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CIM Magazine profiles of Canadian women in mining

Continuing to celebrate Canadian history month, we offer a collection of CIM Magazine profiles of Canadian women in mining then and now. Kathleen Rice: Trailblazing the Manitoba wilds In a field dominated by men, Kathleen Rice forged her own path through constant adversity to become Canada’s first female prospector. Respect, hard-won From hourly labourer to …

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Through Her Lens: Celebrating the Diversity of Women

CIM’s Women of Innovation recounts the stories of 20 inspiring and innovative women engineers in Canada. From left to right starting from the top: Stephanie Willerth, Jill Green, Amanda Kalhous, Elizabeth Canon, Elizabeth Croft, Catherine Harwood, Genanne Beck, Monique Frize, Valerie Orsat, Izabela Witkowska, Margaret Kuzyk, Claire Deschenes, Jennifer Smith, Ying Zheng, Goldie Nejat, Denise …

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From Steelmaking to Science Policy to Stress: 5 decades of Distinguished Lecturers

Left to right: Ottawa Branch Chair Bud Cumming, Distinguished Lecturer Dave Pearson and Branch Chair Colin Riley. Pearson’s presentation, Trends in Utilization of Western Coal, consisted of a talk and a series of 32 coloured slides. January 21, 1982. This month CIM launches the 55th season of its Distinguished Lecturer Program. Since 1968, it has …

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125 Years of Safety

The University of British Columbia’s mine rescue club | Courtesy of UBC Mine Rescue A look back at a few key developments in the history of mining safety, in Canada and abroad One hundred years of safety Celebrating the centenary of one of the most essential pieces of safety equipment  The strike that saved lives 2024 will …

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