Canadian Mining Journal


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    Correction (August 01, 2000)

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In the Information News item on page 7 in the June/July issue of CMJ, we gave an incorrect phone number for ordering the Worldwide Mineral Resources Databases on CD from the United States Geological S…

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    Reader Rebuttal (August 01, 2000)

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Pleased by Peripheral TopicsJust thought I’d mention how much I’ve enjoyed reading your editorials. It’s refreshing to see you cover topics peripheral to most things about mining, such as fathers, and…

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    A season for everything

    August 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Nothing stays the same forever. This venerable magazine (as well as our almost-as-venerable sister publications The Northern Miner newspaper and the Canadian Mines Handbook) will have a change of owne…

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    Information News

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Worldwide Mineral Resources Databases Available on CDTwo large databases have recently been placed into a single product useful for assessing mineral resources, for land-use planning, and for locating…

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    ZINC DIVISION: Another Century of Leadership: CEZinc Refinery

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world’s best zinc comes, naturally, from the world’s best zinc refinery. That honour arguably goes to CEZinc.The refinery was built in 1963 at Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que. This small town southw…

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    ZINC DIVISION: Where There is Zinc, There is Lead: The Brunswick Smelter

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    What is a lead smelter doing in a “zinc” business unit? The idea is not so far-fetched when one considers that lead and zinc mineralization are usually found in the same deposits. Noranda built its le…

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    COPPER DIVISION: Gasp Smelter

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Gasp is Noranda’s smallest copper smelter, but is well located.The copper mining and smelting operations started up in 1955, at the company-built town of Murdochville in the Gasp region of eastern Q…

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    Noranda Aluminum

    June 1, 2000 by Jane Werniuk

    Over the last 30 years, Noranda has developed a thriving aluminum division in the southern United States. The division is small but has developed a profitable niche, according to Bill Brooks, presiden…

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    Magnola’s Magic

    June 1, 2000 by Marilyn Scales

    Noranda is joining the ranks of the world’s low-cost magnesium producers, and doing it with distinction. Behind this effort lie almost 60 years of study, 15 years of intensive R&D, and capital expendi…

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    Metals Recycling

    June 1, 2000 by Jane Werniuk

    For metals there is no beginning or end, just a continuum of use, re-use and recycling for new uses. At least this is the way that Bob Sippel sees it.Sippel is well suited to be Noranda’s senior vice-…

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    Time for Fundamental Change

    June 1, 2000 by Robert L. Gordon, P.Eng. Manager, Geophysical Surveys, Quantec G

    The year 2000 is a good time to reflect on how the mining industry has advanced over the years. This industry, with a strong work ethic, appears staid and solid when viewed from the outside, but is ta…

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    ZINC DIVISION: Farewell to a Pioneer: Heath Steele Mine and Mill

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The first mine ever to be discovered by aerial survey was the Heath Steele lead-zinc-copper mine. The discovery was made during 1953 by partners American Metal Co. (Amco) and International Nickel Co. …