Canadian Mining Journal


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    Education News (January 01, 2002)

    January 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Robotics and Mine Automation Chair for LaurentianA mining professor at Laurentian University was one of the 97 Canadian researchers to receive new Canada Research Chairs, funded by the Government of C…

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    Mining in Ontario

    January 1, 2002 by Mary Rocca and Peter Cashin

    Ontario’s mining industry is strong, confident and poised to build on its current standing as Canada’s top jurisdiction for mining investment. The industry’s confidence in the future and its firm beli…

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    Member companies 2001/2002

    January 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, Suite 2302, 401 Bay Street, P.O. Box 102, Toronto, ON, M5H 2Y4, Tel: (416) 947-1212, Fax: (416) 367-4861Agrium Inc., Kapuskasing Phosphate Operations, 100 Government Road, …

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    People (January 01, 2002)

    January 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In conjunction with a restructuring, Geomaque Exploration Ltd. of Toronto has appointed a new board of directors and senior management team. John W. Hick is president and CEO and joins the board. Hick…

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    Volunteers make Mining Week work

    January 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ontario Mining Week provides a means to improve the public’s understanding and appreciation of the mining industry in the province and its local impact. The first Ontario Mining Week was held in 1990 …

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    Publications (January 01, 2002)

    January 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an ObsessionReview by Jane WerniukThis book is a real-life thriller about the fascinating yet dangerous pursuit of diamonds. The author, Matthew Hart, a Toronto writ…

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    A rare and welcome mine opening

    January 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Near the end of August, I was one of about 250 guests who attended the official opening of the expansion of North American Palladium Ltd.’s Lac des Iles palladium mine in northwest Ontario (see CMJ Au…

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    EXPLORATION: Province’s own Treasure Hunt

    January 1, 2002 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ontario has been the target of focused diamond exploration for nearly four decades. Interest dates back to the 19th century when diamonds were found in glacial deposits in southern Ontario, Michigan, …

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    BACK TO NATURE

    December 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    Some recent television adverts claim that “Eventually EVERYONE retires.” The same can be said of mines. Eventually they run out of ore, a lease, permits, favourable economics, or management’s patience…

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    Staying on Top of Underground Mining: What is your greatest technical challenge?

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Being cost-effective while mining deeper and in a more challenging mine geography. — Parviz FarsangiNarrow-vein underground mining is inherently labour-intensive. Any technology that directly or incr…

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    Staying on Top of Underground Mining: In what direction do you see underground mining moving in the next five to 10 years?

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In the Canadian mining industry, few new deposits have come on-line within the last five years. Weak commodity prices have resulted in reduced exploration and fewer advanced-stage projects.Generally, …

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    Resource Companies Should Mine Their Intangible Assets

    December 1, 2001 by Laurence Lock Lee, CSC Strategic Consulting, Port Waratah, Austr

    If there is one industry sector that would be associated closest with hard tangible assets, it would be the resources sector. There appears nothing more basic and tangible than extracting minerals out…