Mining veteran brought in to reboot palladium mine The last two years at North American
Palladium’s Lac des Iles mine, Jim Gallagher has experienced a
major company refinancing, an ownership changeover, a management
reshuffle, a tailings pond issue, a round of layoffs, and the tragic
death of a worker.As the newly anointed president-CEO,
Gallagher is hoping the streak of bad luck has run its course and he
can now focus on the positives.“We’re setting the goal of becoming
one of the best mines in the world.”Earlier this year, the
No sense getting into the chromite
business without having China on your radar, according to KWG
Resources.With more than
half of the world’s ferrochrome is being consumed by the People’s
Republic, Moe Lavigne, vice-president of exploration and development
for the Toronto junior miner, said it...
A scoop operator
has died following an incident at Goldcorp’s Musselwhite Mine northwest of
Thunder Bay.In a news
release, Goldcorp said a scoop operator was working underground early on Nov.
26 when an “unexpected fall of ground” occurred.Although first responders were
dispatched to initiate ...
A Chinese railway
design firm will examine the engineering data related to KWG Resources’ proposed
Ring of Fire transportation corridor, creating the potential for a future
collaboration between the two parties.KWG and China Railway First Survey & Design Institute Group Co., Ltd. (FSDI) have sig...
Black lung disease has been listed as
the cause, or a contributing factor, in 76,000 deaths in the United
States since 1968.Despite more than 40 years working in
the American coal-mining industry, that number still shocked Joe Main
when he was appointed as the assistant secretary of labor for M...