Sustainability and the Canadian mining industry at home and abroad

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Mots clés : Canadian Network for Sustainable Mining;Sustainable development;Ecosystems;Mining technology
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Sommaire: This paper describes some of the main aspects involved in implementing the European ÒEquipment and Protective Systems for Use in Potentially Explosive AtmospheresÓ (ATEX) Directive (No.94/9/EC) in the British mining industry by the year 2003. It provides a brief background to the Directive and considers its main objective of removing all barriers to trade in Europe. It outlines the need for the European Standards making bodies to write new editions of the Õexplosion protection concept...
Publication: CIM Bulletin
Auteur(s): G. Goodlad
Mots clés: Coal mining, Explosive atmospheres, Equipment.
Numéro: 1033
Volume: 92
Année: 1999
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Sommaire: Over forty years of uranium mining in the Elliot Lake region of Ontario (1956Ð1996) has resulted in the production of over 300 million pounds of uranium. With the completion of mining activity, Rio Algom Limited and Denison Mines Limited are utilizing progressive environmental technologies and management systems to reduce and manage the environmental risks associated with the 150 million tonnes of potentially acid-generating tailings in nine regional waste management areas. Water covers...
Publication: CIM Bulletin
Auteur(s): D. Berthelot, M. Haggis, R. Payne, D. McClarty, M. Courtin
Mots clés: Data management systems, Environmental management, Telemetered Environmental Operating Control System, Regional Environmental Information Management System, Uranium, Tailings, Water cover, SCADA, Elliot Lake.
Numéro: 1033
Volume: 92
Année: 1999
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Sommaire: At the end of a century of mining education in South Africa, it is appropriate to reflect on the past, take stock of the present and ponder the future of mining education. While it is likely that changes in the mining industry will generate an increased demand for mining graduates, the number of suitably qualified applicants to study mining is worryingly small. While good progress has been made in unifying the educational system that previously provided schooling on a racially separate basis,...
Publication: CIM Bulletin
Auteur(s): H.R. Phillips
Mots clés: Education
Numéro: 1033
Volume: 92
Année: 1999
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