Obituary




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…




Editorial: The two lions of Southern Africa

The mining community in Canada probably has more connections to South Africa than any other group in the country, and so the death of Nelson Mandela on Dec. 5 provided many miners here with time to reflect on the man’s leadership, as well…


Jack McOuat.

Obituary: WGM’s Jack McOuat

John (Jack) McOuat, an icon of the Toronto mining scene and the last surviving co-founder of the independent geological and mining consulting firm Watts, Griffis and McOuat (WGM), died on July 30 at age 80 at the Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.




Obituary: Kinbauri founder Christopher Gleeson

After a 60-year career as distinguished scientist, explorer, pioneer and innovator, Christopher Gleeson has died of cancer.Born in Ottawa in August 1931 to Irish immigrants, Gleeson earned his B.Sc. from Loyola College in Montreal in 1953. He…



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