October 2020

Tapping the UniverseAsteroid and Space Mining

Tapping the Universe

Asteroid and Space Mining

“Space – the final frontier.”

These four words, uttered in the original Star Trek series in the mid-sixties, continue to inspire the American dream of space exploration which began with the ‘space race’ between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Growing to Meet Global DemandThe Bucket Shop

Growing to Meet Global Demand

The Bucket Shop

The Canadian Shield, the hardest, most abrasive rock in Northern Ontario, runs its course throughout the assets of the mining industry. From Scoop trams to Excavators, it grinds its toll into buckets and blades of every mining enterprise.

Celebrating Over a Century of Dedicated ServiceHarris

Celebrating Over a Century of Dedicated Service


Georgia-based Harris specializes in manufacturing products that benefit the scrap processing, recycling, and waste-handling industries. It was founded in 1889 by two business partners who began a machine shop and fabricating business to support the sawmill and railroad industries in and around Cordele, Georgia. Harris later became known for designing the world’s first hydraulic baler in the 1930s, the first hydraulic shear in the 1950s, and the first two ram baler in the 1960s. As President Greg King asserts, the company effectively was the shear and baler industry both domestically and globally for a time.

Harnessing HeliumChallenges, Opportunities, and Moon Shots

Harnessing Helium

Challenges, Opportunities, and Moon Shots

For the young and young at heart, there is no denying helium is fun. Has anyone been to a birthday party where someone didn’t untie a balloon, inhale the colourless, odourless and non-flammable gas, and start squeaking? Well, as entertaining as helium is, its practical applications go far beyond gags and lighter-than-air balloons. And before too long, party giggles and more may be coming by way of the moon.

Bringing First-Rate Safety Solutions to the Mining IndustryThe NMT Group

Bringing First-Rate Safety Solutions to the Mining Industry

The NMT Group

Manufacturing company Nordic Minesteel Technologies was founded in 1993 as Minesteel Fabricators Limited by President and Owner Ron Elliot. In 2008, Elliot purchased Nordic Mine Technologies, an outfit that specialized in underground rail haulage, and the two companies amalgamated in 2014 to form what is now Nordic Minesteel Technologies Inc. (or the NMT Group).

Flexing the Power MusclesFlex Energy Solutions

Flexing the Power Muscles

Flex Energy Solutions

Increased power consumption in the twenty-first century requires energy consumers to look far and wide for energy sources and ways to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Creating power solutions that help customers wherever and whenever they need it is where Flex Energy Solutions shines.

Environmental Passion Drives Westpro MachineryWestpro Machinery Inc.

Environmental Passion Drives Westpro Machinery

Westpro Machinery Inc.

Environmental issues and concerns have rightfully taken centre stage for a number of years around the globe, and Westpro Machinery’s ongoing commitment to caring for the earth isn’t just lip service: this Canadian mineral processing technology company is putting its innovative knowledge to excellent use, with more than 34 years of invaluable experience and an unwavering dedication to leaving this planet cleaner for generations to come.

Science-Driven InnovatorsFlex-Chem

Science-Driven Innovators


Flex-Chem is a science-driven innovation leader for the oil and gas industry. The company launched in 2002 with a novel biotechnology used to control paraffin in oil wells, and the team has continued to develop new solutions by working closely with clients.

The World is Yours

December 2022


The Economics of Influence

November 2022

Positive Potential

October 2022

The Ups & Downs of Crypto

September 2022

More Past Editions

Featured Articles