Inside the September 2014 issue


Fort McMurray view from above

Fort McMurray, Alberta



Industry at a glance


Tsilhqot’in ruling rattles resource industry

Mining industry uncertain in the wake of landmark aboriginal title decision in B.C.

Reducing water consumption in the oil sands

COSIA announces new water technology centre

Unclogging a vital artery

Ongoing expansion along Alberta’s Highway 63 promises smoother, safer route to the oil sands

Upfront: Environmental monitoring & closure

Pipes used in freeze optimization study at Giant mine

Canada’s biggest cleanup

Ottawa committed to a century of remediation at the Giant mine
Anglo American's Sishen iron ore operation

Mine closure planning gets retooled

Anglo American sharing its new closure guide with the world
New Afton Mill

Certifiable gains in efficiency

New Afton the first mine in North America to meet the ISO 50001 energy management standard
Ronald Ignace

Two roads converge

Shuswap chief Ronald Ignace on where traditional knowledge meets science

Project Profile: Chelopech

Chelopech mine

Underground achiever

Dundee Precious Metals took on a 50-year-old mine and, with an open-minded team of suppliers, turned it into a 21st Century operation

Technology: Equipment monitoring


Come together

Condition monitoring systems collect and analyze equipment health data to reduce downtime and increase productivity

CIM Community

CIM news from Canada and beyond

The community has spoken

Findings from CIM's strategic outreach initiative



Aboriginal relations: Where are we now?


Meeting the mining productivity challenge head on

Rare Earth Elements

A Canadian industry in the making

Mining Lore

Venus Mill, Tagish Lake, 1908

After the gold rush: “Colonel Conrad” and Yukon’s silver

American entrepreneur John Conrad had it all: a flourishing mine and mill operation on Tagish Lake, a city named after him, and the world’s most extensive tramway

Tools of the Trade

The best in new technology

Technical Abstracts


Editor's letter

Pushing for change

President's notes

Hard lessons

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