Canadian Mining Journal


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    Inco’s Innovations

    April 1, 2000 by Jane Werniuk

    Inco is a major force in the world nickel business. Last year the company delivered 258,088 tonnes of nickel in all forms, representing 24% of global demand. The nickel giant was once considered to be…

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    Reclamation News

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Planning the Future for Radioactive Sulphide TailingsA Community Forum will be held in Elliot Lake, Ont., on May 4, 2000, for all stakeholders associated with the mining and rehabilitation activities …

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    Correction: Grinding Mistakes

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    There were a few errors in the description of Norcast products and distributors in the “Focus on Grinding Mills” article (CMJ January 2000, page 18). We mistakenly indicated that Gets Equipment Ltd. i…

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    Company News (April 01, 2000)

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Red Dog to Optimize MillCominco Ltd. and the NANA Regional Corporation have announced the initiation of a project designed to bring the mill at the Red Dog mine in Alaska up to its full operational po…

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    Gold News

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    1999 Gold Demand Sets New RecordGold demand in 1999 rose by more than 20% to reach a new record level, according to New York-based World Gold Council. Strong growth in demand in India, Pakistan and th…

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    Specialty Products To Fill Nickel Niches

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    What’s so special about nickel? “Nickel is a superb alloying element,” answers John Jones, Toronto-based general manager of Inco Special Products. “For example, 70% of nickel is used in the famous 18/…

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    Geophysics Leads the Way in an Aggressive Exploration Program

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Sudbury Basin has been very, very good to Inco. In the last 98 years, the company has pulled 750 million tonnes of ore out of the ground, containing 9.8 million tonnes of nickel and 9.0 million to…

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    Mining Was Never Like This Before

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “It is important in research to have a ‘can do’ attitude.” This nugget from the lips of Greg Baiden, the head of Mines Research for Inco Limited, is more than a truism. It is the way that his team of …

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    Publications (April 01, 2000)

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released the 1999 Environmental Progress Report, its fifth annual such report. A new feature this year is a reporting on the Canadian mining industry’s recyc…

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    Roboscribe

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It was Friday afternoon, and I just couldn’t finish the draft of my article on Inco (pages 10-21 of this issue) by the end of the day, my self-imposed deadline. I thought, “I’ll have to come into the …

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    Minimizing Crusher Production Losses During Maintenance

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    One of the world’s major crusher manufacturers, Svedala Industri AB, is introducing a ‘cassette’ system for carrying out crusher maintenance. The unit to be worked on is simply lifted out and replaced…

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    Awards and Prizes

    April 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian Mining GamesThe University of Toronto was the venue for the Canadian Mining Games, which took place at the beginning of the Mining Millennium 2000 meeting. Taking part in this event were 144 …