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The Pebble Project: Economics and Employment

The Pebble Project: Economics and Employment
The highlights of a report by IHS Global Insights on the economic and employment impact of the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska.

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Mining Builds Communities

Mining Builds Communities
Mining’s impact in communities stretches far beyond the confines of the extraction site. Job creation spanning multiple industries, government tax revenue, and infrastructure development are all by-products of mining and contribute to building communities.

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A Century of Mining and Exploration in BC

A Century of Mining and Exploration in BC
Over the last 100 years, mining and exploration in British Columbia has grown into multi-billion dollar business. To celebrate AME BC’s 100th anniversary, we look back at mining exploration over the last century.

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Bitcoin: The Encryption Standard

Bitcoin: The Encryption Standard
What currency is feared by the European Central Bank as a threat to fiat monetary institutions? What currency is cash like but digitally transmittable allowing for ultimate anonymity and global mobility? What digital currency is up over 2,200% over the last year? The answer? Bitcoin.

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Comminution: Why Smart Companies Are Focusing On It

Comminution: Why Smart Companies Are Focusing On It
The process of grinding and crushing ore – known as comminution – is on average the most energy intensive process in mining operations. With rising energy prices and decreasing ore grades, this is an area that smart producers are focusing on.

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The Next Frontier of Mining

The Next Frontier of Mining
In this infographic, we look at the five most interesting ways that we are exploring for mineral wealth.

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Mining in Ontario: A Dependable Engine of Growth

Mining in Ontario: A Dependable Engine of Growth
Ontario’s mining sector continues to generate prosperity and opportunity in the province, despite a challenging economic climate.

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Feature: A Clear Look at Diamonds

Special feature on how diamonds form, their properties, market, future demand, and mining.

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Montana: The Treasure State

In the late 19th century, Montana was the largest copper producer in the world. Mining in Montana employs 3.8% of the population and provide 5.6% of labour income. In fact, it makes up 7% of Montana’s GDP.

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The Venture Crisis

Overregulation is threatening the public venture capital markets in Canada.

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Canola: Canada’s Golden Crop

Canada is the global leader in canola exports with 72% of the world total. The majority of these exports are sent to Asia and in 2012 the total value of Canadian canola exported was just under $10 billion.

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Agricultural Streaming: Harvesting Opportunity

Many farm operators are significantly under capitalized, offering excellent and overlooked investment opportunities. Agriculture streaming, borrowing from the streaming business model of energy and metals companies, takes advantage of this opportunity by bridging the gap in funding needed for farm working capital.

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