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Dec 04, 2012

This January and February, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) is conducting a ventilation blitz in underground mines, and will be specifically looking at diesel emissions measurement...

Nov 21, 2012

Why are we so easily distracted? Why do we often miss what's right in front of our eyes? Why do we make mistakes? And could we do a little better?

Joe Hallinan is the...

Tags: MiningEvents
Nov 15, 2012

This one and a half day course "Exploration Drilling: Identifying and Assessing Risks" will take place at the Timmins Inn & Suites, Timmins, Ontario on November 22 & 23...

Tags: EventsMining
Jul 09, 2012

The Ministry of Labour will perform safety blitzes of construction sites and surface mines across Ontario this summer.

In July and August, inspectors from the Ministry...

May 25, 2012

Ontario is bear country and from now until October is a bear’s time to forage. These large and hungry creatures spend nearly all their waking hours in search of food. The...

Mar 10, 2011

WSN is adding to the expertise and service it offers its clients, with the hiring of Dr. Philip Dirige as our new Ventilation Specialist. This newly-created position was...

Tags: Mining