Canadian Mining Journal


Features


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    South America

    June 1, 2001 by Matthew Craze, Santiago, Chile

    South America is a zone of primary importance for Barrick Gold. The company’s regional interests are situated in the Andean zones of Peru, Chile and Argentina, where one of their most significant mine…

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    E-Commerce News (June 01, 2001)

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MinE-com 2001 proceedings on the netThree hundred people attended CAMESE’s MinE-com 2001 Conferences on E-commerce in the Mining Industry, held in Toronto and Vancouver in April. Industry-leading buye…

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    Correction (June 01, 2001)

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    There was a mistake in the “Environmental Controls” section of our recent article about the Red Dog mine (CMJ, April 2001, p.21). The treated water quality numbers are quoted as 70 mg/L Zn, 1-2 mg/L P…

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    China

    June 1, 2001 by Paul D. McKenzie and May K. Leung

    China is rich in an impressive range of minerals. It ranks first in terms of the world’s output of 12 types of minerals and third in terms of the potential value of its proven mineral reserves, repres…

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    News (June 01, 2001)

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    High-voltage Electrical Cleaning ServiceAn electrical company in Timmins, Ont., has a unique method for cleaning on-line electrical systems. Highvec Canada Inc. specializes in cleaning electrical powe…

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    Mine Development News (June 01, 2001)

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Major contract awarded at Snap lakeDe Beers Canada Mining Inc. has selected AMEC Simons Mining and Metals as its alliance partner to perform the optimization study, engineering, procurement and constr…

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    Meet Randall Oliphant, President and CEO of Barrick Gold

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It’s been two years since, at the age of 39, Randall Oliphant took over as president and CEO at Barrick Gold. He was stepping into jobs filled in the past by a pair of corporate heavyweights–the late…

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    A short but sweet history

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    1983 – Oil & gas company Barrick Resources formed by Consolidated Summit Mines acquiring PetroInc Resources and Barrick Petroleum; amalgamated with Cullaton Lake Gold Mines and Sungate Resources, whic…

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    Heap reclamation wins award

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Anyone who is energized by the sagebrush desert of northeastern Nevada enjoys the drive to Goldstrike. Put Elko behind you; zip past the ranches; make a quick stop for coffee in Carlin; enjoy the snow…

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    Golden opportunity for exploration

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Carlin Trend has been studied intently by geologists for over 50 years, but it is not yet fully understood. It is arguably the most important gold-bearing formation in the United States.Northeast …

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    Underground Mining School

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Lake Victoria gold district has sizable resources and excellent potential for new discoveries, but skilled miners with underground experience are rarer than hen’s teeth. If analysts had reservatio…

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    Bousquet winding down

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Bousquet mine is in northwest Quebec, between Val d’Or and Rouyn. In production since 1979, Bousquet was one of several Abitibi properties acquired when Barrick purchased Lac Minerals Ltd. in 1994…