Canadian Mining Journal


Features


  • Feature

    Reaction to Inco Issue

    June 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    From our whole crew, thanks for the lovely tribute to Jerry [CMJ April 2002, “How I was sold on doing this issue”]. He touched so many and is missed so much.Alan Stubbs, vice-president, government and…

  • Feature

    The importance of involving aboriginal neighbours

    June 1, 2002 by Ghislaine McLeod

    As the mining industry evaluates its future under the microscope of sustainable development, the importance of maintaining constructive relationships with aboriginal communities cannot be overemphasiz…

  • Feature

    Upturn in New foundland and Labrador Exploration

    June 1, 2002 by G.A.G. Nunn and J.P. Hinchey

    In the first four months of 2002, 14,506 claims were staked, comparable to the 15,665 staked for the whole of 2001. Exploration expenditures for 2001 were about $28 million. Much of the staking activi…

  • Feature

    Exploration and Development Highlights for Nova Scotia

    June 1, 2002 by Mike MacDonald

    Junior mining companies and prospectors continue to drive mineral exploration in Nova Scotia. They have spent most of their recent efforts on a variety of industrial mineral commodities, although inte…

  • Feature

    Looking and Digging in New Brunswick, 2001-02

    June 1, 2002 by S.R. McCutcheon, M.J. McLeod and, John Griggs

    In the Bathurst mining camp, Noranda Inc. has been preparing land packages for option, since the announcement last fall that its exploration office in Bathurst would close in 2002.Outside the Bathurst…

  • Feature

    Mine and Plant: Innovative shaft design

    June 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRUCE REID / COURTESY OF H.B.M.S.AATS of South Africa provided an innovative shaft steel design. This is the first such installation in North America. The 777 mine project manager Pat Smyth described …

  • Feature

    Lead by example

    June 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mid-April is when many companies hold their Annual General Meetings, and I attend some of the ones of mining companies. This is the opportunity for management to communicate face-to-face with its shar…

  • Feature

    News (June 01, 2002)

    June 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Expansion Project at Placer Dome’s South Deep MineIn a late-May update, Placer Dome Inc. of Vancouver announced changes to its expansion project at the South Deep gold mine in South Africa. The compan…

  • Feature

    People (June 01, 2002)

    June 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    After 12 years, Dick Phelps has left Engineering & Mining Journal (E&MJ) as editor-in-chief. He is now a consulting engineer specializing in operations, finance and communications. He can be reached a…

  • Feature

    Calendar (June 01, 2002)

    June 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    June 26-28 Blasting Vibrations and Air Overpressure: Theory, Practice and Regulations. Toronto, Ont. Tel. 416-978-3119; Fax 416-971-2141; Web site www.pdc.utoronto.ca; E-mail pdc@ecf.utoronto.caJuly 2…

  • Feature

    Overview: What is nickel worth?

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The current LME price of nickel (mid-March 2002) is US$6,650/tonne. This is a rebound since a low of US$4,440 in November 2001, but is nowhere near the peak of US$10,660 in March 2000. Nickel will be …

  • Feature

    Operations: Sudbury Saturday Night

    April 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    More than a century of experience and innovation grace Inco’s Sudbury operations, which make up the largest part of Inco’s Canadian and UK Operations. The determination and sweat of Canadians througho…