Canadian Mining Journal


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    Energy News (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Critical Potential Crises in Energy Supplies and Global WarmingThe California energy crisis and OPEC cutbacks only hint at the challenges utilities face between now and 2010, according to a new Deloit…

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    Exploration News (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Exploration Spending Nearing Bottom of CycleAccording to Metals Economics Group (MEG)’s recent edition of Corporate Exploration Strategies, total spending allocated for worldwide nonferrous exploratio…

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    News (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SouthernEra Resources Ltd. has named Patrick C. Evans as president and CEO, and William Machiel (“Mike”) Eksteen as senior vice-president and COO. Chris Jennings will remain the chairman. Evans was mo…

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    Theatre Corner

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    South African Miners’ Lives Set to Dance and MusicTwelve performers from South Africa have developed an original song and dance show, Gumboots, that played in March at the Pantages Theatre in Toronto….

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    Canadian Mineral Processors Examine the Fine Art of Grinding

    April 1, 2001 by Marilyn Scales

    Insights and clues to unravelling these mysteries were at the top of the list during the 33rd Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Meeting last January in Ottawa. Twelve of the 42 papers on the program …

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    Cominco’s Alaskan Triumph

    April 1, 2001 by Jane Werniuk

    The US$414-million (capital) Red Dog mine opened in 1989 with the likelihood of having the world’s best zinc deposit. There were nagging questions, however, particularly surrounding the zinc market, t…

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    Developing a steady local workforce

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough is sparsely populated, with 7,000 residents (“shareholders”) living in 11 villages, the largest of which is Kotzebue, with a population of 3,700. The main industry in…

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    Diary of a fast-tracked project

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The VIP team set a very ambitious goal: to complete the design, procurement and transportation to the site of all the major parts of the project before the shipping season ended in 2000. They would ga…

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    Invest in geologists for the long term

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    There’s a patriotic truism abroad these days: Canadians are the world’s foremost mine finders. Is this really true?In fact, the system that developed field geologists in this country in the past has b…

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    Reader Rebuttal (April 01, 2001)

    April 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Another Big Development ProjectI was quite disappointed when I looked at the centre page (Feb/ March 2001 issue) where appears, “The biggest mineral development projects in Canada.” Our [Niocan niobiu…

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    News from the GSC (February 01, 2001)

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Downhole Seismic ImagingThe Downhole Seismic Imaging (DSI) consortium, a partnership of Falconbridge Ltd., Noranda Inc. and the GSC, has successfully demonstrated the capability of DSI instrumentation…

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    Mineral exploration tr ends and developments in 2000

    February 1, 2001 by Patrick G. Killeen, Ph.D., and staff, Geological Survey of Canad

    The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) is Canada’s national agency for geoscientific information and research. It has supplied Canadian Mining Journal with unbiased reportage about the trends and devel…