Canadian Mining Journal


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    Calendar (December 01, 2002)

    December 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Jan 20 13th Symposium of the Mineral Economics Society. Toronto, Ont. Tel. 416-362-5135; Fax 416-362-5763; e-mail mes2003@micon-international.comJan 26-27 Vancouver Investment Conference. Vancouver, B…

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    Mine development news

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Feasibility results for Aguablanca Base Metal ProjectRio Narcea Gold Mines, Ltd. has received positive results from the bankable feasibility study prepared by Metallurgical Design and Management (Pty)…

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    Cover Story: The truly great Canadian oil sands

    October 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    Albian Sands joins ranks of oil sands producers$5-billion Athabasca Oil Sands Project prepares to growThe oil sands contain as much as 1.7 trillion barrels of bitumen, not all of which is recoverable….

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    Technology reduces sulphur compounds

    October 1, 2002 by Rick Lawrence

    Protection of water quality has become one of the most important environmental challenges facing the mining industry. Although new mining projects can be designed to minimize impacts to the environmen…

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    Equipment and suppliers news (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Pliable display technology project completedVancouver-based IDELIX Software Inc., makers of the visualization technology known as pliable display technology (PDT), has completed its PDT Web Map Clien…

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    People (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Aber Diamond Corp. of Toronto has appointed James Pounds as director of diamond sales for Aber Overseas N.V., based in Antwerp, Belgium. Pounds has had an extensive career in the diamond industry in B…

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    Timmins news

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Porcupine Miners Memorial Committee has put together a project to recognize the contributions of miners and mining companies to the Porcupine Camp of northeast Ontario. The group is raising $250,0…

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    Saskatchewan exploration and developments, 2002

    October 1, 2002 by David MacDougall

    In 2001, the value of Saskatchewan’s non-fuel mineral production exceeded $2.4 billion. In addition to about one third of the world’s potash and uranium, Saskatchewan also produces coal, sodium sulpha…

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    Investors news

    October 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian listings Increase on London exchangeThere has been a marked increase in interest from resource companies that want a public listing on the London Exchange in the United Kingdom. Twenty-four n…

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    Oil Sands: Syncrude garners awards

    October 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    For the second year in a row, Syncrude Canada Ltd. has been recognized as one of Alberta’s top corporations. The company won top spot for Environmental Stewardship in a poll conducted by Alberta Ventu…

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    More activity in the oil sands patch

    October 1, 2002 by Marilyn Scales

    We often think of Suncor, Syncrude, and now Albian as being the only players in the Athabasca oil sands patch (see pages 10-21 of this issue). Not true. They may be the largest and they may have huge …

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    Manitoba exploration and development highlights, 2002

    October 1, 2002 by Dave Prouse

    Exploration and deposit appraisal expenditures in Manitoba have remained steady in 2002 and are expected to be comparable or slightly higher than the preliminary estimate of $28.3 million spent in 200…