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Director - International Market Development
Customer Insight & Strategic Media Programs


Tel. : 514-485-3083 - Cell. : 514-949-1845

Since 1997, Mining Publications International has provided mining companies, and government agencies with professional advice as to what publications to advertise in & trade shows to attend. The Marketing Director, Lewis Bonder, has more than seventeen years of experience in the mining industry, notably with the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM) & The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) in the USA.

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60 Questions to ask before you invest.
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Informative 6 minute video from Kennecott Utah Copper (Rio Tinto)



This excellent educational video gives an overview of longwall versus room and pillar underground Coal Mining techniques.

It clearly explains the difference between the two techniques and gives descriptions of equipment used, including: continuous miners with cutterheads, conveyor systems, rubber-tired shuttle cars, flexible conveyor trains, continuous chain haulage system, longwall mining entry development equipment, & longwall mining systems with shearer, armored face conveyor and roof supports.


2014- Canada's Enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy to Strengthen Canada's Extractive Sector Abroad


Corporate Social Responsibility Law – Fasken Martineau
Voluntary Principles of Security and Human Rights: Implementation


"Guidance launched on integrating Human Rights due diligence into Corporate Risk Management" Research conducted by:  The International Council on Mining & Metals- ICMM

The guide aims to assist mining companies in reviewing their existing risk management processes, identifying how they can build on them to ensure they are adequately addressing human rights and whether their existing processes are consistent with the UN Guiding Principles. 


Guide on Indigenous Peoples and Mining

While recognizing the role of traditional decision-making structures, the guide urges companies to be sensitive to those sections of the community who are frequently excluded from these structures, such as women and young people.

Originally published in 2010, the guide aims to help companies achieve constructive relationships with Indigenous Peoples.




2014 - THE DEMOGRAPHIC TIME BOMB IN MINING by Stratum Market Research
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The Fraser Institute: Survey of Mining Companies: 2011/2012
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Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms has produced a very insightful & comprehensive look at our industry entitled:  “Tracking The Trends 2012”. To access the English copy click here. Aussi disponible en Français


The Intierra Resource Intelligence- Raw Materials Group has produced its:   “Metals: Searching for Direction – Metal Price Forecasts Until 2013.”


Each year Metals Economics Group (MEG) releases its World Exploration Trends report at the PDAC International Convention in Toronto. The report is based on MEG's 21st edition of Corporate Exploration Strategies - the acknowledged benchmark for exploration-related spending, strategies, and worldwide trends.

To access a copy of this report visit - (English).pdf
Also available in Chinese - (Chinese).pdf


TSX top 100 Miners increase in value by $122 Billion in 2010: ERNST & YOUNG
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From our "OOOPS" File-What Not To Do With Mining Equipment!! Click here..

A New Appreciation of “Cold Weather Training of Canadian Miners for Offshore Work ”

A Miner's Poem
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``The value of mining in my country is unfortunately not realized although mining is the backbone of the economy. My poem is the part of my endeavor to spread awareness about the mining field and the sincerity of team work``. Click to Download

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TIP The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) has a monthly Enews newsletter as well as other useful information for our industry, please check out their website.

TIP The International Tunneling Association (ITA) has a periodical newsletter pertaining to the Tunneling Industry. View the most recent issue, past issues and sign up for their mailing list.

TIP In 2012, according to the Fraser Institute - here are the Top 10 Mining Friendly locations.

TIP Strengthen & broaden your corporate image by winning an award. Potential clients take notice as do employees. We recommend the following prestigious one. The National Research Council's IRAP program for Regional Awards for New Technology gets a ton of international exposure:

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