New investments from the Canadian Government in gravel compactors for Manitoba’s airports will lead to stronger runways, but compaction alone won’t be enough to ensure easy landings and takeoffs on these unpaved surfaces.
Australian mining giant Northern Star announced that it is still moving forward with its planned acquisition of the Pogo underground gold mine from Sumitomo, making a play to discover new gold reserves and extend the mine’s lifespan.
The metal mining equipment industry is seeing boom times thanks in large part to increasing investment in both automation technologies and worker health and safety.
What does the future hold for the mining industry? These four predictions offer radical, but plausible visions of what’s to come for mining companies big and small.
While the area doesn’t currently seem to be generating much interest among executives, the Canadian province has taken several recent steps that could soon establish it as a mining powerhouse.