction

Evolution Wheel conquers flat tires and poor traction in rugged environments, bringing skid steer loaders into a new generation of “go anywhere and do anything”

by Jessica Kirby
Photo of Pamela De Mark
Mines, British Columbia Pamela De Mark: Making her mark in a man’s world

"Never differentiate yourself based on your gender, and don’t be shy about accepting challenges," said De Mark

by Kevin Miller
Artist rendering of the Site C dam
Energy, British Columbia Site C dam project to break ground this summer

After 11 years of consultations, evaluations, negotiations and project planning work, the Site C dam project will break ground this summer

by Kevin Miller
Aerial shot of the proposed Woodfibre LNG site where the company is hard at work remediating the environmental effects of 100 years of industrial activity by the previous owner.
Energy, British Columbia Woodfibre LNG is breaking environmental ground

Woodfibre LNG is in the race to be the first to produce LNG for export from B.C.

by Jessica Kirby
Between the Tilbury plant in Delta and Mt. Hayes on Vancouver Island, FortisBC stores 2.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas in case service is interrupted by weather.
Energy, British Columbia LNG 101

What is LNG and how will it affect the province’s future, economically and in terms of safety?

by Jessica Kirby
Kimberley SunMine
Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Kimberley’s SunMine to light up in June 2015

Western Canada’s largest solar installation puts this entrepreneurial East Kootenay community on the map.

by By Kevin Miller
IKE property
Minerals, British Columbia Amarc Resources announces “significant” BC discovery

Hunter Dickinson company says it has porphyry-style copper-molybdenum-silver deposit.

by Peter Caulfield
Darin Labrenz.
Gold still glitters for geologist Labrenz

“Geologists are eternal optimists,” said Darin Labrenz. “We always think the next great discovery is the project we’re working on."

by Kevin Miller