June/July 2007

CIM student poster winners

The CIM Student Poster competition at the CIM Conference and Exhibition in Montreal was a demonstration of the high calibre of individuals studying in fields related to our industries. Though a handful were selected as winners, the overall poster display was a message to industry that its operations of tomorrow will be in good hands.

This year’s winners were:


First place
Oliver Coté-Mantha, PhD Candidate, UQAC
The Polymetallic Mineralization System of the Line Lake Area, Chibougamau, Quebec

Second place
Geoff Capes, PhD Candidate, University of Saskatchewan
Development and Application of Empirical Design Tools for Open Stope Design at the Xstrata Zinc George Fisher Mine, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Third place
Ned A. Jalil, Master’s, Queen’s University
Bell Copper Property


First place
Devin Wilson, Queen’s University
Maximizing the NPV of an Open Pit through Ramp Placement and Sequencing

Second place
Joe Brunelle, Queen’s University
Resource Estimation of Messina’s “Boomerang” Deposit

Third place
Maarten Van Koppen, Queen’s University
Ansil Deposit Revisited

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

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