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    COPPER DIVISION: Horne Smelter

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Three flags on poles in front of the Horne smelter office building announce the nationality of the visitors to the smelter each day, and they are ever-changing. Customers and vendors are constantly dr…

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    COPPER DIVISION: CCR Refinery

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Noranda’s 350,000-tonne-per-year CCR copper refinery near the docks in Montreal East is one of the world’s biggest copper suppliers. Its location at a major port in eastern Canada gives it freight adv…

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    News – 01-JUN-00

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Aluminum Division operations as of year-end 1999Operations Location Employees Primary aluminumFabricated aluminum Aluminum wheels Capacity 1999 Capacity 1999 Capacity 1999 (ton…

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    ZINC DIVISION: New Mine, Different Strategy: Bell Allard Mine

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Bell-Allard mine near Matagami, Que., is typical of many Noranda zinc mines. The $119-million underground development went into operation in June 1999 and began commercial production in January of…

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    COPPER DIVISION: “Virtual Bumping” a Success

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The current modernization project is reducing CCR’s manpower requirements from 820 to about 700. Equally significant is that 300 of the hourly employees have had to be retrained for new positions. For…

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    COPPER DIVISION: Altonorte Smelter

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Noranda purchased a 25% interest in the Altonorte copper smelter 25 km southeast of the port of Antofagasta, northern Chile in late 1995, when it was known as Refimet. The interest was increased to 10…

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    COPPER DIVISION: Intermittent Control System

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Horne’s atmospheric discharges are much less than they used to be, but whether they will exceed the regulated limits in ground level air depends on the local weather conditions. Over 25 years, Horne h…

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    Reader Rebuttal (June 01, 2000)

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian Mineral Processors FeedbackThank you for your write up on SIDMIN (CMJ, April 2000, p.23). I was happy to note that it is concise yet covers all the important points well. Please note one smal…

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    Technology Centre: The Heart of Innovation

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Noranda Technology Centre, in Pointe Clare, Que., is at the heart of Noranda’s company-wide push for innovation. The staff of 200 tackles everything from A to Z – aluminum to zinc – with points in…

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    News (June 01, 2000)

    June 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    At the annual meeting of SouthernEra Resources Ltd. on June 6, six of the eight directors nominated by managementwere replaced by a vote of shareholders. Christopher Jennings and Patrick Evans retaine…

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    CMP Web Site Launched

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Canadian Mineral Processors have launched a free web site at www.c-m-p.on.caClick on the CMP logo and enter a professional-looking and comprehensive site. It is a useful starting point for members…

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    Today’s Technology: Canadian Mineral Processors: Latest Techniques Separate Good from Gangue

    April 1, 2000 by Marilyn Scales

    By all measures the 32nd annual meeting of the Canadian Mineral Processors was a success. The presentations were informative and thought-provoking; they covered operating experiences, grinding, flotat…