Canadian Mining Journal


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    Reader Rebuttal (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Industry’s imageThe GMI reportage [CMJ August 2002, “Working with Nature and Humanity”] was fascinating–from “socialist” to “conservative.” It’s high time that the industry tackled its image problem …

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    Oil Sands: Suncor continues to grow

    October 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    Bitumen production at Alberta’s first oil sands producer has doubled to 225,000 bbl/day per day since 1999, and will double again over the next decade. The first increase was accomplished during the $…

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    Calendar (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Oct 31 – Nov 2 Nfld & Labrador Geological Open House and CIM Nfld Branch 50th Annual Meeting. St. John’s, Nfld. Tel. 709-729-6193.Nov 4-8 Alaska Miners’ Association Annual Convention and Trade Show. A…

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    Oil Sands: New centre for intelligent mining systems

    October 1, 2002 by Will Gibson

    In a new laboratory in the University of Alberta’s computing science department, mouse clicks and streaming video feeds are providing answers that might one day help as much as heavy equipment and har…

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    Exploration news (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Improved tax assistance for Qubec explorationIn mid-August the Qubec government announced a major improvement to the tax credit for resources. Mining corporations will be able to claim a tax credit …

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    Research and Event News: : Montral Symposium on the Major Challenges in Tailings Dams

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On June 15, 2003, professionals from the international dam and mining community will spend a full day discussing the operational, maintenance and environmental aspects of tailings dams. Organized by C…

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    Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources: Aboriginal issues Settling the uncertainties

    September 1, 2002 by Jane Werniuk

    “In dealing with natives, Qubec is way ahead of the other provinces,” claims Dr. Jean-Louis Caty, Qubec’s assistant deputy minister of mines. “The latest agreements are very important, because they …

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    Something new for CMJ readers

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This issue, subtitled “Mining in Qubec”, is a new venture for us. It is a look at Canada’s second largest province, by population, by land mass (I am not including territories in this comparison) and…

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    Innovation: Qubec innovation goes global

    September 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    Automation is one, maybe even the most important, element of driving down production costs. After all, no mine can stay in business if expenses exceed revenues.Now there is a cost-effective, reliable,…

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    Soquem: The Soquem shuffle continues

    September 1, 2002 by Jane Werniuk

    There are a small number of mining companies with head offices in the province of Qubec–Alcan, Quebec Cartier and Cambior spring to mind. There are a larger number of exploration companies based in …

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    Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources: Explore the potential of the internet

    September 1, 2002 by Jane Werniuk

    As an exploration manager, what you really need is an easy-to-use, complete paper and electronic library of government reports and maps, and assessment reports going back a hundred years, right in you…

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    Quebec Mining Association: Speaking up for Qubec’s mining industry

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mining activity in Qubec represents a powerful economic lever: annual production exceeds $3.5 billion. Its mines, smelters, refineries, drilling and mining companies and research centres generate ove…