Canadian Mining Journal

Ontario Mining Association

  • Feature

    Mining in Ontario: Companies take SCR to heart

    February 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Almost every mining company in Ontario is a partner in society. In fact, it would be very difficult to find a mining company anywhere in the province that doesn’t care about the community where it’s located. They do more than find,…

  • News

    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Why we need more women in mining jobs

    November 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Mining industry studies have helped Skills Canada Ontario and Women in Nuclear (WIN) produce a book designed to get more women involved into less traditional working roles. “Women Working in the Skilled Trades and Technologies: Myths &…

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    INVESTMENT: Canadian mining to spend $130-B over next five years

    August 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Speaking at a joint address to the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, the heads of the Mining Association of Canada and the Ontario Mining Association told their Sudbury audience on Aug. 25, 2011, that Canada’s mining industry will invest…

  • AWARD: Goldcorp wins for reclamation of Coniaurum property

    July 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Goldcorp of Vancouver has won the Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Award for its work on the Coniaurum property in Timmins. The award was presented at the Mining and Environment Conference held last month in Sudbury. The prize is…

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    PERSPECTIVE: When the “C” in CSR stands for “Canada”

    June 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    “CSR” means “corporate social responsibility”, and it is a growing part of the mine development process. We used to call similar initiatives being a responsible company or good neighbour to those who live near mining projects. Now CSR has…

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    Canada’s mining sector has pulled up its environmental SOx

    March 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Canada’s mining industry has made significant improvement in its environmental performance on many fronts from 1998 to 2008, according to a federal government publication. The “Mining Sector Performance Report” was produced by Natural Resources…

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    SAFETY: Mining is second safest industry in Ontario

    February 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Ontario’s mining industry continues to show steady progress in improving its safety performance. According to provisional statistics released recently, Ontario’s mining sector’s lost time injury rate was 0.5 per 200,000 hours worked in 2010,…

  • Feature

    A call to all Mining Associations

    February 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Most industry associations aren’t worth a damn and that unfortunately holds true for many of those involved with mining here in Canada. They’re good at collecting dues and putting on Annual Meetings for their fraternity but aside from those…

  • Feature

    Ontario has Prospects Galore

    February 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ntario has been blessed with an abundance of natural resources, including untold mineral potential. For more than a century, word-class mineral discoveries in this province have brought development and prosperity, along with scientific and…

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    CORPORATE GIVING: Noront brings Santa and hockey stars to First Nation community

    December 22, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Ontario Mining Association member Noront Resources employed a little magic to fly in Santa bearing gifts and two former National Hockey League stars to Webequie last week. Webequie, which has no year round road connections and a population of…

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    OUTREACH: Teachers invited on mining tour

    July 28, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    MATTAWA, Ontario – One of Canada’s leading environmental and experiential learning centres is hosting a Teache…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Mining supply sector huge in Ontario

    June 30, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    We in the mineral industry often speak of “direct jobs” generated at mines and mills and “indirect employment”…