Timmins, ON - Following a trial, Orbit Garant Drilling Services Inc., a diamond drilling company operating in northeastern Ontario, was found guilty and fined $200,000 after a worker was killed by a falling tree while exiting a bulldozer.
Vancouver – Taseko Mines Limited is updating the operating status of Gibraltar.
Atlas Copco claims to develop some of the most fuel-efficient drill rigs in the industry. To put its premium SmartROC drill rigs to the test, an experiment was designed. Could a SmartROC T40 set a new industry record in its class and drill 100 metres in less than two hours with a fuel consumption of less than 40 litres?
Montreal – EERS, a Quebec company that has developed a revolutionary new hearing protection, communication and monitory technology, has received backing from the Quebec government under its Creativity Quebec program in the form of a $3.05 million loan.
Ontario passed legislation on May 9 that will modernize the province's resource extraction rules to increase environmental protections, boost competitiveness and create jobs and economic growth in the aggregates and mining sectors.
The Government of Ontario is inviting the public to comment on proposed changes to the province’s nuclear emergency response plan.
Toronto – IAMGOLD Corporation deeply regrets to report the death of an employee this morning at its Westwood Mine in Quebec.
Timmins, Ont. - Two defendants - one a mining company and the other a paving company - pleaded guilty and have been fined $55,000 and $40,000 respectively after a worker was injured when a hopper containing sand toppled over.
Newmarket, Ont. – Konecranes Canada Inc., a company that services industrial cranes and lifting devices, pleaded guilty and was fined $125,000 after a worker was fatally injured by an electrical shock.