Canadian Mining Journal


Features


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    Regional update: Exploration highlights in Qubec In 2001 and early 2002

    September 1, 2002 by Pierre Doucet

    The Superior and Grenville tectonic provinces underlie most of Qubec and form a vast territory that hosts mineral resources including precious metals (Au, Ag), base metals (Cu, Zn, Ni), iron and othe…

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    Quebec Prospectors Association: Access to capital and land

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Qubec Prospectors Association (QPA) was founded in 1975 by members of Qubec’s mineral exploration sector with the objective of increasing exploration activity and supporting the development of Q…

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    Diamonds in Quebec: The cutting edge

    September 1, 2002 by Brian O'Hara

    Imagine finding a large diamond in a gravel bed! The largest diamond found in the United States–the 15-carat Eagle Diamond–was discovered near Eagle, Wis., in 1867. Two other diamonds of about five …

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    Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources: Interview with the Honourable Franois Gendron,Minister of Natural Resources, Qubec

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CMJ: You are from Abitibi-Tmiscamingue, and grew up near La Sarre.Gendron: My family lives in La Sarre. La Sarre is not really a mining town, but it’s near Val-d’Or, Rouyn-Noranda, Matagami.I’ve alwa…

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    Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources: Stretching your exploration dollars

    September 1, 2002 by Luc Chouinard

    At the end of 2001, the Vancouver-based Fraser Institute proclaimed that “Qubec and Ontario are Number One in the world on the overall investment attractiveness index for mining companies.” This conc…

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    Research and Event News: Government Support for Innovation in the Mining Industry

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In June, the Canada Economic Development agency awarded $4.5 million to Corem, a consortium of applied research for the treatment and transformation of mineral substances. The research project consist…

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    Reader Rebuttal: Top 40 Disputed

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    You can appreciate my surprise and disappointment to note the omission of Northgate Exploration Ltd. from your “Top 40” list in the August 2002 edition of CMJ. With revenues of Cdn$152.4 million from …

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    News (September 01, 2002)

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Long-term IT Agreement for CGI with AlcanMontral-based Alcan Inc. and Saguenay, Qu.-based CGI Group Inc. are expected to sign a contract in October 2002 for a 10-year, $200-million information techn…

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    Publications: Boojum: 20 Years of Ecological Engineering, by David Lees.

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    29 pages, colour, 8.5 X 11 inches, spiral-boundPublisher: Boojum Research Ltd.June 2002, Toronto. Tel. 416-861-1086 $25.00This intimate tale of a Canadian success story is a good story well-told. It b…

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    Safety news: Troilus Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Troilus gold mine 175 km north of Chibougamau, Qu., was awarded both the John T. Ryan and F.J. O’Connell trophies in recognition of its outstanding safety performance in 2001. Troilus did not rec…

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    Development News: Financial Participation for Magnesium-talc Project

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In late May, Rouyn-Noranda-based Globex Mining Enterprises Inc. received a conditional offer from the Qubec government of financial participation in its magnesium-talc project.Globex has 100% interes…

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    People (September 01, 2002)

    September 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dianor Resources Inc. of Laval, Qu., has elected a new board of directors, following the mailing of a dissident information circular by Pronor Solicitation Inc. The new board consists of Daniel Duval…