Canadian Mining Journal



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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 www.TopUniversities.com/subject-rankings/2016. 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

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    EDUCATION: First indigenous students graduate from Northern’s Common Core program

    December 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HAILEYBURY, Ontario – Northern College, in partnership with Wahgoshig First Nation and Primero Mining Corp. held a celebration in Wahgoshig First Nation on Friday, Dec. 18, for the first of two groups of indigenous students who graduated from the Haileybury

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies launches dedicated Learning Systems business unit

    November 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies, the global leader in mining equipment simulators, has announced a dedicated Learning Systems business unit to service resource companies globally.  This new business unit provides customized learning technologies and solutions to drive improved safety, profitability and