Inside the February issue

Innovation

Doing more with less

Mining industry automation panel

Lunar mining and processing outpost

An explanation of the blue-sky thinking that is depicted on the cover of this month's issue

Achieving the “perfect zero”

Innovative approach to safety shows why systems are not enough

Home safely – everyone, everyday

The drive to an injury-free workplace at Arch Coal

Hands off

A survey of new products that offer the automation advantage

CIM News

Freedom from the cubicle

Arthur Foley Scholarship winner shares his ideas on a career in mining

Off to a great start

CIM Edmonton Branch kick off the 2008-2009 season in style

Keeping mining alive in Thetford Mines

Steeped in history, the local CIM branch is assuring continuity through collaboration

Seeing the power of innovation

An interview with CIM Distinguished Lecturer Gord Winkel

Columns

MAC Economic Commentary

The economic downturn – two unknowns

HR Outlook

Innovation amid uncertainty

Standards

Change in Chile: new law recognizes the role of “competent persons”

Eye on Business

Topical issues in mergers and acquisition transactions

Featured Mine

Agnico-Eagle strikes Goldex

Favourable gold prices make the project viable despite low yields

Upfront

Digging through Budget 2009

MAC vice president, economic affairs, Paul Stothart, evaluates the recent federal budget

Grace under pressure

An innovative solution saves Xstrata Nickel from downtime troubles at its Strathcona mill

Good science

A vital tool in meeting stakeholder concerns

Help from CELP

Kupol applies new CANMET technology

Open Letter

to the Canadian Mining Industry and Government

News

Doff your hard hats

Four new stalwarts are inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

Giving back

Microfinance, courtesy of the moguls

History

Economic Geology

Homestake, South Dakota (Part 4)

Metallurgy

The strategic mineral that became an industrial nuisance (Part 1)

Mining Lore

Worth their salt

A history of sweat and toil at Malagash mine

Notes

Editor's letter

Canada's global impact

President's notes

Knowledge – the best investment

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