Mining Lore

The miner’s friend

Cecilia Keating

How a 17th century mining challenge spawned the Industrial Revolution

Lake Superior’s Silver Island

Kaaria Quash

Silver Islet was one of Canada’s most profitable silver mines, until it was destroyed by a storm over Lake Superior

Measuring mine life

Perhaps the single most critical decision in the development of a mining project is the determination of the size of the operation. How big will the mine and mill be? What will be the daily and annual throughput? Hugh Taylor had an answer.

Sweet success

The team at Harte Gold is taking a staged approach to bring its Sugar Zone operation to full production