Canadian Mining Journal


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    Honourable mentions

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CMJ’s list of Top 40 Canadian Mining Companies generates more letters to the editor than any other single feature we publish. Often the writers complain that their companies deserve to be included. We…

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    Reader Rebuttal (August 01, 2001)

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Duck Pond MissingIn the February/March 2001 issue you identified the top 20 mineral development projects on a map of Canada. One project that, in our opinion, should have been included is the Duck Pon…

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    Publications (August 01, 2001)

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEND Results CompleteThe Mine Environmental Neutral Drainage (MEND) program has intensely scrutinized the acid drainage problem for 12 years. The program researched five specific areas: sampling/analy…

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    Something in reserve

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    We often tell ourselves that Canadian mining is a small world. Put 10 miners and mineral processors in a room and we’re sure that at least two of them have worked at the same site one time or another….

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    Labour News

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New Rules in U.S. for Diesel Particulate LevelsThe U.S. Department of Labor reached a partial settlement in early July over legal challenges to the final rule on diesel particulate matter (DPM) levels…

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    Minesite News (August 01, 2001)

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mount Polley Suspends OperationsImperial Metals Corp. will suspend mining and milling operations at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine on September 30, 2001, as a result of continuing low copper and go…

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    Repairing a raise in Nicaragua

    August 1, 2001 by Alexandru Arhire, project manager, Ross-Finlay 2000 Inc., Alexan

    It was obviously the right thing to do when Triton Minera a Nicaragua decided to increase the underground ventilation volume at the 170 level of the Talavera gold mine in El Limon, Nicaragua. Triton i…

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    What’s so good about palladium?

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Palladium is the little sister, but not the poor little sister, to platinum amongst the platinum group elements (PGEs). While palladium is not as pretty as platinum, it is preferred in many industrial…

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    Research News (August 01, 2001)

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Gold from Colliding Stars?The most abundant elements, such as oxygen and carbon, are thought to be the products of stellar burning and finally exploding stars, or supernovas. Scientists agree this is …

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    How we chose the top 40

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    We ranked Canada’s Top 40 mining companies based on year 2000 revenues. Except as noted the companies use December 31 as their year-end. To be included on the list, a company must be incorporated in C…

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    For Barrick, gold mi ning means business

    June 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    If you’re talking about gold mining, it’s hard to ignore Barrick Gold Corp. It has become the highest valued, lowest cost large gold miner in the world, with a better credit rating and a more general …

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    20 Million Reasons to Love America’s Biggest Gold Mine Goldstrike

    June 1, 2001 by Marilyn Scales

    Barrick’s flagship operation, Goldstrike, will pour its 20-millionth ounce of gold this month. Reaching this milestone required that the operation embrace leading technologies and best practices. The …