Canadian Mining Journal


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    Underground Mining School

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Lake Victoria gold district has sizable resources and excellent potential for new discoveries, but skilled miners with underground experience are rarer than hen’s teeth. If analysts had reservatio…

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    Bousquet winding down

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Bousquet mine is in northwest Quebec, between Val d’Or and Rouyn. In production since 1979, Bousquet was one of several Abitibi properties acquired when Barrick purchased Lac Minerals Ltd. in 1994…

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    Is sustainability just a passing fancy?

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Late April and early May is the time of year when most companies publicly prove their accountability to their shareholders. Annual reports are distributed and shareholders (as well as media) are invit…

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    Reader Rebuttal (June 01, 2001)

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    McWatters forgottenI was quite disappointed to see the CMJ article [February/March 2001] defining the top 20 mineral development projects in Canada did not include McWatters Mining’s mining project in…

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    Safety News (June 01, 2001)

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ryan trophy winners improve mining’s safety standardsMines from three different provinces gained top honours in each of the categories in the John T. Ryan Trophy program in the year 2000. The winner i…

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    CMP honours members, names executive

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The highest honour for a mineral processor in this country is awarded annually at the Canadian Mineral Processors’ (CMP) meetingThis year it went to Chuck Edwards, senior metallurgist at CAMECO INC. H…

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    More mineral processing news

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    So many new ideas were floated at the CMP meeting that it is impossible to describe them all in our pages. But for readers with interests other than grinding, here are a few highlights of other techno…

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    Energy News (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Critical Potential Crises in Energy Supplies and Global WarmingThe California energy crisis and OPEC cutbacks only hint at the challenges utilities face between now and 2010, according to a new Deloit…

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    Exploration News (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Exploration Spending Nearing Bottom of CycleAccording to Metals Economics Group (MEG)’s recent edition of Corporate Exploration Strategies, total spending allocated for worldwide nonferrous exploratio…

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    News (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SouthernEra Resources Ltd. has named Patrick C. Evans as president and CEO, and William Machiel (“Mike”) Eksteen as senior vice-president and COO. Chris Jennings will remain the chairman. Evans was mo…

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    Theatre Corner

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    South African Miners’ Lives Set to Dance and MusicTwelve performers from South Africa have developed an original song and dance show, Gumboots, that played in March at the Pantages Theatre in Toronto….

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    Canadian Mineral Processors Examine the Fine Art of Grinding

    April 1, 2001 by Marilyn Scales

    Insights and clues to unravelling these mysteries were at the top of the list during the 33rd Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Meeting last January in Ottawa. Twelve of the 42 papers on the program …