Inside the March/April issue

Special Report: Brazil


On the tip of the iceberg

Brazil is demanding on explorers, but potential rewards are huge

Opinion: Probable changes to Brazilian mining and royalty legislation

Legal revisions have been years in the making

Tip-toeing around taxes

Canadian suppliers must deliver unique products to access the Brazilian market

From broke to booming

Luna Gold improves its fortunes by reworking how it operates its Aurizona mine


Industry at a glance

Labour pains

South African miners get creative in the face of an uncertain future

Feeling the squeeze

Oil sands exporters search for pipeline alternatives to deliver their product to market

Miners shrug off CN project suspension

Iron ore companies to forge ahead without new rail capacity

Information to bring investment

Northern Vancouver Island communities use geoscience project to promote local resources

CIM Community

Reinventing the mill

Industry examines how to adapt to the future at CMP 2013

On the path to success

Cameco scholarship winners speak on achievements and goals

A wise investment

How the CIM leadership development program provides tools to grow

Centre of the action

CIM Montreal Branch is always looking ahead

Exposing the cracks

Sergei Shipilov reveals the perils of corrosion

Technology: Ventilation

Air supply on demand

New ventilation technology provides airflow when and where it is needed

Upfront: Maintenance

It pays to appraise

Early planning promises myriad benefits for BHP Billiton’s Jansen potash project

Spare necessities

Parts stocking software saves Teck Resources millions

Excellence at any cost

Reliability for its own sake drives Luminant’s maintenance program

Big on lean

Shop talk with continuous improvement leader Raymond Floyd


MAC Economic Commentary

Untapped potential: mining and natural gas

Eye on Business

A primer on National Energy Board Act amendments


Factors to consider when determining appropriate discount rate for project NPV

HR Outlook

Challenging perceptions: technology and the mature worker


Straight talk on longwall mining

Tools of the Trade

The best in new technology


Editor's letter

Energy potential

President's notes

CIM focused on today’s challenges

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