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    GOLD EXPLORATION: San Gold extends L10 zone at depth

    December 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – San Gold Corp. of Winnipeg says recent drilling demonstrates the robust widths and grades within the L10 zone at its Rice Lake mining complex at Bissett. Hole 11-114 cut 27.0 g/t Au over 5.0 metres at a depth of 416 metres and drill…

  • Feature

    MAC president speaks at Alberta economic meeting

    December 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mining Association of Canada President Pierre Grattton recently spoke at a luncheon in Edmonton to discuss Alberta’s role in the growth of the Canadian mining industry. Mr. Gratton said that Canada’s mining industry has the potential to make…

  • Feature

    Strategic alliance between Canadian/Chinese firms

    December 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dumas Contracting Ltd. and JCHX Mining Managment Co., Ltd., a leading Chiinese mining contractor, have signed a Strategic Alliance agreement that covers supporting Chinese clients with projects in Dumas’ core markets of Canada and Latin America.

  • Feature

    Toughing It Out

    December 1, 2011 by D'Arcy Jenish

    The year was 1639. To the average European, most of North America was terra incognita-lands unexplored and unknown-but French colonists living near present day Saint John, N.B. had already found coal deposits and sent the continent’s first…

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    DIAMOND MINING: BHP Billiton reviews its involvement

    November 30, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BHP Billiton has announced plans to review its involvement in the diamond mining business. The company has an 80% interest in the Ekati mine (Canada’s first diamond producer) at Lac de Gras, NWT, and a 51% interest in the Chidliak…

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    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Why we need more women in mining jobs

    November 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mining industry studies have helped Skills Canada Ontario and Women in Nuclear (WIN) produce a book designed to get more women involved into less traditional working roles. “Women Working in the Skilled Trades and Technologies: Myths &…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Courageous Lake expands with discovery of new gold zone

    November 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Seabridge Gold of Toronto has drilled a significant expansion of Zone 8 at its Courageous Lake gold project 240 km northeast of Yellowknife. The best assay of the last holes drilled was 8.44 g/t over 4.5 metres in Hole…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Manganese recovery reaches 96% from Buchans’ Plymouth deposit

    November 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Buchans Minerals of Windsor, NS, says that using a reducing acid leach can recover 96% of the manganese in samples from its Plymouth manganese property near Woodstock. The bench-scale tests were carried out by Thibault &…

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    EDUCATION: Special MBA for miners offered at Schulich School of Business

    November 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The Schulich School of Business at York University is launching an MBA specialization in the mining industry in Toronto, the mining equity financing capital of the world.  

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    DONATION: $10-M gift from Bharti is largest in Laurentian history

    November 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Stan Bharti, chairman and CEO of Forbes & Manhattan and other companies, has made a $10-million gift to Laurentian University’s School of Engineering. Bharti’s gift will be invested in an endowment to the exclusive use of…

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    ASBESTOS MINING: Canadian mines suspended

    November 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – For the first time in 130 years, no one is mining asbestos in Canada. Mining is suspended at both producers. The Jeffrey underground mine is awaiting a $58-million loan guarantee from the provincial government. Plans to resume…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Avalon Rare Metals, Black Iron and Sherritt

    November 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto has named Mark Wiseman to the position of VP sustainability. He is a graduate of the University of Guelph with a BSc in zoology and later obtained his MBA at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Most recently, he…