A man waling along a holding tank checking to see if there are leaks.
Products & equipment, Safety, Technology, Global Liquid Integrity Systems leak detecting technology

Solar-powered, wireless technology provides flexible protection and real-time leak analysis.

by jillian Clark
Michel de Spot (in cap) at the SunMine groundbreaking ceremony.
Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia SunMine engineer thinks the future looks bright—and Green

In recognition of his role as principal engineer of the SunMine, Michel de Spot was presented with a National Award from Engineers Canada.

by Kevin Miller
Sign of Joy Global, with lake in foreground and flags on the distant bank.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Global Komatsu to acquire U.S. mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global

Joy Global is a worldwide mining machinery and services company founded in 1884.

Picture of hydro tower at sunset.
Energy, Alberta Alberta Storage Alliance launched by consortium of strategic electricity industry participants

The ASA believes energy storage can bring significant benefits to the Alberta Interconnected Electricity System.

3 women sitting on a bench, all wearing different coloured Tiga Workwear's boots.
Outfitting Women in Mining

Two women living and working in Vancouver, British Columbia, have made it their mission to provide appropriate clothing to women in the industry.

by jillian Clark
Gavin Dirom, AME BC president.
Mines, British Columbia Despite challenging market conditions, some B.C. mining projects going ahead

Although 2015 was another challenging year for the BC mining sector, some industry watchers think the worst might be over.

by Peter Caulfield
Duane Gingrich Headshot
Mines, Global Resilience is the key to surviving downturns

Strong foundations and new technology are driving progress and even growth during a downturn for companies who are not afraid to innovate

by Jessica Kirby
Pictured left to right: Joe Bacsu, Lliam Hildebrand, Adam Cormier.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Iron & Earth Promotes the Unification of Oil and Gas with Renewable Energies

A focus on retraining and outreach drives this non-profit organization to diversify Canada’s tradespeople to match Canada’s changing economy.

by jillian Clark
Solar panels and wind turbine against blue sky.
Energy, Global THEnergy supports off-grid renewable energy projects

THEnergy signed a contract with an international renewable energy finance company to support off-grid renewable energy projects

by Submitted by THEnergy
A male delegate of the CIM convention sitting at a console with joysticks.
Education, British Columbia A prime networking opportunity

The CIM Convention 2016 resulted in new information sharing and business connections.

by Danielle Cameron
A silhouette of a firefighter in front of a blaze.
Alberta Alberta stays strong

The wildfire devastating Fort McMurray has led to unprecedented support and generosity.

by Danielle Cameron
Rendering of new SBI BioEnergy Inc. new biorefinery.
Sustainability & environment, Technology, Alberta New Edmonton biorefinery turns vegetable oils into renewable fuels

Edmonton-based SBI BioEnergy Inc. will convert canola oil and animal fats into renewable diesel

by Peter Caulfield
The Bunce family: Justin, Robin, Shaun, Claudia and Josh
Minerals, British Columbia The Bunce family is giving the world Jade Fever

Most people don’t know Canada is one of the world’s largest suppliers of jade, but Jade Fever is helping put Canada on the map.

by Mason Buettner
An aerial view of the Nanticoke Generating Station in 2007, when it was still operating. The plant will be converted to a 44-megawatt solar panel farm.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Ontario Ontario to convert largest coal plant in North America to solar farm

Nanticoke Generating Station—former serial emitter of greenhouse gasses will be converted to a 44-megawatt solar panel farm.

by Peter Caulfield
An open pit mine on the side of a mountain
Education, Mines, Technology, Global Emerging trends in the mining industry

Emerging trends in the mining industry may offer solutions—or at least opportunities for improvement industry-wide.

by submitted by Rory Bagley
An airfield that was reclaimed.
First Nations, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Huckleberry Mines wins award for mine reclamation

TRCR awarded Huckleberry Mines an award for its habitat compensation works

by Peter Caulfield
Aerial view of Gahcho Kué mine site in the snow.
Mines, Northwest Territories Gahcho Kué—The land of diamonds

After 20 years of determination and work, the Gahcho Kué diamond mine is set to begin production this fall and could become the world’s richest.

by Louis Bockner