Inside the September/October issue

Project Profile

Christina Lake

MEG Energy's Christina Lake

Focused growth


Mission station of Carlos Vilanculos

Capacity building in the midst of a crisis

Golder employees support sustainable enterprise development to aid orphans
Bucyrus longwall plow

Cutting a niche in a tough market

The Bucyrus automated longwall plow arrives in North America

Advancing extraction techniques

New technologies vie for a piece of the growing in situ pie
High and low grade ore

Shining a light on oil sands production

Spectroscopy could bring flash of insight to ore processing

A witness to history

The reclamation of Suncor’s Pond 1
Dr. Eddy Isaacs

Exploring the frontier

Eddy Isaacs’ at the helm of Alberta’s re-branded energy and environmental R&D authority

CIM News

The butterfly effect

The far-reaching effects of CIM’s MIS show

CIM says farewell to a past leader

Walter Riva dies at age 88

Building an audience

For CIM Distinguished Lecturer David Rodier, CSR benefits everyone

Students embrace industry opportunities

CIM Edmonton Branch scholarships awarded

Painting coal in a brighter shade

Allen Wright is working to improve the industry’s image


Economic Geology

Nevada-type gold deposits (Part 3)

Historical Metallurgy

Pyotr Romanovich Bagrationi (1818-1876): a pioneer hydrometallurgist


Spotlight on Peru

Free trade pact, expanding infrastructure spur exploration

Cenovus to investigate large bitumen deposit in northeast Alberta

Company plans to test drill Grand Rapids oil sands

Caterpillar to produce line of mining shovels

Equipment manufacturer eyeing growth markets in India and Asia

Canadian entrepreneur looks to Utah oil sands

Possible hurdles include gaining acceptance for a new technology, funding and regulatory approval

Directive 74

Industry projects gain conditional approval on tailings management plans

Supply constraints

Australia and Canada coal industry face logistics and capacity challenges


MAC Economic Commentary

Greenhouse gas emissions: No progress in policy, some progress on the ground


Meeting disclosure requirements: Forward-looking information on mineral projects

HR Outlook

Workplace diversity: a core value at Suncor Energy


Innovations in tailings management

Eye on Business

The Quebec Utica Shale gas play — recent developments

Voices from Industry

Facts are friendly: Appreciating and valuing the mining industry in Canada

Mining Lore


Editor's letter

Fall favourite

President's notes

Fueling the future

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