Inside the February issue

In focus

WATCH: The future of mining

A special presentation made in co-operation with McEwen Mining

Project Profile: Mary River

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Ice breaker

North Baffin Island, Nunavut, is the site of Canada’s northernmost-producing mine – Mary River – now operational thanks to a team of experienced Arctic operators

Technology: Airborne surveying

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Sky’s the limit

The market for drones in the mining industry is relatively small today. Few mine operators own or use them. But the potential for this nascent technology in surveying and planning is enormous, and drone manufacturers are confident that demand will soon explode for their cost-effective eyes in the sky.

News

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Industry at a glance

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Mount Polley cleanup focuses on spring thaw

Repair of tailings dam is priority number one for mine operator
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Keeping companies up to par

Canada’s “enhanced” CSR strategy for mining companies abroad
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A decade of progress

MAC releases results from 10th annual TSM Progress Report

Columns

Finance

Understanding project capital cost escalation of the 21st century

CSR

Ensuring social investments in mining creates value for local citizens and companies

Legislation

Canada joins global transparency movement with new legislation

Upfront: Logistics

Port of Sept-Iles

Sea change

Sept-Îles headed for the big leagues with new port
Solar panel project

Sunny days ahead

How Iamgold built a 5-MW solar plant in Suriname
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A turn for the better

Rotating containers cut down on concentrate dust emissions during transport
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Enormous potential, slow gains

Logistical challenges abound in Myanmar’s emerging mining sector

Travel

Cerrejon

Valledupar, Colombia

Standards Update

An industry in sync

Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group works to collect guidelines for mining

Mining Lore

Tools of the Trade

The best in new technology

Notes

Editor's letter

In hibernation

President's notes

It all starts with exploration!

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