Winning the Metals Race

CIM Bulletin, 1971

J. McCREEDY, Vice-President and General Manager, Ontario Division, The International Nickel Co. of Canada, Ltd., Copper Cliff, Ontario

This paper reviews new methods of exploration for metals and new techniques of mining the deposits and extracting the metals from their ores. Examples of mining innovations are taken from Inco's Thompson Operation. The importance of presenting a favorable image of the industry to college students and young people deciding on a career is stressed.
Keywords: American Institute of Mining, beneficiation, Mineral, nickel, Ontario, exploration, metals, mining, nickel, Ore, Ores