Osisko Exploration: Redeveloping the Historic Malartic Mining Camp
August 2006 by Leonard MelmanQuebec is known throughout Canada as “La Belle Provence”—The Beautiful Province. While eastern Quebec is better-known with major cities Montreal and Quebec City, the western portion is indeed a land of lakes, forests, streams and...
As we got closer to a wide stream bed, we started hearing some gunfire. It was single shots at first, then semi and automatic weapons fire…
When Frank McAllister talks about palladium, his passion is palpable. So when the Stillwater Mining Co. CEO compares the precious metal to a fairy-tale princess, one can’t help but wait for the explanation.
The platinum group metals (PGMs) are divided into three that are “light,” about the same atomic weight as silver, and three that are “heavy,” about the same atomic weight as gold. The three light PGMs are ruthenium, rhodium, and palladium, and the three heavy PGMs are osmium, iridium, and platinum.
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Four miners were killed in eastern Ukraine in two separate accidents during one week in May in the country's troubled mines, emergency officials said.
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