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Sep 03, 2014

Mining engineer and former mine rescue team captain appointed

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Jul 24, 2014

Falls from heights a leading cause of workplace injuries and fatalities

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Jul 02, 2014

Mine rescue volunteers from Vale Canada Ltd.’s East Mines were crowned with gold hard hats by Workplace Safety North (WSN) and Ontario Mine...

Dec 03, 2013

Mining tradition dates back centuries to St. Barbara, patron saint of miners

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Oct 24, 2013

First time Canada hosts international conference

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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

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May 01, 2013

“Fighting” an underground fire as a...

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