Canadian Mining Journal


Features


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    INCO R&D: Foraging for Future Ore

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Inco mines and plants have a voracious appetite. The Ontario and Manitoba mining operations consumed 9.484 million tonnes of ore in 2001 containing 166,000 tonnes of nickel, 129,000 tonnes of copp…

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    News (April 01, 2002)

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Free Maintenance Audit AvailableGet a free evaluation of your maintenance program and see how your maintenance operation stacks up against competitors and world class practices. It’s as simple as comp…

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    Operations: The Growing Business of Reclamation

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world’s expectations in the matter of land management have risen dramatically over the last nine decades. So has Inco raised its demands, becoming one of the country’s leaders.Inco’s first foray i…

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    People (April 01, 2002)

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. of Toronto has appointed James W. Hendry and Graham G. Clow as principals and members of the board of directors. Both are mining engineers with more than 25 years of indu…

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    Corrections

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In the article “The odds of finding diamonds in Ontario” (CMJ January 2002), the section about Band-Ore Resources Ltd. mentions a quarter-carat diamond recovered from a 406-kg sample. The quarter-cara…

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    Overview: Inco at 100

    April 1, 2002 by Jane Werniuk

    The International Nickel Company, now known as Inco Limited, was incorporated in 1902, merging the interests of seven mining companies. It is therefore celebrating its centenary in April this year.The…

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    Operations: New Lease on Life for Thompson Operation

    April 1, 2002 by Jane Werniuk

    Inco’s Thompson operation has been in production since 1961, with nickel-cobalt mines, as well as a mill, smelter and refinery. Its underground mines and pits lie along the Thompson Nickel Belt in the…

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    Operations: Advances in Automation

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mining in the past two decades has taken giant steps toward productivity, efficiency and safety. One of the greatest is the automation of many underground mining jobs. It is both safer and more effici…

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    Overview: How Inco compares today with 1989

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Over the decades, Canadian Mining Journal has published a number of special issues about Inco, most recently in June 1988. CEO Scott Hand compares the Inco of 1989 to the company today.There have been…

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    Overview: Environment a top priority

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Environmental stewardship is an important topic at Inco. “There has been a real shift in our thinking and actions at every level of the organization,” says Bill Napier, Inco’s vice-president of enviro…

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    INCO R&D: Voisey’s Bay Waits in Wings

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Discovered in 1993, the Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper-cobalt deposits of northeast Labrador sparked perhaps the hottest base metal contest in Canada’s history. The ground was originally staked for Diamon…

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    How I was sold on doing this issue

    April 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Jerry Rogers called me often in 1999. Inco Ltd.’s director of public affairs kept asking when I was going to come to Sudbury to discover all the new things his company was doing. What could an old com…