Canadian Mining Journal



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    DONATION: Hard-Line donates $250,000 to Bharti School of Engineering

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – A new partnership between Laurentian University and Hard-Line was announced today at the University Club. As part of this partnership, Hard-Line will invest $250,000 over five years in the Mechatronics program of the Bharti School of Engineering

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    PHILANTHROPY: Osisko chairman Robert Wares donates $5M to McGill University

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Robert Wares, a founder and current executive chairman of Osisko Metals, has made a $5-million donation to McGill University in this city. The gift will provide immediate impact for students and faculty in five targeted areas: the Wares

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    MUSEUM: Britannia to mount mill show

    September 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITANNIA BEACH, B.C. – The Britannia Mine Museum has unveiled the concept design for its upcoming mill show experience. This will be a new feature attraction and immersive multi-sensory show that will bring the building back to life. The attraction

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    ROM seeks $3M endowment for geology curator

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is trying to raise an initial $3 million to hire and endow in perpetuity a geology curator for its earth sciences department — a position that has been vacant for more than 20 years. “$3

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    SCHOLARSHIPS: De Beers to award six STEM scholarships at University of Calgary

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      CALGARY – De Beers Canada has made six new STEM-related scholarships for female students available at the University of Calgary. The company has made them available because it is a HeForShe Thematic Champion. HeForShe is the United Nations solidarity

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    GOLD: Anaconda snags funds for continuing education

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining has received $200,000 with which to launch an in-house continuing education program for its workforce at the Point Rousse gold project. The non-repayable funds were provided by the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Advanced Education,

  • CONVENTIONS: World Mining Congress 2018: Stages of program formation

    March 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From June 19 till June 22, the 25th anniversary World Mining Congress will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Such a large-scale event of world significance is being held for the first time not only in Kazakhstan, but also in the

  • COMMENTARY: Fifty years of ‘free’ gold

    March 27, 2018 by Jeffrey M. Christian, Special to The Northern Miner

    It is difficult to say when the ‘free’ gold market came into existence, since there always has been one. Yes, the gold price has been set and fixed by governments for long periods of time throughout history, as part of

  • PUBLICATIONS: Success and Failure in the Canadian Metallurgical Industry

    March 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Quebec City – A new e-book, Success and Failure in the Canadian Metallurgical Industry, looks to be a fascinating read for those of us in the mining industry. Canada is a world leader in the metallurgical industry and numerous metallurgical

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    EDUCATION: De Beers Canada launches scholarships for women STEM students

    February 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – De Beers Canada is launching four new scholarships for first year, full time women studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs at the University of Waterloo in Ontario. These grants are part of De Beers’ UN Women

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    EDUCATION: CSM launches masters in mining engineering and management

    February 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GOLDEN, Colo. – The Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines has received approval from the Board of Trustees to launch an innovative new graduate degree program. The Professional Masters in Mining Engineering and Management is an advanced degree

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    EDUCATION: Queen’s signs partnerships with mining colleges

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KINGSTON, Ont. – Queen’s University he partnered with three Canadian colleges to help engineering and technologists and technicians upgrade their education from college diploma to university degree. Queen’s launched its online Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology (BTech) program in 2016. And while