Canadian Mining Journal



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    AWARD: Cementation wins gold as safe employer

    October 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Cementation Canada of North Bay, Ont., has been recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers for 2017. The gold award in the Mining and Natural Resources category was presented to Cementation during the Canada’s Safest Employers Awards Gala,

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    AWARDS: QMEA names winners at Explor! conference

    October 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The Quebec Mineral Exploration Association announced the winners of its annual recognition awards at the recent Explor! Conference, held Oct. 17-19, 2017. The Discovery of the Year award went to Osisko Mining for the Lynx gold deposit project.

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    Four Canadian mining giants to join Hall of Fame

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In 2018 the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will induct four new members to its ranks: Ross J. Beaty, Robert A. Gannicott, A. Terrance MacGibbon and Edward G. Thompson. The thirtieth annual induction dinner will be held the evening of

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    AWARD: Fasken Martineau named global mining law firm of 2017

    July 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Who’s Who Legal has named Fasken Martineau as the Global Mining Law Firm of the Year for 2017, which is the ninth time in the past decade. With more than 150 years of mining experience, our Global Mining Group has earned an

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    AWARD: Ross Beaty receives Order of Canada

    July 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Mining magnate and philanthropist Ross Beaty is among the 99 prominent Canadians awarded membership in the 2017 Order of Canada. The award shows that mining and environmentalism are not necessarily incompatible. Beaty, the founder and chairman of Pan American

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    AWARD: Quebec North Shore & Labrador RR wins Quebec Transport prize

    June 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Iron Ore Company of Canada won the grand prize in the railway transport category for its interactive database project for geotechnical risk management. The award was made in Montreal at Quebec’s Transport Excellence Awards gala earlier this week.

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    AWARDS: Gahcho Kue dominates NWT/NU mine rescue competition

    June 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YELLOWKNIFE, NWT – The big winner at the recent Northwest Territories-Nunavut Mine Rescue Competition was the ream from the Gahcho Kue. The mine, which has been in commercial production for only three months, is owned and operated by De Beers

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    AWARDS: Rio Tinto supports bursaries for Canadian aboriginal people

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Rio Tinto awards for indigenous students were presented earlier this week to First Nations, Inuit and Metis students across Canada. Particular attention is given to those pursuing post-secondary education and training from communities where Rio Tinto operates.

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    POTASH: K+S again one of Saskatchewan’s top employers

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) of Saskatoon has once again been recognized as one of 20 companies in the province named Saskatchewan’s top employers. This is the fourth year in a row that KSPC has received this special designation

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    AWARD: Anaconda named 2017 employer of distinction

    March 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Anaconda Mining of St. John’s has added more hardware to its bulging trophy case. The company was recognized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’ Council with a 2017 Employer of Distinction award. The award recognizes successful employers who

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    PDAC: De Beers, Mountain Province take home award for Gahcho Kue

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada passed out numerous awards to industry leaders at its annual awards gala on March 7. De Beers Canada and Mountain Province Diamonds shared the Viola R. MacMillan Award for their success

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    IRON ORE: IOC wins Rio Tinto’s global safety award

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The Iron Ore Company of Canada has won the Ground Breaker Safety Award from its parent company, Rio Tinto. IOC was recognized for its thumb activated microphone on graders initiative. Ground Breakers is Rio Tinto’s global group-wide recognition