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Oct 01, 2013

Timmins Kidd Operations, Glencore wins mining safety award

On September...

Sep 09, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that James Buckner, 63, a contract worker with Stillwater Canada was fatality injured while operating an ATV.

The incident took place...

Sep 04, 2013

Social media, interactive technology and workplace health and safety

by A...

Tags: Mining
Aug 06, 2013

Mary Waller’s latest research project could make the difference between life and death for a trapped miner someday....

Jul 03, 2013

Two engineers learn about mine rescue in Sudbury


Jul 03, 2013

IRS webinar presentation - free resource from WSN

This July and August, the Ministry of Labour will be...

Jun 03, 2013

Occupational health and safety expert Dr. Peter Strahlendorf talks about the Internal Responsibility System


May 27, 2013

The Ministry of Labour’s new video features Inspector Patrick Vaillancourt as he takes viewers through what a site inspection of mobile equipment at an underground mine looks...

Tags: Mining
May 02, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatality has occurred in Ontario’s mining industry.

The incident took place on April 30th, 2013 at Eagle River mine near White...