Aug/Sept 2015

This issue's top ten stories

Are trucks the right tool for the job?
Barrick and Deloitte rethink the miner’s approach to energy
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Neighbourhood watch
Porcupine Gold Mines’ Hollinger project sits next to Timmins and under the microscope
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Build muscle, burn fat 
World crude prices show no signs of rebounding, so entrepreneurial and creative minds are tackling the price challenge head on through innovation to preserve operating margins in the oil sands
A path that paid off
BHP Billiton Iron Ore used geochemistry to make its case for slope redesign
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Automated supervison
Fleet management systems are vital for the monitoring and deployment of the vehicles used on site to optimize open pits. The challenge now is how to integrate, analyze and store the vast amount of data collected in the process
Q&A with Greg Lilleyman
The head of Rio Tinto’s cutting-edge research speaks about his work
Forget high-tech, think right-tech

Crafting the next generation of NSR agreements in Quebec
Complex project poses many questions
How SNC-Lavalin and Société des Mines d’Ity are working out the future of one of Côte d’Ivoire’s oldest mines
Online lifeline
Abitibi Royalties uses the Internet to connect with struggling juniors

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