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Minerals Featured Stories:

    • Planet of the Humans: Leads To One Conclusion

      by Tina Olivero

      When you watch the latest documentary, Planet of the Humans, by Micheal Moore and Jeff Gibbs, you come away with a sinking, ugly feeling of hopelessness for our future. That’s what entertaining documentaries do. They take well-accepted perspectives on the far left and pit them against compelling views on the far right, with a clear […]

    • ABB: Responding to change

      by Tina Olivero

      ABB launches ABB Ability™ Augmented Field Procedures to drive worker safety and efficiency across the energy sector. The company has developed an innovative augmenting technology aimed at digitalizing the field operator experience and improving interaction between field and control room operations.  Developed specifically to meet the needs of field operators, the technology will empower seamless integration […]

    • ABB: Industry Now Has Remote Solutions during COVID-19 crisis

      by Tina Olivero

      “During the COVID-19 crisis, governments and companies are having to make difficult choices, balancing people’s safety with economic livelihood. ABB is committed to supporting both: protect people, while helping businesses to stay operational during these challenging times,” said Peter Terwiesch, President Industrial Automation, ABB. “Remote services and digital solutions can make a major contribution to […]

    • Two Carbon Converting Technologies Share $10 Million in ERA’s Grand Challenge

      by Tina Olivero

      Two successful projects have emerged from Round 3 of ERA’s five-year funding competition, Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. ERA is awarding $5 million to Mangrove Water Technologies and $5 million to CarbonCure Technologies to support commercialization of their technologies in Alberta. ERA launched the $35-million Grand Challenge in 2013 to find the world’s most innovative […]

    • Kimura Capital LLP joins the MineHub Consortium

      by Tina Olivero

      MineHub, the innovative technology platform that is digitalising the mining and metals supply chains, is pleased to announce that Kimura Capital LLP (“Kimura”) is joining MineHub’s growing consortium of industry participants. Kimura is a London based asset management company that specialises in commodity trade finance with expertise in financing complex logistical operations. As a member […]

    • Red Moon Resources – Operations Update

      by Tina Olivero

      October 4th 2019 – Mining: Red Moon Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that since production commenced in May the company has shipped over 130,000 tonnes of gypsum/anhydrite from its Ace mine in western Newfoundland. Production will continue into late October and it is anticipated that the total production for 2019 will exceed 150,000 tonnes […]

    • OceanVision Project Commences With Kraken Robotics

      by Tina Olivero

      September 9, 2019 Kraken Robotics Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., has launched the initial phase of its OceanVision™ project. Commencing in late September, Kraken will deploy its sensors and unmanned underwater platforms to conduct ultra-high definition seabed imaging and mapping on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland […]

    • New Harsh Environment Research Facility

      by Tina Olivero

      Memorial University is establishing a new Harsh Environment Research Facility (HERF) to strengthen the region’s infrastructure and expertise in technologies operating in harsh environments, such as the ocean, energy, shipping, and aerospace sectors. The HERF will be a new world-class R&D facility for large-scale testing, research and development that is vital to the Canadian economy […]