Inside the May issue


Innovation needs no risks

Using tried-and-true technology for a world-class operation

Staying connected around the globe

IsatPhone Pro provides reliable link in the most remote regions

CSR Counsellor review process seeks conciliatory approach

Consultation drives creation of dispute resolution process

Robots go where men fear to tread

A progress report on robotic cavity surveying

Perfecting the grind

IsaMill improves metal recovery at Anglo Platinum mines

Making a profit while making a difference

Partnerships and collaboration the key to making Africa work


Water scarcity a growing concern

Practices will come under greater scrutiny, say industry panelists

New MAC president poised for national stage

Pierre Gratton vows to push back on “regulatory creep”

South Africa looking forward

Government delegation addresses issues plaguing reputation

Lawyers raise concerns about South African policy

Increasing regulations creating uncertainty for mining investment


Economic Geology

The foundations of modern economic geology (Part 3)

Historical Metallurgy

Social problems in the mining industry—a historical essay (Part 3)

Mining Lore

Battling Lake Superior

The engineering feat of Silver Islet Mine

Project Profile

Today’s record becomes tomorrow’s standard

Early production sets a fast pace at IAMGOLD`s Essakane Mine in Burkina Fasso

Commodity Focus

Lustre restored

Evolving industrial applications and strong investor interest are putting the shine on silver


MAC Economic Commentary

Innovation and the Canadian mining sector

HR Outlook

Canada is not alone: Skills shortage a global issue in mining


CRIRSCO and international reporting standards

Eye on Business

Proactive versus reactive: The importance of having a good CSR plan

CIM News

Paying it forward

CIM Vale Inco Medal winner fostering an interest in geology

Top of the class

Two award-winning students are off to a good start

Searching for the optimal balance

Leading the way in the world of superalloys

Ready, willing and able

Strength in numbers

CIM moves ahead with society reorganization


Editor's letter

Challenging boundaries

President's notes

One year wiser, one year stronger

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