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NEWS:

Ontario safety blitz focuses on pits, quarries
Mining inspectors will conduct a blitz of pits and quarries across Ontario in July, focusing on hazards involving the crushing and screening of rock and ore and the conveying of these materials from one location to another inside pits and quarries.
Get full blitz details...

Goldcorp nabs award for reclamation of old Ontario mine tailings
Goldcorp has won the Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Award for its work on the Coniaurum property in Timmins for cleaning up and transforming an old mine site and tailings area into flourishing habitat for the bears and the bees.
Learn about the amazing project...

Shell spends over $1 billion with Aboriginal contractors
Shell, as operator of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, announced that in just six years the project has spent over $1 billion with Aboriginal contractors. Learn more about this...

Ernst & Young reveals Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 finalists
Ernst & Young has revealed this year's finalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, and they include several in the energy sector out West, including a company that provides maintenance and shutdown service to the oil and gas industry.
Find out more...

Manufacturers rather use Excel, other systems than ERP: IFS study
While software used in their personal lives gets more attractive and intuitive daily, most business software (like enterprise resource planning) lags behind. FInd out more of the survey results...


FEATURE:

Mining for Talent:
Industry pilot awards national certification to Canadian mining workers

By Lindsay Forcellini
Employees from seven different mine sites across Canada are the first group of mining workers to receive national certification through the Canadian Mining Credentials Program. The program is the cornerstone of the mining industry's efforts to recognize the skills, knowledge and experience of its workforce.
Read more — and get involved...


PRODUCTS:

Deep-drilling brushless servomotor
Electromate announced that Maxon has launched its EC22 HD motor for the exceptionally high requirements in deep drilling technology. more...

High-temp, metal-seat ball valves
A-T Controls has released its new M-series metal seat ball valves, engineered with specially coated matched balls and seats. more...

High-pressure PTFE hoses
Parker Hannifin Corp. has introduced its 944B and 955B high-pressure PTFE hose assemblies to handle high working pressures while maintaining peak flow rates. more...


DIGITAL EDITION:

Mining for Talent: Industry pilot program awards certification to Canadian mining workers

Designs on Safety: Custom machine eliminates manual installation of roof bolts in mines

Data Drill Down: Teck Resources unearths stronger asset performance with new ERP system

Custom Made: Custom bearings may be the solution to difficult applications


CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

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