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Professional Development Short Courses for 2008

The Mining Studies Institute at the University of British Columbia and EduMine bring you a program of 27 short courses on mining topics presented in Vancouver. Courses qualify for the UBC Certificate in Mining Studies. […]

Coalcorp Announces New Mine Contractor and Commencement of Rail Spur Construction at La Francia

TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ – Coalcorp Mining Inc. (TSX-CCJ) announced today that it has completed negotiations with Masering S.A., as lead operator, to partner with the existing mine contractor to support the expansion of production […]

River diversion for surface mining by Gábor Mérö, Trelleborg Building Systems

When managers at Kolubara, Serbia’s largest coal mine, began talking about widening their operations, they immediately ran into a rather large snag – there was a river in the way. Challenge: To expand Serbia’s largest […]