Canadian Mining Journal

  • 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

  • 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