The mine development process. by Placer Dome Inc.

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Published by Placer Dome Inc. in Vancouver .

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ContributionsPlacer Dome Inc.
LC ClassificationsTN 275 M664 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL22032488M

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OCLC Number: Description: 64 pages: color illustrations ; 28 cm: Responsibility: Placer Dome Inc. Placer Dome Inc was formed in through the merger of Placer Development, Dome Mines and Campbell Red Lake Mines.

The resultant entity had operating mines in Canada, USA, Mexico, Chile, Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Tanzania and South Africa – a global success story and a truly impressive feat. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Placer Dome Inc; Format: Journal, Online; v.: ill.

; 28 cm. The paper concludes by presenting a case study of two Canadian mining companies, Rio Algom and Placer Dome Inc. — the management of both of which has been active in improving the sustainability of mine operations — in an attempt to illustrate how selected mining companies are embracing sustainable development at the corporate level.

by: Placer Dome: Dome Mine is situated in the City of Timmins, Ontario, Canada; and was developed during the Porcupine Gold Rush. It is now known as part of GoldCorp - Porcupine Gold Mines. The original Dome Mine (Tisdale Township) was discovered by Jack Wilson of the Harry Preston crew inwas still operating as of April The World Bank recently presented Placer Dome Inc.

with a prestigious Development Marketplace Innovation award for a social development project in southern Africa that helps mine workers and their families cope with the HIV/AIDS crisis.

Placer’s innovative AIDS Campaign Team Mining (ACT Mining) project proposal was one of just 34 winners selected out of over 2, project entries from In continuous operation sincesince when it has produced over 11Moz of gold, the Campbell underground gold mine is located at Balmertown, northwestern Ontario.

Formerly wholly owned by Placer Dome Inc., the mine is now owned by Goldcorp Inc., following Placer’s take-over by Barrick Gold Corp.

in early Book excerpt: Placer Development and Amelia Earhart’s final flight The following is an extract from the newly published coffee table book A History: Placer Development Limited and Placer Dome Inc.

compiled by Nean Allman. For a large selection of corporate histories click: International Directory of Company Histories Company History: (Please Note that Placer Dome was taken over by Barrick Gold in ) Placer Dome Inc., the fifth largest gold mining company in the world, produces approximately million ounces of gold annually.

placer mining a form of mining that required little technology or skill, placer mining techniques included using a shovel and a washing pan to separate gold from the ore in streams and riverbeds. An early phase of the mining industry, placer mining could be performed by.

Book Titles for Consideration. A History: Placer Development Limited and Placer Dome Inc. A History: Placer Development Limited and Placer Dome Inc. compiled by Nean Allman and Justin Baulch is an account of the evolution of a Canadian junior exploration company into the global mining giant that was acquired by Barrick Gold in   At that time, the mine was co-owned by Placer Dome Inc.

(39,9%) and its partner, the Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos [1;2]. See more Between andit was estimated that more than million tons of mine tailings were discharged into Calancan Bay, which covers fishing grounds of. InPlacer Development, Dome Mines and Campbell Mines combined to form Placer Dome Inc.

Placer Dome Inc. retained control of Campbell Mines until when Barrick Gold Corp took over Placer Dome Inc. The mine development process. by Placer Dome Inc. book In MayBarrick Gold Corp sold Campbell Mines to Goldcorp Inc.

Campbell Mines was combined with Goldcorp’s Red Lake Gold Mine. Executive 6 (Placer Dome)“Summary of Sustainable Development Report Development,” Vancouver, May.

Eyton, T.“Sustainable Development: The Concept Theoretically and Practically for Canadian Natural Resources Businesses, with Particular Reference to the Noranda Experience,” keynote address delivered to the Corporate. Dome Mines Limited, Placer Development Limited, and Campbell Red Lake Mines Limited merge to create Placer Dome Inc.

Placer Dome acquires AurionGold Limited, an Australian mining company. Company History: Placer Dome Inc., the fifth largest gold mining company in the world, produces approximately million ounces of gold annually.

Placer Dome provided the technical expertise for the two mines. Placer Dome was the only mining company involved in Marcopper from Placer Dome's secret partner in the mine (50%) untilwhen he was overthrown, was the Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

The following is an extract from the newly published coffee table book A History: Placer Development Limited and Placer Dome Inc.

compiled by Nean Allman People in Mining Octo Book excerpt: Budding mogul J.P. Bickell’s hunt for gold in Ontario. Mining activities started inwhen the mine was operated by Placer Dome [2]. The mine is now operated by Barrick Niugini Ltd., which owns 95% of the Porgera Joint venture (PJV) mine [9].

The remaining 5% is hold by Mineral Resources Enga, which is split between the Enga Provincial government (%) and local landowners (%).

I have served on the Mining Association of Canada, the Ontario Mining Association, co-chairman of the Ontario Mineral Industry Cluster Initiative sponsored by the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, chairman of Mirarco and through Placer Dome Canada a.

InBarrick bought Homestake Mining Co., adding mines in North and South America as well as Australia. Under the proposed deal, Placer Dome’s shareholders would get $ in. Placer and Newmont to JV Turquoise Ridge. Vancouver-based Placer Dome Inc.

has agreed to enter into a joint venture with Newmont Mining Corp. at Turquoise Ridge in Nevada. Placer Dome will own 75% of the joint venture and will be the operator. Newmont will acquire a 25% equity position in the Turquoise Ridge and Getchell deposits. And this pipeline of projects will benefit from Barrick's proven track record in developing new mines." In the offer, Placer Dome's common shareholders will have the right to elect to receive $ in cash or of a Barrick Common Share plus $ in cash for each Placer Dome Common Share, subject to pro ration based upon the maximum.

The mine structures are maintained by a company called the Marcopper Mining Corp., which Placer Dome co-owned with the family of the corrupt former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The report was prepared for Placer Dome Inc. by Vancouver engineering consultants Klohn Crippen and.

In Placer Development merged with two other august Canadian mining companies to continue as Placer Dome Inc. Years later, inwhen Placer Dome was acquired by Barrick Gold Corporation, the company had over 50 mining operations to its credit, was operating 16 mines at the time, mostly gold, and had five significant projects in its.

The Osborne copper-gold mine is located km south east of Mount Isa in Queensland, Australia. Run as a fly-in, fly-out operation for its staff, the mine was formerly wholly owned by Placer Dome Inc. In earlyBarrick Gold Corp acquired Placer Dome in a US$bn takeover, and now wholly owns the Osborne operation.

Ray Mah, has 40 years of professional experience in engineering, construction and mining including the successful completion of numerous mine developments in Canada, USA, Chile, and other countries. He was Project Manager with Placer Dome Inc.

for. The mine last produced inbut production was included with that of the Bald Mountain mines of Placer Dome U.S. Inc., and not reported separately. InBarrick acquired the Alligator Ridge Mine properties through its acquisition of Placer Dome U.S.

Inc. July – December Placer Dome Inc., Vancouver, BC. Geostatistician/Mining Engineer: duties included the preparation of geostatistical geological models, mineral inventories, and mine designs for project evaluations and feasibility studies. In addition, research was directed towards the development of new ideas and techniques related.

The Spaniards began mining gold in the Dominican Republic in the s to the detriment of the local Arawak Indians who they enslaved to work the mines, gold mining on a big scale is a recent development.

As recently as July Placer Dome Inc. of Canada announced that it had the right to negotiate an agreement for the Sulferos De Pueblo de Viejo gold project leaving the company a four.

Gold Mining Activities as Cause of Poverty of Local Communities in Gold Mining Areas. Gibon Ateneo de Naga University Journal. 4 PRRM Briefing Kit. 5 Calancan Bay Fisherfolks and several other plaintiffs vs Placer Dome, Inc. and Marcopper Mining Corporation, filed at Regional Trial Court Branch 94 in Boac, Marinduque.

The mine's owner, Placer Dome Inc., based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has already pledged $54 million for mine closing and cleanup beginning inwhen it. The changing global context --Global norms and mining --Corporate social responsibility and sustainable development in mining: place in the global mining industry --Hard-rock mining and smelting process --Implications for CSR Learning and sustainable development --Conclusion Placer Dome Inc.

Introduction. Placer Dome said it will pay Western Areas US$ million and make further payments to Western Areas of % on 50% of annual production for the life of the mine, plus an additional % on 50%. The Mining Development Contract between the PNG government and the then Placer Dome Incorporation (PDI) was signed on 12 Mayand a Special Mining Lease was granted.

Construction of Stage One of the project commenced immediately after this signing (Biersack ). PDI formed a joint venture with other companies and formed PJV. Jutras is the Principal of Ginto Consulting Inc. providing mineral resource services to a number of mining companies around the world.

He was previously Senior Geostatistician for 17 years with global gold miners including Placer Dome Inc. and Barrick Gold Corp. From tohe was Director of Mineral Resources for Alamos Gold Ltd. The success of the company’s Canadian operations acted as a springboard for Placer’s growth in the s. Mines developed under Simpson’s direction include Craigmont, Endako, Cortez, Marcopper, Gibraltar and McDermitt.

The development of these and others also incorporated many important technical advances which continue in use today. Placer Dome the Venezuelan government will have the right to take steps to suspend the mining licence on its $million (U.S.) Las Cristinas gold project as early as July The following is an extract from the newly published coffee table book A History: Placer Development Limited and Placer Dome Inc.

compiled by Nean Allman News, People in Mining Aug Editorial: Kent, Munk shared debt regrets. Dome Mines Limited, Placer Development Limited, and Campbell Red Lake Mines Limited merge to create Placer Dome Inc.

Placer Dome acquires AurionGold Limited, an Australian mining. John S. Walton, president and chief executive of Placer Dome Inc., one of the world's major gold-mining companies, has resigned in a difference with. Several of the industry's top producers, however, including Barrick, Placer Dome, and Cambior, Inc., vowed to decrease their hedging programs.

While the Indonesian debacle was over but not forgotten, Barrick still went after promising properties. Infollowing Placer Dome's lead, Barrick went to Africa and soon acquired Sutton Resources. The open-pit expertise from the Placer Development side of Placer Dome, the mine’s new owner, also played a role in the pit’s development.

The plans for the Super Pit expanded to include Dome Extension, Perry said, after a drill program in the late ‘80s.Since leaving Placer Dome North America in lateMr. Brassard has: Conducted training courses for the operation of the Claimbank database. Conducted training course for Filing of Assessment Work (ON).

Signed detailed agreement with Placer Dome Inc. for all .

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