Success in Our Industry for 2017
"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest
critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty;
to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better; whether
by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;
to know even one life has breathed easier because you lived;
this is to have succeeded."
Attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Deepest Mine Shaft in the USA Complete
May 23, 2016 Mullan, ID
Cementation USA Inc. has completed sinking the deepest shaft in the United States at the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho. With a finished diameter of 18 feet, the Lucky Friday #4 Shaft was sunk to a final depth of 9,587 feet below surface. The project is moving into the furnishing construction phase where shaft steel and the final conveyances will be installed. Included were a state-of-the-art fully automated ~200 ton per hour material handling system, a 500 gallon per minute water pumping system, a centralized refrigeration system with 977 tons of cooling capacity, a batch plant, and other systems. Project completion is scheduled for late 2016.
2015-2016 Quebec Budget: A Certain Encouragement for the Mining Industry
This bulletin briefly highlights some of the measures specifically of interest to the mining industry and those who invest in the industry, designed to notably contribute to the development of Quebec's Plan Nord, improve support to exploration, ensure the transparent development of Quebec's natural resources and ensure the availability of energy as a tool for economic development.
Only 18% of the investor presentations were in "substantial compliance" with the requirements of NI 43-101
The requirements of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) for disclosure of information about mining projects, including the requirement that the disclosure of scientific and technical information about a material mineral property be approved by a qualified person and, where necessary, supported by a technical report.
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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 - Annual Mining Wages in the USA
Courtesy of the National Mining Association
The average wage for U.S. miners is $72,512 per year, whereas the average wage for all U.S. workers is $49,700 per year.
The mining industry employs more than 1.2 million Americans and is expected to add 11,000–13,000 jobs annually for the next 20 years.
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
To access a copy of this report visit - (English).pdf
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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
With exclusive permission to print from:
SHAHZAD MANZOOR CHANNA (PAKISTAN)
``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``.
More Quality Mining Sites
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The 2012 World’s Top Mining Blogs
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.
In 2012, according to the Fraser Institute - here are the Top 10 Mining Friendly locations.
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: www.tvp-ii.org
From the World Bank, a great source for our suppliers considering world-wide business sourcing. - www.business.org
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