Canadian Mining Journal

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    AWARD: Great Bear goes home with NWOPA discovery trophy

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The exploration team of Great Bear Resources has won the Bernie Schnieders Discovery of the Year Award for finding high grade gold zones at its Dixie property near Red Lake, Ont. The company recently drilled its

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    AWARDS: Immersive Technologies recognizes two for mining business improvement

    April 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies has announced the winners of its Global Business Improvement Award 2018. Marking the tenth year in which Immersive Technologies recognizes the most outstanding real results achieved by mining companies utilizing simulation as a key driver in the business

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    Canadian Mining Hall of Fame welcomes five trailblazers

    April 3, 2019 by Richard Quarisa and John Cumming

    The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame (CMHF) bestowed honours on five industry giants at its thirty-first annual induction ceremony in January at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The 2019 inductees — Kate Carmack, James M. Franklin, James W. Gill, A.

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    CONTEST: Collegiate Mining Competition remembers fallen miners

    April 3, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – A few days ago, 200 people took part in the International Collegiate Mining Competition that was held in Virginia City. For the 41st year in a row, the three-day event gathered students from mining schools from around the

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    VANADIUM: Secova acquires cheap vanadium mineral claims in Quebec

    March 21, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    QUEBEC – Secova Metals acquired this week 100% interest in 3,809 hectares of vanadium mineral claims located in three land packages in this eastern Canadian province. In a press release, the Vancouver-based miner said the acquisition, which is a $75,000 arms-length

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    PwC’s Art of Mining winners honoured

    March 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The mining industry gathered in Toronto in early March for PwC Canada’s fourth annual Art of Mining event, which showcases mining innovation through a photo competition. This year’s contest featured 20 photo submissions from projects and actors across the globe. With more

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    EDUCATION: Eighth annual Veolia scholarship goes to U of Arizona student

    March 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – Veolia Water Technologies sponsored a $2,000 scholarship at the Society of Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration (SME) 2019 annual meeting and exhibition last week. One specific criterion for the Veolia scholarship was that the applicants show an interest in

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    SolGold’s Nick Mather our Mining Person of the Year for 2018

    March 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nicholas Mather, president and CEO of Australian junior SolGold, is The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year for 2018 in recognition of his role as the driving force behind the wildly successful grassroots team that has drilled off the world-class

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    AWARD: Vancouver AI firm Andritz takes top spot at Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining

    March 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    TORONTO – Vancouver-based artificial intelligence (AI) and automation supplier Andritz took home first place during the finale of the 2019 annual installment of Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining mining innovation contest held before a live audience of 500 in a nightclub in downtown Toronto on the

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    GOLD: Yukon Mint announces winners of coin design contest

    February 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WHITEHORSE, Yukon – The Yukon Mint Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vancouver’s Golden Predator Mining, is making a pair of gold coins this year using designs from northern artists. The coins are minted each year using gold from the

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    AWARDS: CSA Global, PDAC award pair of bursaries

    February 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – CSA Global and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada announced the winners of the Joan Bath and Peter Howe bursaries. The awards will be presented at the PDAC convention during the student-industry networking lunch on March 4,

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    AWARD: K+S Potash still among provincial top employers for sixth year

    February 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON, Sask.  – K+S Potash Canada has again been named one of the provinces top employees. This is the sixth time and the second year in a row. President and general manager, operations Sam Farris said,  “We’ve experienced a lot