Canadian Mining Journal



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    RESEARCH: Nielsen of Yukon College is new NSERC remediation chair

    July 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Dr. Guillaume Neilsen has been awarded the NSERC Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Northern Mine Remediation. He is a member of the faculty of Yukon College with headquarters in Whitehorse and several other campuses. . The appointment

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    PARTNERSHIP: Rio Tinto renews support for Indigenous students

    June 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Rio Tinto is renewing its support for Indspire, a Canadian indigenous charity that provides bursaries and scholarships to Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education or training. Through its Rio Tinto Aluminium Fund Canada, the company will provide $450,000 over

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    EDUCATION: OMA launches “This is Mining” to share rich history

    June 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – To celebrate its 100th Anniversary, the Ontario Mining Association has created #ThisIsMining, a campaign that takes a fresh look at the role of mining in our lives and in our province.  The achievements, the people, the progress, the legacy.

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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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    EDUCATION: Goodman School of Mines expands into Latin America

    March 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont.  – The Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian University and the Core Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding this week aiming to promote the school’s education and research activities in Peru, Chile and Brazil. The Core Foundation is

  • Feature

    Inspiring teachers to inspire students

    February 1, 2019 by Chris Hodgson

    Mining education tours shine light on modern industry

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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,