Canadian Mining Journal


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    Metallurgical News

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    JV to develop and commercialize new metal extraction technologyPlacer Dome Inc. and Phelps Dodge Corp. have signed an agreement to further develop and commercialize proprietary technology for the hydr…

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    Research News (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A silver lining in the battle against foot odourThe marketer of Teva footwear products, Deckers Outdoor Group, says that its popular Teva footwear spring 2002 line (see left, Guide Universal) will be…

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    Development News (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Diamond drill training for First Nations near ChibougamauMcKenzie Bay International Ltd. has begun a diamond drill program on the Lac Dor vanadium deposit near Chibougamau, Que., with the Cree Nation…

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    People (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dr. Jay. D. Hair has been appointed first secretary general of the International Council on Mining and Metals, a restructured global industry association on sustainable development. The ICMM is the re…

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    Antamina blows your mind

    October 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    You may already have heard that Antamina in north-central Peru is the world’s largest combined copper/zinc mine, owned by a consortium of major mining companies–Noranda Inc. (33.75%), BHP Billiton (3…

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    Canadian Diamonds

    October 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    In October 1998, when the Ekati mine began to produce Canada’s first diamonds commercially, the industry was still a fledgling. There was a flurry of exploration activity, particularly in the Northwes…

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    Thermophiles: Metal extraction’s newest workforce

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If there is one thing the mining industry doesn’t do quickly, it’s to change. So it’s no surprise that only now are mining companies showing a lot of interest in a technology that’s two decades old–b…

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    Today and tomorrow

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Yesterday was Monday, September 10. At the end of the work day, I finished transcribing my telephone interview with Ron Simkus, the president and CEO of Compaa Minera Antamina, which operates the An…

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    News (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Valuable Airborne Image Data for SaleAlto Technology Resources Inc. of Houston, Tex., will be making data available for sale from the western and south-central United States for commercial use from it…

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    Calendar (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Nov 1-10 Geological Society of America’s 113th annual meeting and exposition. Boston, Mass. Tel. 800-472-1988 or 303-357-1038; E-mail bmartinez@geosociety.orgNov 5-7 N.B. Dept. of Natural Resources & …

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    Minesite News (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Golden Bear Heap Leach Mine to CloseOne of the first and most successful heap leach gold mines built in Canada has begun the process of closing, after five years of producing more ounces at a lower co…

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    Reader Rebuttal (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Here, here for sustainabilityIt is with great interest that I read your online editorial on Sustainability [“Is sustainability just a passing fancy?”, p. 5, CMJ June 2001]. I would say “Here Here”, or…