Canadian Mining Journal


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    Noranda Tops 40 Largest Miners

    August 1, 2000 by Marilyn Scales

    Once again, and it is no surprise, Noranda is Canada’s largest mining company. Last year it posted revenues of almost $6.5 billion, up significantly from $6.0 billion in 1998 (all figures in Canadian …

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    CMJ’s Top 40 Mining Companies

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

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    Getting Down and Dirty at Laronde

    August 1, 2000 by Jane Werniuk

    The deepest underground shaft in the Western Hemisphere is now complete–a 2,249-m-deep mine shaft, the third for the LaRonde mine, and the centrepiece of its major six-year-long mine and mill expansi…

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    Mining and E-Business

    August 1, 2000 by Michele Davies e-business Strategy Consultant

    In today’s global economy–one characterized by unprecedented competition and quantum leaps in technological change–success is as often attributed to innovation in management techniques and practices…

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    Choosing the Right Tire

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The tire should match the job, not just the vehicle. Ken Downes is involved in mining and contractor sales for Kal Tire, a Michelin and Bridgestone/Firestone tire dealer in Vernon, B.C. He describes t…

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    Mining and E-Business: Consider the challenges of a typical business environment in Year 2000

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cost Pressures: the accelerating need for efficient use of existing assets, individual owners or shareholders are demanding increased profit and revenue growth, and margins are being relentlessly sque…

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    Focus on Tires The Off, Off Highway Tires Revue

    August 1, 2000 by Jane Werniuk

    At a mine site, tires are a consumable, but, man, that expense can add up! Tires can form an astounding 20-25% of a haul truck’s operating costs in an open pit mine, according to George Couris, senior…

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    Advanced Project News

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Kidd’s Mine D Gets Go-AheadThe Falconbridge Ltd. board of directors approved the development of a new mine, Mine D (Deep), at the Kidd Creek operations in Timmins, Ont. The feasibility study, complete…

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    News (August 01, 2000)

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Clive R. Hartz has been appointed president and CEO of International Green Ice Inc. of Vancouver. Gary E. Davis has been appointed director and corporate secretary, replacing Eugene Beukman (director)…

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    Sharing the vision: Stewards of our heritage

    August 1, 2000 by Members of the Decommissioning Review and Advisory Committee

    The people of the Anishnawbek Nation have lived on these lands [in the Algoma region] as far back in time as the legends which have been passed down from one generation to another. They established pe…

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    Mine Site News (August 01, 2000)

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Europe’s Newest Zinc-Lead Mine OpensThe Lisheen mine, the fifth largest zinc and lead mine in the world, opened officially in late June near Thurles, County Tipperary, in Ireland. The mine is expected…

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    Cavity Autoscanning Laser System

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Measurement Devices Ltd. (MDL) of Aberdeen, Scotland, in conjunction with its Canadian distributor, Thomas Engineering Ltd., introduces the Cavity Autoscanning Laser System (C-ALS). This instrument is…