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Janice Healing

Turnkey courier solutions for SA mining sector

9th July 2013 The transport of goods to destinations across Africa can pose challenges for mining firms located in South Africa. However, a Gauteng-based PostNet branch has responded to the particular needs of its mining-oriented clientele and carved out a niche position as a turnkey courier solutions... 

Access to capital is one of the most significant challenges facing the Canadian mining industry

15th February 2013 Along with its global counterparts, the Canadian mining industry has had to weather a tough few years. From volatile and uncertain economic and market factors, through to heightened regulatory burdens and difficult labour issues, mining firms have demonstrated that this is not an environment for... 

Mining sector forges closer bond with First Nations

15th February 2013 Canada is moving forward in its efforts to meet the needs of its indigenous peoples, with the mining sector playing a leading role. Mining Association of Canada (MAC) president and CEO Pierre Gratton tells Mining Weekly that engagement and consultation with Aboriginal communities, also known as... 

HR issues put mining sector competitiveness at risk

15th February 2013 Without exception the mining sector the world over must deal with the ‘people factor’. In this regard Canada is no different, with human resources (HR) challenges one of the largest threats to the future competitiveness of its mining industry. The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) is... 

Sustainability efforts gain momentum

15th February 2013 The Canadian mining industry has made significant progress in the last 10 to 15 years in the realm of environmental and social responsibility, reports Mining Association of Canada (MAC) president and CEO Pierre Gratton. “We have seen our members and much of the industry embrace the principles of... 

Canada keeps investment sights set on African mineral resources

15th February 2013 Africa’s rich bounty of mineral resources continues to draw interest from across the world, with companies from the likes of China, the UK and Australia very active on the continent.  However, MineAfrica VP Wayne Floreani tells Mining Weekly that Canada remains the largest non-African mining... 

2013 PDAC event goes for gold

15th February 2013 This year marks the eighty-first edition of the yearly Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention and the organiser intends for it to once again be the world’s leading convention for the mineral exploration industry. “Our goal is for it to be the premier networking and... 

Strategic partner financing the key to projects’ fortunes

15th February 2013 Lack of access to capital is often the culprit for worthy projects going undeveloped. But this is not likely to be the fate of two Canadian projects being advanced by Fortune Minerals, which is pursuing a project financing strategy for both its Nico and Arctos projects that involves investment... 

Air charter services to mining sector on the up

15th February 2013 Air charter service company Chapman Freeborn intends to increase its presence in the Canadian industry in 2013. Chapman Freeborn Canada country manager Ehab Matta tells Mining Weekly that the company’s Canadian office has been open for just over six years and it has provided several outsize cargo... 

Project success underpins consultancy’s Canadian presence

15th February 2013 Global mining consultancy AMC Consultants is further entrenching its technical expertise in the Canadian market with its involvement in minerals projects across the country. AMC Consultants Vancouver office GM Pat Stephenson tells Mining Weekly that the company has been involved in the Canadian... 

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