Canadian Mining Journal

  • CONFERENCES: World Mining Congress 2018 – Call for Papers

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    World Mining Congress 2018: Promotion of fundamental scientific and technological cooperation in the mining industry. ASTANA – On June 19-22, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan, the 25th World Mining Congress (WMC). This is the largest industry event that brings together specialists

  • CONFERENCES: New Mining Technology Conference Launches in Sudbury

    November 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY – PACE (Partners in Achieving Change Excellence) is proud to present Beyond Digital Transformation 2018, a new mining conference with a new focus! “In working and having discussions with some of the biggest mining companies in the world, what we’ve been

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    EDUCATION: Northern College, Richmont Mines hold graduation for new miners

    June 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WAWA, Ont. – Northern College was pleased to celebrate with students who graduated from the Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core program on June 14 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Wawa. Six students completed the 15-week training program, offered

  • CONFERENCE: Plan to be in St. John’s

    October 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Mineral Resources Review 2016, Newfoundland and Labrador’s annual mineral exploration and mining conference and trade show, will be held at Delta St. John’s Hotel & Conference Centre, St. John’s, NL, from November 2-5. The three-day event showcases all aspects of

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    CONEXPO Latin America

    October 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CONEXPO Latin America is committed to bringing quality information and experts to the region and will hold its next event in 2016 with a high level seminar in Lima, Peru, brought to you by industry experts, for industry experts. CONEXPO

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    2016 Annual Metal Leaching & Acid Rock Drainage Field School

    August 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The course objectives are to increase understanding of metal leaching and acid rock drainage by showing participants the tools, procedures and design requirements; providing an overview of the underlying science and vocabulary; and presenting examples of best practices. A unique feature of this

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    US mining engineer graduate numbers up 20%

    May 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In 2015, a total 427 students graduated with mining engineering degrees from U.S. mining schools, according to the SME Guide to Minerals and Materials Schools. The number includes undergraduate, masters and PhD degrees, and represents a 20% increase from the

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    EDUCATION: Vale supports laptop program for aboriginal students

    April 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Last week 50 aboriginal youth in Sudbury and Wahnapitae First Nation received a donation by One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada and Vale. The students will receive personal tablets designed by OLPC with children and communities in mind.

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    COMMENT: Worldwide ranking of mine engineering schools released

    March 24, 2016 by Marilyn Scales

    LONDON, UK – The first ever ranking of the world’s mineral engineering schools has been compiled as part of the QS World University Rankings by Subject. The entire list can be found at Click on “Mineral & Mining Engineering.”

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    EDUCATION: Improve flotation performance with Outotec webinar series

    March 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CYBERSPACE – Between April and August 2016, mining and minerals processing professionals worldwide are invited to attend the live flotation webinar series that will be hosted by Outotec. The webinar series is created to support professional knowledge development and to

  • EDUCATION: Detour Gold, Métis to create bursary for students at two Ontario colleges

    February 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Representatives from the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO), Detour Gold, College Boreal, and Northern College met in Timmins on Feb. 19 to sign memorandum of understanding agreements to formalize the creation of a bursary program to assist Métis

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    TRAINING: Partnership creates school of hard rock mining

    February 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ontario – Northern College, Haileybury School of Mines has a new initiative underway; the creation of a Northern School of Hard Rock Mining, offered in partnership with Glencore’s Kidd Operations. One of the first programs offered through the partnership