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Happy 2013 from everyone at REM. In this newsletter, we take a look back at the year that was. Take a look through this year's most popular stories listed below.


#1 - Goldcorp Canada fined $350K after worker killed
Goldcorp Canada Ltd., the operator of Hoyle Pond, a Timmins, mine, was fined $350,000 in October for a violation of Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was killed.

#2 - Vancouver's First Coal receives purchase offer from Xstrata Coal
Vancouver-based First Coal Corp. has received an all-cash offer of purchase from Xstrata Coal. Read...

#3 - VIDEO: Condition monitoring for Caterpillar trucks at MINExpo
From MINExpo 2012 in Las Vegas, Craig Watkins talks about Caterpillar's MineStar Health system, which delivers machine condition and operating data for an entire fleet.

#4 - Another fossil unearthed at Syncrude's North Mine
Just six months after the discovery of a plesiosaur fossil at Syncrude's North Mine in Fort McMurray, Alta., fossils of two more extinct marine reptiles were unearthed in the same area in May, less than a week apart. Read...

#5 - Blitz planned for underground mines in Ontario
Back in November and December, Ministry of Labour mining inspectors checked on hazards involving two specific types of systems used to transfer ore inside underground mines. Read...

#6 - Petroleum HR Council launches job board
Thanks to funding from the Government of Alberta, the Petroleum HR Council recently launched a new job board on Careers in Oil + Gas, helping people access direct employment opportunities. Read...


FEATURES: The Most Read

Go for Gold:
Take Barrick's maintenance improvement journey
By Robert Cronin

Over the past three years, Barrick Gold Corp. has been on a maintenance improvement journey, taking important steps to improve its maintenance function. Here's why and how.
Read full feature...

Reduce Workplace Accidents:
Use safe welding practices on the job
By Carl Peters

Arc welding is safe when sufficient measures are taken to protect the welder from potential hazards. Before starting your next project, be sure to understand and follow safe practices to protect yourself from such hazards as electric shock, fires and explosions, fumes and gases and arc rays.
Read full feature...


Under Stress: Latest advancements in mining
tire condition monitoring technologies

Free Wheeling: B.C. tire health monitor maker keeps mining trucks moving

Staying Clean: Nine ways to control lubrication contamination

Going Wireless: Test shows monitoring mines from remote locations possible with little delay

Power Needs: What to consider when buying a portable generator

Surveying Offshore: Independent report says minor failures most common cause of downtime

Fall Digital Edition


May 5 - 8, 2013 CIM Conference & Exhibition 2013 Metro Toronto Convention Centre

June 11 - 13, 2013
Gas & Oil Expo and Conference 2013 Calgary

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