Inside the February issue



Cultural convergence

Opera company and northern mining communities share more than music

Bigger not always better

Technologies that integrate mine and mill can make marginal hard-rock mines profitable

Sharing knowledge in the digital realm

An online resource for mine design

Collaboration the key to innovation and success

AMIRA chairman discusses the challenges of innovation


Rio Tinto funds new mining frontier

Mining giant advances research into underground mine construction

Caterpillar extends its reach

Bucyrus purchase accelerates industry plans

Meeting gives spark to new initiatives

First annual gathering calls for a greater expanded role for women in mining

International finance conference in China looks to the East

Canadian financial heavyweights evaluate opportunities in Asia

Thwarted PotashCorp takeover leaves trail of unanswered questions

Federal government decision reveals lack of legislative direction

Pioneers in Canada, and beyond

Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inducts three new members

Chinese rare earth quota boosts Canadian juniors' stock

Canada holds majority of rare earth projects

Project Profile

Commodity Focus


MAC Economic Commentary

Rare earths: critical and strategic or the flavour of the month?

Eye on Business

Minding your intellectual property


Making rare earth element disclosure transparent and compliant: Getting the most out of other organizations’ practices

HR Outlook

Quest for the best: Getting the most out of other organizations’ practices


Economic Geology

The foundations of modern economic geology (Part 1)

Historical Metallurgy

Social problems in the mining industry—a historical essay (Part 1)

Mining Lore

The Hillcrest Mine disaster

Canada’s deadliest mining accident


Editor's letter

A meeting of minds

President's notes

Innovation is a social activity

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