Inside the November 2014 issue


Upfront: Underground Mining & Development

Cochenour headframe

Taking a shortcut

Goldcorp and Redpath blaze an underground trail to connect mine to mill at Red Lake
Alimak leaving the nest

A cut above

Raise climbing brings production gains to Canadian companies
Mining cells

Underground entrepreneurs

Red Lake miners now members of small business cells operating with more autonomy
Matthew Pierce

Big on rock mechanics

Matthew Pierce leads research that can help large cave mines achieve better safety and production

Project Profile: Kami

Andy Robertson

A lesson in patience

Alderon Iron Ore is battling through market volatility and stiff competition to be the next producer in the iron-rich Labrador Trough

Technology: Wear Parts

Rhino polyurea Thickener Tank

Prepared for impact

Wear part suppliers look to improve equipment life with protective coatings, attachable components, stronger steel and additive manufacturing



The helicopter protocol: northern claim staking


Nobody likes surprises: the role of the certified cost professional

Rare Earth Elements

Fit for service

CIM Community

CIM news from Canada and beyond

CIM Magazine reader survey results


Benete Bay

Industry at a glance

Joe Aldina

Coal producers focus on cost cutting and new markets

Rising demand from China and India likely to increase prices by 2020s
Jo-Ann Boucher

Productivity the name of the game at MEMO

Canadian iron ore producers see potential for a bright future amidst dark present

Miners take measures against ebola

Companies in West Africa are ramping up health and safety protocols to deal with ongoing outbreak
Porgera Gold Mine

Responding to human rights violations

Barrick implements remedy framework in the wake of allegations of sexual assault at Papua New Guinea mine

Tools of the Trade

The best in new technology


Editor's letter

Call and response

President's notes

Mining: it’s a tough business
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