The growing trend of working abroad has reached the mining industry, and as a result, many Canadian mining companies have set up exploration sites worldwide. In this section of Mining and Exploration, we will monitor hot commodities, profile companies making the transition to working abroad, and look at suppliers and equipment, minerals and much more.

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K+S Potash rail cars.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global, Saskatchewan Rail cars arrive at K+S Potash Canada’s Legacy Project

The rail cars were designed by National Steel Car and feature industry-leading design suitable for the Legacy Project’s state-of-the-art facility.

CanAlaska's project updates.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global CanAlaska March 2017 update: uranium, copper and diamond exploration

Multiple exploration programs planned including drilling at the North Ruttan Copper-Zinc project

Graphic from Scotiabank, showing the prices of industrial commodities.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Global Digging deep into metals & minerals: Scotiabank Special Report

A renewed sense of optimism is expected in the global mining industry as industrial commodity prices are beginning to rise.

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Mining Insider, Mines, Global Dragon-Den style #DisruptMining announces five finalists

#DisruptMining wants to showcase individuals, groups and companies that are using technology & concepts to tackle the challenges faced by the mining industry.

Gavin Dirom.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Global The AME announces that Gavin Dirom, the current President and CEO, will be leaving the organization

AME’s Board of Directors has initiated an executive search process for a new President & CEO.

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Mining Insider, Mines, Global US Mines produced an estimated $74.6 Billion in minerals during 2016

United States mines in 2016 produced an estimated $74.6 billion of raw mineral materials, a slight increase from 2015.

NOVAGOLD development.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Global NOVAGOLD reports excellent 2016 results: advances toward Final Environmental Impact Statement

The company provided updates for its flagship 50%-owned Donlin Gold project in Alaska and its Galore Creek copper-gold-silver project in British Columbia.

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Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Products & equipment, Global Encanto Potash finalizes massive deal with India’s National Federation of Farmers

The agreement provides for the supply of a minimum of 5 million tonnes per year for a guaranteed period of twenty years for muriate of potash.

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Global Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in Mining & Energy - January 20 issue

Mining and Energy is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Canadian Securities Exchange CEO Richard Carleton.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global CSE tallies another record year in 2016; personnel, infrastructure additions strengthen 2017 outlook

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) is pleased to report record trading results for 2016 featuring triple-digit percentage growth.

An aerial view (via drone) of the Tecolutla onshore oil and gas development block in the Tampico-Misantla Basin, located within Mexico’s Veracruz state.
Energy, Alberta, Global Mexican energy reform: follow “first movers” to find oil and gas opportunities in the south

International Frontier Resources of Calgary has been awarded an onshore oil & gas development block in Mexico because of the de-nationalization of the industry.

by Jillian Clark
Collage of Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global McEwen leads extraordinary list of Mining Hall of Fame Inductees

This year the Hall of Fame will add five outstanding new inductees to join the long list of extraordinary Canadian mining leaders.

Mark Smith, Executive Chairman, CEO, and Director of NioCorp.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global NioCorp signs land acquisition agreements for Elk Creek Superalloy Materials Project: Nebraska

A total of 21 “Option to Purchase” agreements have been signed with private landowners in the project area.

Quest Rare Minerals looks to the sky for efficient and environmentally friendly solutions to their mine transport problems: Lockheed Martin's airships with capacities of 20 tons.
Mines, Technology, Global Airships considered for more environmentally friendly mining in remote locations

Airships are viable option for future Quest mines, as well as other similar mines across Canada.

by Jillian Clark
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Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Safety, Global Goldcorp debuts “all-electric” mine—eliminates diesel usage

Eliminating diesel will make a huge improvement to working conditions by removing diesel particulate and other gases like NOX and SO2 from the workplace.

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Global Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in Mining & Energy - December 16 issue

Mining and Energy is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Hon. Kirsty Duncan.
Mining Insider, Sustainability & environment, Global 13 research projects deploy genomics to address challenges in Canada’s natural resources

$110 million investment in projects look to mitigate the effects of climate change on forestry and fisheries, protect the Arctic, and support wildlife.

Cover of The Northern Miner newspaper.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Global The Northern Miner cuts frequency by 50%—drops to 26 issues a year

The Northern Miner has continuously published for 101 years – and is a division of Glacier Media Inc, based in Vancouver.

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Global Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in Mining & Energy—December 2 issue

Mining and Energy is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

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