Canadian Mining Journal



  • Feature

    Digitization without vision is little more than blind ambition

    August 1, 2017 by Rick Howes

    Miners need to slow down and strategize before charging into the digital future.

  • Early stakeholder engagement equals exploration success

    April 1, 2017 by Monica Ospina

    The importance of investing in community relations early on in exploration.

  • Partnerships in procurement – aboriginal businesses operating in Canada’s mining sector

    February 1, 2017 by Max Skudra and Jeff Geipel

    For aboriginal communities across Canada, procurement of local goods and services by mining companies is a central driver of business development creates local jobs and contributes to local prosperity. Today, companies across Canada are increasingly recognizing that developing partnerships with

  • Feature

    A Promise for Cambodia

    January 1, 2017 by Delayne Weeks

    With less than 20 years since the UN declared Cambodia a safe zone in 1998, this bustling southeast Asian nation is rebuilding. Starting over since the genocide by the Khmer Rouge, this country of 15 million has turned a new

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    Security innovations to help ensure product safety

    October 1, 2016 by Dr. Paul Smith

    Deep in a state-of-the-art lab in Mississauga, Ont., researchers are tackling problems that cost businesses around the world billions of dollars every year. The engineers and scientists at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) spend much of their time

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    Spend a little on reliability, save a lot on maintenance

    September 1, 2016 by James Reys-Picknell

    Maintenance is big part of any mine’s operating costs, but is it too big a part? These days everyone is looking for ways to cut costs, but cutting costs to maintain equipment usually backfires. If you cut maintenance, reliability will

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    Innovative strategies for a new era of mining

    August 1, 2016 by John Bianchini

    Global and industry forces are changing the world of mining as we know it. Mining companies are faced with new challenges, including heavy debt loads, oversupply of many commodities, and more complex, lower-grade ore bodies. Overlaying the traditional mining cycle

  • Wall Street and Canada

    June 1, 2016 by Chaya Cooperberg*

    Many Canadians are still divided as to whether we’ve experienced a true recession or a statistical anomaly thanks to a GDP contraction that belies the nuanced and complex components of the Canadian economy. One’s view of the data is doubtless

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    A letter to the Prime Minister on mining in Canada

    December 1, 2015 by Sander Grieve

    Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: Congratulations on your election victory! As you settle into your new office I am sure you are struck by the awesomeness of your accomplishment and of country which has chosen you. Ours is a country rich