Canadian Mining Journal


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    Labour News

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New Rules in U.S. for Diesel Particulate LevelsThe U.S. Department of Labor reached a partial settlement in early July over legal challenges to the final rule on diesel particulate matter (DPM) levels…

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    Minesite News (August 01, 2001)

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mount Polley Suspends OperationsImperial Metals Corp. will suspend mining and milling operations at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine on September 30, 2001, as a result of continuing low copper and go…

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    Repairing a raise in Nicaragua

    August 1, 2001 by Alexandru Arhire, project manager, Ross-Finlay 2000 Inc., Alexan

    It was obviously the right thing to do when Triton Minera a Nicaragua decided to increase the underground ventilation volume at the 170 level of the Talavera gold mine in El Limon, Nicaragua. Triton i…

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    What’s so good about palladium?

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Palladium is the little sister, but not the poor little sister, to platinum amongst the platinum group elements (PGEs). While palladium is not as pretty as platinum, it is preferred in many industrial…

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    Research News (August 01, 2001)

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Gold from Colliding Stars?The most abundant elements, such as oxygen and carbon, are thought to be the products of stellar burning and finally exploding stars, or supernovas. Scientists agree this is …

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    How we chose the top 40

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    We ranked Canada’s Top 40 mining companies based on year 2000 revenues. Except as noted the companies use December 31 as their year-end. To be included on the list, a company must be incorporated in C…

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    For Barrick, gold mi ning means business

    June 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    If you’re talking about gold mining, it’s hard to ignore Barrick Gold Corp. It has become the highest valued, lowest cost large gold miner in the world, with a better credit rating and a more general …

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    20 Million Reasons to Love America’s Biggest Gold Mine Goldstrike

    June 1, 2001 by Marilyn Scales

    Barrick’s flagship operation, Goldstrike, will pour its 20-millionth ounce of gold this month. Reaching this milestone required that the operation embrace leading technologies and best practices. The …

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    Grade Is King Again

    June 1, 2001 by Vivian Danielson editor, Northern Miner Newspaper

    Gold mines that can provide good returns in any environment–even a hostile one in which prices hover at 20-year lows–are few and far between. The new Bulyanhulu operation in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria…

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    Holt-McDermott and Bousquet

    June 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    Holt-McDermott in transitionThe major structural breaks in the Abitibi region of northeast Ontario and northwest Quebec are littered with gold and copper mines, often plunging to great depths and prod…

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    South America

    June 1, 2001 by Matthew Craze, Santiago, Chile

    South America is a zone of primary importance for Barrick Gold. The company’s regional interests are situated in the Andean zones of Peru, Chile and Argentina, where one of their most significant mine…

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    E-Commerce News (June 01, 2001)

    June 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MinE-com 2001 proceedings on the netThree hundred people attended CAMESE’s MinE-com 2001 Conferences on E-commerce in the Mining Industry, held in Toronto and Vancouver in April. Industry-leading buye…