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Dec 13, 2019

Canada represented at largest IMRB conference ever


Dec 03, 2019

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


Dec 02, 2019

President and CEO Paul Andre wishes you and yours a safe and happy holiday

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s important to take the time to express...

Nov 15, 2019

Avoid cotton and goose down to help prevent hypothermia 


Oct 15, 2019

Mine rescue work "highly demanding" with risk of heat stress and cardiovascular event


Jun 10, 2019

Weeklong competition hosts 8 teams from across Ontario


May 29, 2019

300 attend sold-out annual event in Sudbury

Themed ‘Preparing for high-risk emergencies in mines,’ the 21st annual...

Apr 23, 2019

Interactivity of classroom combined with online accessibility