Canadian Mining Journal


Features


  • Feature

    Resource Companies Should Mine Their Intangible Assets

    December 1, 2001 by Laurence Lock Lee, CSC Strategic Consulting, Port Waratah, Austr

    If there is one industry sector that would be associated closest with hard tangible assets, it would be the resources sector. There appears nothing more basic and tangible than extracting minerals out…

  • Feature

    Staying on Top of Underground Mining: Where in the world do you look for new ideas?

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Within the organization we get our employees involved to identify improvement opportunities. We also visit other operations mostly in Ontario and Quebec. However, some of the most efficient mines are …

  • Feature

    New shovels for Suncor and Syncrude

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    P&H MinePro Services Canada has won an oil sands shovel order from Suncor Energy’s mine at Fort McMurray, Alta. This order for a P&H 4100BOSS follows closely on the heels of the startup of the initial…

  • Feature

    Oscillating disc cutter

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As a means of excavating hard rock, the oscillating disc cutter (ODC) promises a safer, cleaner and cheaper alternative to drilling and blasting. The ODC system will enable continuous underground hard…

  • Feature

    News (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Heavy-duty belt cleaner removes worst carry-backA new addition to the Eliminator belt cleaning systems from Flexco–the M-type precleaner for underground mines and worst-case above-ground applicatio…

  • Feature

    Expanded Constellation series of drills

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cubex Ltd., based in Winnipeg, Man., introduces three new drill packages to the Constellation Series, a flexible line of mobile drills that utilize a common mobile platform. They are based on the cent…

  • Feature

    Premium dielectric hearing protection

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The new Cyclone earmuff from Howard Leight of San Diego, Calif., combines premium comfort, durable anti-shock construction, hygiene, low cost, style and high noise reduction rating (NRR) protection. F…

  • Feature

    Metallugical News

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The mv Namakwa sailing from Table Bay, South Africa, in October on its way to sea trials. In early November, the Namakwa commenced diamond mining near Luderitz, Namibia. The newly outfitted ship repla…

  • Feature

    Exploration News (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Exploration spending at lowest level in nine yearsAccording to Metals Economics Group (MEG)’s recent edition of Corporate Exploration Strategies, worldwide allocations for commercial precious and nonf…

  • Feature

    Publications (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New Compendium of Mining SuppliersThe Canadian Association of Mining Equipment & Services for Export has made an initial distribution of the 2001/02 CAMESE Compendium of Canadian Mining Suppliers.This…

  • Feature

    Re-engineering mining safety

    December 1, 2001 by Betty Loafmann

    When it comes to safety, the mining industry is not plagued by new injuries, but rather with finding new solutions to existing problems. Issues such as vehicular accidents, contamination/pollution, tr…

  • Feature

    Minesite News (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Giant Mine Agreement amendedThe federal Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND) and Miramar Giant Mine Ltd. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Miramar Mining Corp.) have finalized an …