Canadian Mining Journal


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    Reader Rebuttal (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Placer Dome FansI read with interest the article you wrote about the Cortez Mine in Nevada (p. 19, CMJ December 1999). I’m particularly interested in the paragraph about the “Holding to Account” progr…

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    Readership Research: Reader Receives Maple Leaf Gold Coin as Prize

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    One lucky reader of Canadian Mining Journal has received a Maple Leaf gold coin in his mailbox, just for filling in and returning a questionnaire about the magazine. Starting with the April 1999 issue…

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    Cultural Differences

    February 1, 2000 by Jan Boon and Lionel Laroche

    The activities of Canadian explorationists and miners carry them all over the world, working with people from other cultures. Although they are very familiar with the technical tools they need to do t…

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    Company News (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Echo Bay Mines Ltd. has announced its decision to reopen the Lupin gold mine, located in the Nunavut Territory. Given a five-month start-up and restaffing period, the first gold production is expected…

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    Publications (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    We at CMJ are often asked the question, “Is anything like the Mining Sourcebook available for countries other than Canada?” To our knowledge, the short answer is still “no”, but there is a new volume …

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    Worldwide Acceptance of Advanced Expert Control System

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Svedala has been awarded the contract to develop and install the advanced expert control system on the 13 regrind lines at Iron Ore Co. of Canada’s concentrator in Labrador City, Nfld. The system is b…

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    News (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Richard Ross has been appointed a director of Inmet Mining Corp. and the president and CEO of the company, succeeding William James, who will assume the role of chairman of the board. The current chai…

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    Rio Algom Bullish on South America

    February 1, 2000 by Marilyn Scales

    Rio Algom Ltd. has outgrown its Canadian uranium roots, and is quickly joining the ranks of the world’s major copper suppliers. Its plunge into South America is consistent with its commitment to find …

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    Antamina to hit stride in 2002

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The mineral wealth of South America is attracting investment from Canada and around the world. A prime example of this is the Antamina copper-zinc deposit in north-central Peru. The operator, Compaa…

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    Mental Eclipse

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On an evening in mid-January we were fortunate to have a crystal clear view of a total lunar eclipse. The shadow advancing across the Moon’s surface actually made it look round–not like the flat Man-…

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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…