Client: Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Publication: CIM Magazine

Less is more

The retrofit at Rio Tinto’s Kitimat operation has the smelter producing more without an increased footprint In 2011, Rio Tinto announced plans to modernize the 60-year-old Kitimat Aluminum Smelter in... Read more »

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Clear and clean

Monitor, share, innovate, reduce and repeat. This is the new water cycle for mines. Access to water is a growing global humanitarian and environmental challenge. In the latest World Economic Forum... Read more »

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The father of modern geology

James Hutton, a failed lawyer and doctor, was the first person to suggest that Earth was millions, rather than thousands, of years old and established geology as a true science.... Read more »

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A sweet solution to social responsibility

Cordoba Minerals’ beekeeping initiative at its San Matias project gives locals a new employment opportunity Jesus Maria Suarez looks like a typical mineral exploration project employee in his well-worn jeans... Read more »

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B.C. exploration community buoyed by 20 per cent increase in activity in 2017

Roundup 2018 speakers highlight Canada’s role in supplying materials needed for clean technology Mineral exploration activity in British Columbia increased by 20 per cent in 2017, Gordon Clarke, the director... Read more »

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From white rocks to green products

Hudson Resources sees multiple uses for the unique deposit at its White Mountain project Large deposits of pure, highly calcic anorthosite have only been discovered in two places in the... Read more »

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Steelmaking coal price surge reinvigorates Canadian mines

By Kylie Williams Metallurgical coal prices took a wild ride in 2016. Following the Chinese government’s decision to close coal mines and decrease domestic production at the beginning of the... Read more »

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B.C. mining industry down in 2015, bracing for recovery: survey

By Kylie Williams It should come as no surprise that the annual PricewaterhouseCoopers Mining Industry Survey labeled 2015 “another tough year” for mining companies in British Columbia. With key commodity... Read more »

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Komatsu moves underground with Joy Global acquisition

By Kylie Williams Komatsu, the world’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, announced on July 21 it would buy Joy Global, a leading manufacturer of surface and underground... Read more »