Canadian Mining Journal


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    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…

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    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…

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    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 …

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    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…

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    Operations: The Precious Side of Inco

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Port Colborne RefineryThe Port Colborne, Ont., refinery began operations in 1918, on the northeast shore of Lake Erie.It’s a very different operation today. It no longer refines nickel, but incorporat…

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    Overview: Buying more for less

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If life were ideal, we wouldn’t have to be frugal. Revenue would always be higher than expenses, and we would laugh all the way to the bank. Reality is that revenues are harder to come by, and expense…

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    Operations: Energy Savings Mount in Ontario

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Talk about saving money–$13.5-million worth of energy in the Ontario Operations during 2001. The team that beat its target by $1.5 million did a lot more than talk, but good communications is at the …

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    Operations: Special Products

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In order to be a price-maker and not a price-taker, a metal company has to produce something unique, with a value above the commodity price of metal. This is the reason that Inco has been involved in …

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    Operations: The Popularity of PT Inco

    April 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    Mining in Indonesia can be as much about community development as orebody development. PT International Nickel Indonesia (PT Inco) made that discovery when it began mining laterite ore near Soroako on…

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    Operations: Safety at Inco’s Canadian Operations

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In November 2001 the shaft crew at Inco’s Copper Cliff North mine near Sudbury, Ont., had worked 13 years without a disabling injury: a rare accomplishment. To celebrate, a new goal has been set of on…

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    INCO R&D: Process Development, Product Development and Cyanide Destruction

    April 1, 2002 by Jane Werniuk

    The J. Roy Gordon Research Laboratory (JRGRL), located in Sheridan Park, Mississauga, some 20 minutes from Inco Limited’s corporate office in downtown Toronto, is home to Inco’s research and developme…

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    INCO R&D: Goro Laterite Development

    April 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    New Caledonia is the site of Inco’s newest opportunity. The French island territory in the South Pacific is the home of the exciting Goro deposit. Not only is this the world’s highest grade laterite n…