While the shock has certainly been the largest for oil-producing regions, the issue has rippled through to other industries and provinces.
Education Mining News
The Goodman School of Mines and Laurentian University are proud to announce the inaugural Goodman Gold Challenge (GGC), an investment management competition for undergraduate students. The competition will be held at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario from February 22 to February 25, 2017.
Failure of a tailings facility may significantly affect the share value of a mine or its mining company
Here's what went wrong and how the impacts could have been minimal.
Scientists from the University of Exeter will lead a ground-breaking new collaborative research project to discover crucial new deposits of essential raw materials across Europe.
TIMMINS, ON: Northern College, Haileybury School of Mines has a new initiative underway; the creation of a Northern School of Hard Rock Mining, offered in partnership with Kidd Operations. One of the first programs offered […]
The Mount Polley failure in Canada, in 2014, and the tailings facility failure at the iron ore mine at Samarco in Brazil in November 2015, are fresh reminders of the need for proper training in all aspects of design, operation and management of tailings facilities.
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada (February 16, 2016) – The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI), in partnership with SNOLAB, is pleased to announce the launch of a global Request for Proposal (RFP) for business start-ups […]
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There is increasing demand in the mining industry for raising the standard of NI43-101 reporting for mining projects.
While mining has historically affected its surrounding environment, advances in technology and changes in water management techniques mean that many negative impacts are now avoidable.
While companies cut, employers in the resource and mining industry have expressed concern over growing skills shortages.
Technique likely to become an inexpensive way to uncover rich copper deposits.
SUDBURY, ON (February 4, 2016) – Laurentian University has signed an agreement to leverage its expertise in an effort to help evaluate mining training needs in Ivory Coast, implement relevant and viable training programs, and […]
This plan was developed with the involvement of over 500 individuals, participating in four separate engagement opportunities.
Northern College, in collaboration with all public colleges across the province are calling for the Ontario government to make upfront investments of $30 million into market-driven research to promote industry clusters.
Applied Research is not a new phenomenon in the College system, but Northern College certainly has taken its applied research program to a new level.
Deborah Mates, the Director of the CWA Foundation, was at the Kirkland Lake campus on Monday to recognize Northern College’s third year Welding Engineering co-op student Andy Yang for his passion and academic excellence in welding.
Small-scale or artisanal mining is responsible for producing around 400 tonnes of gold a year worldwide. It supports 160 million people, including about 16 million who are directly involved in mining. But because most small-scale miners rely on mercury to extract gold (big mining companies no longer use mercury), the waste runoffs from the mines end up polluting the air and nearby waterways.
A Faberge amethyst ring is to be raffled in London with the aim of raising £5,000 for a female to study at Camborne School of Mines (CSM) as part of a wider initiative to encourage more women into the mining profession.
MICROMINE’s Academic Licensing Scheme continues to partner with universities to allow for real time learning
MICROMINE’s Academic Licensing Scheme has been introduced in over 115 academic institutions world-wide and now expands to Eskisehir Osmangazi University (ESOGU), Turkey and German University of Technology (GUtech), Oman.
Mining in the Alps dates back much further than previously thought — in the Austrian region of Montafon since the Bronze Age.
A third party or an employee being involved in a corrupt activity towards a foreign government official without your knowledge can lead to you facing jail time in Canada and substantial financial penalties for your company.
As one part of the morning program of Day One (November 4th) at the CAMESE Forum, the Telfer School of Business will be offering The Anti-Corruption for Mining Suppliers Short Course. The course covers: 1) The Anti-Corruption movement and the CFPOA, 2) Red flags of Corruption in emerging markets and 3) Anti-Corruption Best Practises.
Australian researchers have found a way to use diamonds to act as beacons in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and identify cancerous tumours before they become life-threatening.