A great deal of exploration, assessment and consideration of logistical details must occur before a mine can begin operation—and once it does, there are many things that can impact its success. In Canadian Mining & Energy, we look at the challenges that operating mines face and how they are adapting to meet the demands of new regulations and environmental standards. 

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Kivalliq Energy Corporation logo.
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Overview of the Lexington Mine.
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