People in Mining


From left: Ed Thompson, chair of the PDAC Awards Committee, with Bill Dennis Award recipients Stephen Roman, Robert Cudney and John Whitton. Photo by Envisiondigitalphoto.com

PDAC awards top mining talent

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) honoured its 2016 award winners at a gala evening ceremony during its annual convention in Toronto in…









Mark Bristow, chief executive officer of Randgold Resources, during a motorcycle charity tour that raised US$1.6 million for orphanages and other charities in Africa. Credit: Randgold Resources

Randgold’s Mark Bristow dreams big

Mark Bristow was a 24-year-old university student when he attended a party on the eve of the Midmar Triathalon — a gruelling canoe-cycle-run event held at the Midmar Dam north of Pietermaritzburg in South Africa.


Richard Callery (Dick) Pearce. (1921-2014)

Editorial: Dick Pearce (1921-2014)

We bid a sad farewell this week to Dick Pearce, former owner of The Northern Miner, who died on Dec. 7 at age 93 (see his obituary as an attached pdf document, as it appears on Page 3 of our Dec. 15 issue). In this age…



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