Cecilia Jamasmie

CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2010: Global Mining Talks on Co-operation, Responsibility & Development

CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2010 hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Land & Resources and the Tianjin Municipal Government, will be held at the Meijiang Exhibition and Convention Center in Tianjin Downtown on Novemeber […]

Northern Manitoba Mining Academy to Open in Spring 2011

A large resource extraction sector and the lack of academictraining options in the mining and explorationindustry were two of the main factors that moved a group of Manitoba-based institutions to work collaboratively to create the […]

Junior Companies Mine Their Own Business

Metals investors are used to seeing junior companies founded on a good idea and healthy amounts of hope. However, those times might be over as investors are witnessing an important shift in the market. A few juniors have decided to […]

PotashCorp on the Chinese Market and ‘Ludicrous’ Takeover Proposals

That a fertilizer can become the next gold may seem hard to believe. That a fertilizer can become the next gold may seemhard to believe.  However, when Canadian company Potash Corp, a fertilizer producer based in Saskatchewan, overtook the […]

China Moving Towards Being the Largest Importer of Coal

When the International Energy Agency announced in 1994 that China had just become “a net importer of oil on an annual basis for the first time since the 1960s,” very few paid attention to what seemed just a […]

The Challenges and Potential of Canada’s Oil Sands

Once considered too expensive and damaging to the land, exploitation of Canada’s oil sands is now a venture worth billions. The country has proven oil reserves of more than 170 billion barrels—second only to those in Saudi Arabia. Much […]

Mining Equipment for Outer Space Reaching Maturity

When Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield said recently that he saw thefuture of mining as somethingout of this world, some people thought he was using a metaphor. He was not. A few companies, such as Neptec Design Group of Ottawa […]

Mining the Deeps

While the mining industry was struggling with the impacts of the economic meltdown, one Canadian company, Nautilus Minerals, announced at the end of 2008 that it was ready to start mining the deep ocean floor. All Nautilus had to […]

Ripples from the Zambezi

SECTION: Book Review It is not news that mining companies are actively seeking opportunities to engage local communities and build sustainable relationships in places where they operate. What it original is that many of them, […]

The Seven Wonders of Sustainability

Organizations face increasing pressure these days as the regulatory landscape intensifies and the need for transparency increases. Global competition is also growing, while the demands of customers change rapidly in a market in which recessionary […]

Looking at All the Outcomes from Global Warming

Kathryn Goodenough, a member of the Geological Society, takes a hard look at scenario planning in relation to global warming.

Back to Mining School

Glenn Finlay, UBC graduate student in the mining programs, considers his upcoming school schedule.

Paladin Lifts Up the Local Workforce and Creates Experienced Miners

Paladin engages in skill transfer in southern Africa.

Spotlight Shines On CEO of Massey Mine

The chief executive officer of Massey Energy Co. Don Blankenship is getting a lot of media attention after an explosion at one of the company's mines left 25 dead. The attention is showing a bruising […]

Eric Coffin: Follow the News Early

Source: Ellis Martin of The Gold Report 4/19/10 "News flow is really, really important. If you're going to play these kinds of stocks, especially if this is a sector you're not that comfortable with, you […]

Majors Rediscovering British Columbia

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information Many of the world's largest mining companies use to have a strong presence in British Columbia – […]

Lithium ABC’s

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. The Puna plateau sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 km along the Central Andes […]

Asia Is Putting A Floor Underneath the Gold Price

Mineweb asks Jeff Nichols about the strong demand for physical gold coming from China, India and other Asian countries.

Mineweb Rounds Up One Hundred Hot Resource Stocks

Mineweb looks at the 1,000 listed resource stocks and ranks them according to 12-month rolling stock price returns.

Companies Are Dressing Up as Gold Miners

Mineweb examines companies that are doing all they can to appear as gold miners but actually make their money from producing other metals.

Soros and Paulson Like Gold and You Should Like Gold Too

Mineweb looks at Soros and Paulson's interest in gold.

The Strong Hand Theory

I’ll start off with an analogy. Let’s say you just bought a business, a small restaurant. You open for business on Monday and after a week you have grossed $6000. You’re feeling pretty good about […]

The Mine of the Future Might be a Thing of the Past

Automated operations are winning over today's mining industry. Whether it is autonomous trucks, tele-operated drills and blasts or automated logistics applications, mines are increasingly introducing these kinds of equipment and solutions, partly to better their […]

Mining the Moon is Closer than Ever

For some it might sound like a futuristic tale, but for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Agency (NASA), the goal of mining the Moon seems closer than ever. Last year, NASA inaugurated the first […]

The Faces Behind the Wheel

They may look like easy-to-drive toy trucks when at the bottom of the mine, but the reality is quite the opposite. Mining trucks' wheels are twice the height of their driver and the trucks themselves […]