Inside the December/January issue

Upfront

Winning electrowinning

Barrick’s Zaldivar refinery puts Optibar technology through its paces

Vale hauling in a new direction

Rail-Veyor transportation system to be tested at Copper Cliff demonstration plant

Gas stations in space

Shackleton Energy plans to convert the Moon’s water supply to rocket fuel

The return of roasting?

Difficult gold ores are enticing operators to take another look at this technology

A global community organizer

Jean Vavrek leads CIM into a new era of opportunity, at home and abroad

News

Millions in the balance

Vale class action case may go to Supreme Court

The safer, greener China

Tough new regulations have closed thousands of mines – and created opportunity

Russia adopts international reporting standards

Common code designed to boost investor confidence

Joined at the hip

Safety and reliability at the forefront of CIM/SME symposium

Is resource nationalism the new normal?

Summit explores opportunities in an increasingly risky environment

Ontario blitzes targets safety

Ministry works with mining partners to ensure compliance

Columns

MAC Economic Commentary

The mining industry’s international trade and investment priorities

HR Outlook

Full steam ahead

Eye on Business

Protecting the family jewels

Standards

Best practice guidelines for mineral processing now available

Mining Lore

Sudbury’s early years

The legacy of CPR and CCC

Project Profile

Lithium mine is recharged

A long-shuttered hard rock lithium mine in western Quebec has become economical again, thanks to growing battery demand

CIM News

From believing to seeing

How a CIM award winner’s instincts and vision brought mining projects to fruition

Understanding the greater picture

Distinguished Lecturer shares insights on iron oxide copper-gold deposits

When preparation meets opportunity

Scholarship winner is not taking anything for granted

Commodity Focus

Cement, stone and aggregates

Hard times

Coal

Burning demand

Copper

Eyes on the horizon

Diamonds

Selling dreams

Gold

Gilded thrill ride

Iron Ore

Workhorse of the North

Nickel

Awaiting the revolution

Oil sands

Efficiency gains

Potash

Plenty of thought for food

Uranium

Short-term uncertainty

Zinc

A balancing act

Notes

Editor's letter

To everything there is a season

President's notes

Growing beyond Canadian borders

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