Canadian Mining Journal


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    People (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Idaho Consolidated Metals has appointed John E. Andrews as president and CEO. Andrews succeeds Delbert Steiner. Andrews served as president and COO of Stillwater Mining Co. from 1994 to 1999, during w…

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    Staying on Top of Underground Mining: What are the most important issues today at your underground mine?

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The most important issues at Kinross revolve around training and retaining the required skill level of the underground work force. There are fewer and fewer narrow vein underground operations in Canad…

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    Staying on Top of Underground Mining: What the Miners Have to Say

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Staff at most mines have been scaled so far back that they depend on their counterparts at other mines for information and experience. In this spirit, two managers from entirely different types of min…

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    New digital weather content services for the mining industry

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A specialized digital weather data service for professionals in the mining industry has been launched by AccuWeather, Inc. of State College, Pa. The service provides comprehensive forecast and current…

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    Calendar (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Jan 20-21 Vancouver Investment Conference. Vancouver, B.C. Tel 877-363-3356; Fax 604-687-4726; E-mail info@cambridgeconferences.com; Web site cambridgeconferences.comJan 22-25 Cordilleran Roundup 2002…

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    Staying on Top of Underground Mining: What is the best recent technical accomplishment at your mine?

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The use of remote-capable equipment (LHDs, tramming) is maximized at this operation. The conversion to cemented paste backfill has improved our ground support capabilities while increasing our extract…

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    Staying on Top of Underground Mining

    December 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    Canada is home to many underground mines–dozens of them are detailed in CMJ’s upcoming 2002 Mining Sourcebook. They differ in size, type and location, but they all need to improve productivity withou…

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    Slope degree indicators prevent accidents

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Improved safety for operators of trucks, tractors, cranes and other equipment will result from the use of the Tiltmeter, a precision instrument now available in Canada from Cascadia Instrumentation In…

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    Some impressions

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In early November, I attended the first day of the Mining Diesel Emissions Conference in Markham, Ont. The is the seventh annual meeting of a relatively small group whose aim is to clean up the air th…

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    Root cause analysis can save millions

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A new book, TapRooT – Root Cause Analysis, Problem Investigation, Proactive Improvement, reveals the revolutionary process that helps industry leaders put an end to the negative cycle of failure, cri…

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    Metals News (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Fresh, coppery coins in EuropeOn Jan. 1, 2002, the new euro will be circulated in Europe, in both paper currency and coinage–the largest monetary changeover the world has ever seen. Eight coin denomi…

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    Environmental News

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Miners Support Pollution ProbeEveryone who produces or uses the gifts of the Earth is invited to celebrate the successes and face the challenges of environmental sustainability. Thus read the invitati…