Canadian Mining Journal

  • News

    AGREEMENT: Probe Mines, First Nations ink MOU for Borden Lake gold project

    September 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Probe Mines of Toronto has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Brunswick House, Chapleau Cree and Chapleau Ojibwe First Nations communities. The agreement establishes a commitment by Probe to develop an ongoing…

  • Feature

    Social License: A Profitable Issue

    September 1, 2011 by Jaquelina Jimena

    “In our society, there are those who strongly support the mining industry. On the opposite side, there are people who will never accept our activities. Finally, in the middle, there are a huge number of individuals who do not have any…

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    SOCIO-ECONOMIC AGREEMENT: CanZinco and NWT government sign deal for Prairie Creek mine

    August 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The socio-economic agreement for the Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine 200 km west of Fort Simpson has been signed by mine owner Canadian Zinc Corp. (CanZinco) of Vancouver and the government of the Northwest…

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    Photo competition attracts worldwide attention

    August 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor


  • Feature

    Universities: The New CSR Frontier

    August 1, 2011 by Jaquelina Jimena

    “We have the best CSR practices in the sector. More than 2,400 small and medium-sized suppliers have been invited to participate in our “Value Program”, which aims to promote socially responsible practices so as to improve their productivity in…

  • ABORIGINAL RELATIONS: Support for B.C.-Taku agreement

    July 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Yesterday the Canadian Boreal Institute of Ottawa expressed its support for the land use agreement between British Columbia and the Taku River Tlingit First Nation. Today in support of the same agreement, Tides Canada announced that…

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    ABORIGINAL RELATIONS: Taku agreement in northern BC highlights co-operation, not conflict

    July 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Taku River Tlingit First Nation and the Government of British Columbia have signed two major agreements on land use planning and shared decision-making. These agreements offer the potential to avoid the conflict and…

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Kinross supports economic chair at Moscow school

    July 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold announced on July 6, 2011, that it will support a professorship in development economics at the New Economic School in Moscow, Russia. The company has committed $300,000 over the next three years.

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    PHILANTHROPY: Barrick, Wilkins family donate $5.5M to global health

    June 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    (Contributed by the Ontario Mining Association)

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    PERSPECTIVE: When the “C” in CSR stands for “Canada”

    June 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “CSR” means “corporate social responsibility”, and it is a growing part of the mine development process. We used to call similar initiatives being a responsible company or good neighbour to those who live near mining projects. Now CSR has…

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    PERSPECTIVE: CSR at work

    June 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Corporate social responsibility is an on-going effort that has become part of normal business for the mineral sector. So it comes as a pleasant surprise that a mid-year update from Canada’s Office of the Extractive Sector CSR Counsellor has…

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    OMA recognizes talented high school students

    June 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Ontario Mining Association’s “So You Think You Know Mining” (SYTYKM) competition is an annual event designed to recognize the video talents of high school students across the province.