Canadian Mining Journal


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  • Feature

    Gold Mining News

    October 1, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Placer and Newmont to JV Turquoise RidgeVancouver-based Placer Dome Inc. has agreed to enter into a joint venture with Newmont Mining Corp. at Turquoise Ridge in Nevada. Placer Dome will own 75% of th…

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    People (October 01, 2003)

    October 1, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Order of Engineers of Quebec, which represents 46,000 engineers, presented its 2003 Excellence Award to Ren Defour. This award recognizes his career in teaching, research management, and his cont…

  • Feature

    Reporting Trend News

    October 1, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KPMG survey resultsA new survey on the global mining industry from business advisory firm KPMG concludes that stakeholders of these firms may still not be getting the full picture. The study shows tha…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Gemcom, Barrick Gold, Wardrop, MacDonald, Diamond Fields, Crystallex, Goldeye, Sennen, Golden Star, Defiance Mining, Stroud Resources, Corriente

    September 24, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GEMCOM SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL of Vancouver has selected Omid Ejtemai as its chief technology officer. He will apply…

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    Metals news

    September 1, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Platinum, palladium prices and demand move in opposite directions in 2002, trend to continue in 2003According to a report by Johnson Matthey (JM), platinum demand during 2002 rose by 5% to a new high …

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    Canada’s Top 40 by Revenue

    September 1, 2003 by Marilyn Scales

    Noranda Inc. has done it again, earning over $6 billion and crowning CMJ’s list of Top 40 Canadian Mining Companies. It seems Noranda is at the top every year in recent memory, but this merely reflect…

  • Feature

    The potash project: Thailand’s first underground mine

    September 1, 2003 by Yolanda Torrisi

    Thailand’s new Minerals Act, which allows mining below 100 m depth without the property owner’s consent, is being put to the test with the government considering its first mining lease application to …

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Fronteer, Sulliden, Kings Bay Gold, Western Silver, Dumont Nickel, Sandvik, ABB, Shore Gold

    August 13, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dr. Rick Valenta has joined FRONTEER DEVELOPMENT as VP exploration. He obtained his doctorate in structural geology…

  • Feature

    People (August 01, 2003)

    August 1, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Aber Diamond Corp. has named Lars-Eric Johansson to its board of directors. He currently holds the position of executive VP and CFO at Noranda Inc.Ariane Gold of Longueuil, Que., elected Leanne M. Bak…

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    Niobec unique in North America

    August 1, 2003 by Marilyn Scales

    Tucked away near the centre of Qubec is the Niobec mine and plant, North America’s only ferroniobium producer. Moreover, with a 15% market share, it is the third largest in the world. Niobec’s ferron…

  • News

    GOLD MERGER NEWS Comaplex & WMC Subsidiary

    July 16, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY, Alberta COMAPLEX MINERALS has agreed to take over WMC INTERNATIONAL, the wholly-owned Canadian subsidiar…

  • News

    LOAD MEASURING NEWS Take the Guesswork out of Haul Truck Loads

    July 2, 2003 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEENSLAND, Australia The new Trayscan technology promises to take the guesswork out of measuring haulage truck l…