Table Of Contents

The quest for fire

The rewards will be great for those intent on developing Ontario’s new mining district, but they will not come without plenty of hard work and more than a little patienceBy D'Arcy Jenish

MacDonald Mines Exploration

Slow burn

Tight markets, limited infrastructure and challenging ­relationships test the resolve of those exploring the Ring of FireBy Eavan Moore

Industry at a glance

By Herb Mathisen and Brian O’Hara

Charting the Arctic seas

Will increased nautical knowledge trigger development in Canada’s Far North?By Herb Mathisen

Mining payments up

Some provinces reap more rewards than othersBy Zoë Macintosh

All in at Minexpo

Over 58,000 attend Las Vegas mining equipment tradeshowBy Ryan Bergen

Black clouds over Plan Nord

PQ calls for revision of mining royalty regimeBy Alain Castonguay

MAC Economic Commentary

Will Canada stay the course as a free trader?By Pierre Gratton

Eye on Business

Critical financial considerations in planning and negotiating an IBABy Harvey Sands


CSA Staff Notice 43-307 provides important guidance on disclosure of PEAsBy Greg Gosson

HR Outlook

Inclusion and diversity in mining: steps from dialogue to actionBy Melanie Sturk


Efficient comminution strategies cut costs and energy consumptionBy Elizabeth Lewis-Gray


Are we underestimating risk?By Iain Ross

Get engaged

CIM membership helps drive community involvement, maximize industry knowledge and global exposureBy Dinah Zeldin

CIM Staff field visit

CIM national on the ground

Staff take first-hand look at drilling and diggingBy Dinah Zeldin

Robert Lipic

Made in Canada

Members Award winner Robert Lipic builds global supply chain By Kim Lear

Quebec North-East Branch

50 years of success

Quebec North-East Branch supports region’s projectsBy Alain Castonguay

SCBC Branch

Something for everyone

SCBC Branch executive focuses on meeting all members’ needsBy Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

 HydroProcess 2012

Strength in numbers

CIM develops partnerships to foster international collaborationBy Dinah Zeldin

Now in Peru

CIM Branch opens in LimaBy Dinah Zeldin

Michel Jébrak

Fresh perspective

Michel Jébrak examines “Innovation in Mining Exploration”By Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

MetSoc Annual General Meeting

Innovation occasion

COM 2012 celebrates industry progressBy Herb Mathisen

Noront Eagle's Nest

Nest egg

Noront Resources plans to build a “model mine for the future”By Correy Baldwin


Fossil fuel exploration in Quebec

Uncertainty rulesBy Antoine Dion-Ortega

Jean Charest et Ghislain Picard

Quebec’s unique Aboriginal landscape

Social licence negotiated project by projectBy Alain Castonguay


Mining industry booming in Quebec

Suppliers expanding their businessesBy Alain Castonguay

Rene Dufour

China’s Plan Nord

Quebec needs to add value with its northern development strategy By René Dufour

Orbite Aluminae Inc.’s processing plant

Orbite launching into alumina market

Acid process yields high-purity product and no red mud By Alain Castonguay

Simandou deposit

No guts, no glory in Guinea

Rapidly evolving region challenges miners in search of great rewardsBy Anna Reitman

Copper-zinc ore

Mine-to-mill mastery

Antamina boosts throughput for hard ores with support from Metso PTI By Marta Samuel

Phil Newman

CRU boss

Experience forges insight for Phil Newman, CEO of CRU StrategiesBy Correy Baldwin


Compiled by Zoë Koulouris

How NAME opened up Canada’s North:

Jack Hammell and the birth of aerial prospectingBy Correy Baldwin

Editor's letter

Northern lightsBy Angela Hamlyn

President's note

CIM around the worldBy Terence Bowles

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