Canadian Mining Journal


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    Worldwide Acceptance of Advanced Expert Control System

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Svedala has been awarded the contract to develop and install the advanced expert control system on the 13 regrind lines at Iron Ore Co. of Canada’s concentrator in Labrador City, Nfld. The system is b…

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    News (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Richard Ross has been appointed a director of Inmet Mining Corp. and the president and CEO of the company, succeeding William James, who will assume the role of chairman of the board. The current chai…

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    Rio Algom Bullish on South America

    February 1, 2000 by Marilyn Scales

    Rio Algom Ltd. has outgrown its Canadian uranium roots, and is quickly joining the ranks of the world’s major copper suppliers. Its plunge into South America is consistent with its commitment to find …

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    Antamina to hit stride in 2002

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The mineral wealth of South America is attracting investment from Canada and around the world. A prime example of this is the Antamina copper-zinc deposit in north-central Peru. The operator, Compaa…

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    Mental Eclipse

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On an evening in mid-January we were fortunate to have a crystal clear view of a total lunar eclipse. The shadow advancing across the Moon’s surface actually made it look round–not like the flat Man-…

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    Spence to Become Important Copper Producer

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Rio Algom has another gem in northern Chile-the wholly-owned Spence deposit. Although a full feasibility study is not yet complete, Spence could produce 226,800 tonnes of copper annually beginning in …

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    Working with the government, unions and MASHA to improve Safety

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In 2000, A.C. (Andy) Rickaby will complete his second two-year term as chairman of the Ontario Mining Association (OMA). His first term was a decade ago. His “real” job is vice-president, mining opera…

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    No Shortage of Issues to Tackle: Safety Competitive ElectricityOPP Gold Squad Tax Reductions

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Q: The mandate of the Ontario Mining Association is to improve the competitiveness of the mineral producing industry in this province. I know the range of activities the Association is involved in is …

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    Hats Off to Kap!

    January 1, 2000 by Pamela Phillips, freelance writer

    “Canada is the best country in the world; Ontario is the best province; and Kapuskasing is the best town!” boasts J.C. Caron, mayor of the town of Kapuskasing. His enthusiasm for the town and its envi…

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    Meet Tim Hudak, the new Mines Minister In Ontario;

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    HOME REGION: NiagaraUNIVERSITY: BA, economics, University of Western Ontario in 1990; MA, economics, University of Washington in 1993.POLITICAL CAREER: first elected as Progressive Conservative Member…

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    Mining and Exploration Activity in Ontario – Update 2000

    January 1, 2000 by Ministry of Northern Development and Mines staff, Sudbury

    Ontario has been one of the world’s leading mineral producers for more than a century. Today, more than $5 billion worth of minerals a year, from amethyst to zinc, is produced in the province. Commodi…

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    About the Ontario Mining Association

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Association has a number of active committees-Energy, Environmental, Financial Assurance, Taxation, Hoist Plant, Mine Rehabilitation, Mining Rules, Safety and Training, and Workers’ Compensation a…