Canadian Mining Journal


Features


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    Cominco’s Alaskan Triumph

    April 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    The US$414-million (capital) Red Dog mine opened in 1989 with the likelihood of having the world’s best zinc deposit. There were nagging questions, however, particularly surrounding the zinc market, t…

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    Developing a steady local workforce

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough is sparsely populated, with 7,000 residents (“shareholders”) living in 11 villages, the largest of which is Kotzebue, with a population of 3,700. The main industry in…

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    Diary of a fast-tracked project

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The VIP team set a very ambitious goal: to complete the design, procurement and transportation to the site of all the major parts of the project before the shipping season ended in 2000. They would ga…

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    Invest in geologists for the long term

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    There’s a patriotic truism abroad these days: Canadians are the world’s foremost mine finders. Is this really true?In fact, the system that developed field geologists in this country in the past has b…

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    Reader Rebuttal (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Another Big Development ProjectI was quite disappointed when I looked at the centre page (Feb/ March 2001 issue) where appears, “The biggest mineral development projects in Canada.” Our [Niocan niobiu…

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    News from the GSC (February 01, 2001)

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Downhole Seismic ImagingThe Downhole Seismic Imaging (DSI) consortium, a partnership of Falconbridge Ltd., Noranda Inc. and the GSC, has successfully demonstrated the capability of DSI instrumentation…

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    Mineral exploration tr ends and developments in 2000

    February 1, 2001 by Patrick G. Killeen, Ph.D., and staff, Geological Survey of Canad

    The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) is Canada’s national agency for geoscientific information and research. It has supplied Canadian Mining Journal with unbiased reportage about the trends and devel…

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    Selected B2B Services for the Mineral Industries

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    COMPANY & WEB SITEREADINESSVALUE-ADDED SERVICESREMARKSActive Assets (Vancouver, B.C.) www.ActiveAssets.comAEC Venture (To…

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    Environmentally Safe Maintenance

    February 1, 2001 by Troy Epping, President, Corrosion Consultants Worldwide

    Environmental compliance and employee safety are the goals for today’s modern, progressive worldwide mining operation. Regulatory agencies are enforcing current laws as well as passing new laws to rem…

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    New Securities Regulations

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Here Come De InstrumentIf your mining or exploration company’s shares trade on a Canadian exchange, then you should be aware that there are new rules to follow as of Feb. 1, 2001. They are encompassed…

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    Mining Embraces E-Commerce

    February 1, 2001 by Marilyn Scales

    If $272 billion dollars doesn’t interest you, stop reading now. But if it does, consider that Forrester Research of Cambridge, Mass., estimates $272 billion to be the total of online business trade in…

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    Tantalum exploration in Northwest Ontario

    February 1, 2001 by Richard Taylor, Ottawa, Ont.

    In the continuing search for the materials that will drive the high-technology industries of the New Economy, tantalum has become one of the most sought-after of all commodities.Although tantalum is a…