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REPORT: MAC releases sustainability results

OTTAWA –  The Mining Association of Canada has released its 2016 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) progress report. The report takes a look […]

A “Cool” Look at a “Hot” Idea

Converting the geothermal energy captured from the nearby Springhill coal mine is an innovative and imaginative process that town engineers have incorporated into the design of the town’s new Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community...

Enhanced training through advanced simulation pays off

Canadian mining giant Teck Coal has more than 3000 employees, 400 mine haul trucks, shovels, drills and other surface mining machines; all of which are focussed on its 620 million tonnes of reserves at six metallurgical coal mines in...

MOTORS: Siemens offers new line of explosion proof models

ATLANTA - Siemens Industry, a leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative motors, introduces its toughest line-up to date, the XP100, designed specifically for hazardous operating environments such as the petrochemical and...

Black with Gold Roots

The history of coal mining in B.C.'s Elk Valley surprisingly starts with gold because, like most mining activities in the early 1860s in Western Canada, that was the hot commodity of the times.