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NEWS:

Weather and maintenance hampered energy production in May, StatsCan says
Real gross domestic product decreased 0.3 percent in May, and the mining, oil and gas extraction sector was the main source of the decline.
Learn why maintenance was involved...

Selwyn Resources expands management team for ScoZinc mine
Vancouver-based Selwyn Resources announced it has expanded its management team at the ScoZinc mine in Nova Scotia with a new general manager and operations manager.
Find out how this mine restart is progressing...

Nexen cuts 2011 output forecast due to North Sea maintenance, oilsands project
Calgary's Nexen Inc. lowered its 2011 production outlook on Thursday, as maintenance downtime in the North Sea crimps output and the Long Lake oilsands development continues to underperform. Learn more...

Mining industry payments to Canadian governments increased by 65% in 2010
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today released its annual report on the level of payments made by the mining industry to Canadian governments, including $8.4 billion paid to Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments in 2010.
Learn more about the industry economic contributions...

Metso strengthens its position as a services provider in the North American mining sector
Metso has acquired Copperstate Industrial Services, a mining services provider based in Arizona, reinforcing its maintenance, repair and retrofit business in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Read more about the deal...

TransCanada touts safety features on proposed Alberta-U.S. oil pipeline
Executives from Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. seeking to build a massive pipeline linking Alberta's oilsands to U.S. refineries said Tuesday the line will include safety features to prevent a spill like the one that fouled the Yellowstone River in July. Learn how they're lowering spill risks...



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:

P3 Series thermal imagers
Fluke Corp. introduces the P3 Series thermal imagers, designed to work in even the harshest environments. more...

Underground mine truck
Atlas Copco says its new Minetruck MT42 represents the next generation of underground trucks. more...

Aqueous parts washer
The Snap-on Aqueous Parts Washer (PBC33A) has a heated cleaning solution that works by relieving surface tension of the grime. 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


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