Canadian Mining Journal


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    Spence to Become Important Copper Producer

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Rio Algom has another gem in northern Chile-the wholly-owned Spence deposit. Although a full feasibility study is not yet complete, Spence could produce 226,800 tonnes of copper annually beginning in …

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    Working with the government, unions and MASHA to improve Safety

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In 2000, A.C. (Andy) Rickaby will complete his second two-year term as chairman of the Ontario Mining Association (OMA). His first term was a decade ago. His “real” job is vice-president, mining opera…

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    No Shortage of Issues to Tackle: Safety Competitive ElectricityOPP Gold Squad Tax Reductions

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Q: The mandate of the Ontario Mining Association is to improve the competitiveness of the mineral producing industry in this province. I know the range of activities the Association is involved in is …

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    Hats Off to Kap!

    January 1, 2000 by Pamela Phillips, freelance writer

    “Canada is the best country in the world; Ontario is the best province; and Kapuskasing is the best town!” boasts J.C. Caron, mayor of the town of Kapuskasing. His enthusiasm for the town and its envi…

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    Meet Tim Hudak, the new Mines Minister In Ontario;

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    HOME REGION: NiagaraUNIVERSITY: BA, economics, University of Western Ontario in 1990; MA, economics, University of Washington in 1993.POLITICAL CAREER: first elected as Progressive Conservative Member…

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    Mining and Exploration Activity in Ontario – Update 2000

    January 1, 2000 by Ministry of Northern Development and Mines staff, Sudbury

    Ontario has been one of the world’s leading mineral producers for more than a century. Today, more than $5 billion worth of minerals a year, from amethyst to zinc, is produced in the province. Commodi…

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    About the Ontario Mining Association

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Association has a number of active committees-Energy, Environmental, Financial Assurance, Taxation, Hoist Plant, Mine Rehabilitation, Mining Rules, Safety and Training, and Workers’ Compensation a…

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    Mining Week Adds Spice to Earth Science Education

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The 10th annual Ontario Mining Week helped celebrate the official public opening of the Inco Limited Gallery of Earth Sciences at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) on May 30, 1999.The Ontario Mining Asso…

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    Stock Exchange and Mining Celebrate Their Bond

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The mining industry in this province has a long history of strong links with the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE). While the TSE officially opened its doors in 1852, the expansion of mining activity in th…