Canadian Mining Journal


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    Natural gas-powered mine truck for low emissions

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cummins Westport Inc.–a joint venture of Cummins Inc., of Columbus, Ind., and Westport Innovations Inc., of Vancouver, B.C.–is joining forces with four other companies in a low-emissions, natural ga…

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    Yukon exploration targets base, precious metals

    February 1, 2002 by Mike Burke

    Mineral exploration in the Yukon did not recover in 2001 and the low levels of exploration spending experienced in 2000 continued, with expenditures estimated to be $7.2 million.ExplorationExploration…

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    Shed the paper trail

    February 1, 2002 by Robert Werner

    Paper, paper, and more paper! Paper forms are the bane of mining operations everywhere. Used for recording and transporting every kind of data imaginable, they have served as the lifeblood of mining o…

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    Metallogenic map guides explorers through South America

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A metallogenic map that has just been released, showing the border regions of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru, will be a valuable guide to explorers. The new map (in Spanish and English), including…

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    Genesee mine gets quality, environmental certification

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Fording Inc.’s Genesee thermal coal mine in west-central Alberta has been successfully audited and will be registered under both the ISO 9001-2000 Quality Management System Standard and the ISO 14001-…

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    B.C. Government programs boost exploration

    February 1, 2002 by Tom G. Schroeter

    The new government in British Columbia has demonstrated its commitment to mining by improving and harmonizing the 20% British Columbia Exploration Tax Credit with the Federal Exploration Investment Ta…

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    PDAC: Diamonds will shine; rare metals, gold to spark interest

    February 1, 2002 by Barbara L. Campbell

    The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), established in 1932, represents the interests of Canada’s mineral exploration and development industry. Through its annual convention, the …

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    Raising a new roof

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    I sing in a choir every Sunday morning, in the choir loft upstairs at the back of our large church. We sometimes think we are nearer to Heaven back there, but more importantly we are closer to the cei…

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    Contest Winner

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A ritual that marks the dawn of each year at CMJ is to determine a winner for our readership survey contest. Every person who responds to our readership survey, either by mail or using the “contest” b…

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    Amusement rides no joke to combat costly travel time

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Traveling underground for deep level mining is getting to be a costly and time-consuming process. With orebodies being discovered deeper underground, how can we mine them profitably with costs for wor…

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    Placer Dome a winner for social development project

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The World Bank recently presented Placer Dome Inc. with a prestigious Development Marketplace Innovation award for a social development project in southern Africa that helps mine workers and their fam…

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    People (February 01, 2002)

    February 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Crew Development Corp. has named Hans Christian Qvist as chairman of its board of directors. Petitions filed in the Supreme Court of the Yukon by Crew Development and a dissident shareholder group hav…