Issues Facing Canada's Mining Industry

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Issues Facing Canada

Experience the unpredictability of the mining industry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Result: Company sued after acid rock drainage contaminates nearby town's water source unless you have put precautions in place.------------------------------------------Question 3: Company wants to lessen environmental impact...
    • A. 

      Build modern refining plant.

    • B. 

      Upgrade environmental mining standards.

  • 2. 
    Question 1: Company plans to open mine...
    • A. 

      Open mine with lower quality ore elsewhere.

    • B. 

      Open high quality mine on disputed possible First Nations' land.

  • 3. 
    Result: Your competition invests in the disputed First Nations' land opening a successful mine, unless you have chosen to open a mine on the disputed land.-----------------------------------------Question 2: Company plans budget...
    • A. 

      Invest in newer acidic mine waste neutralizing precautions.

    • B. 

      Increase dividend for stockholders to attract investors.

  • 4. 
    Result: Zinc market crashes; loose money unless you have invested in nickel.-----------------------------------------Question 5: Workers plan strike...
    • A. 

      Take no action.

    • B. 

      Introduce new pension plan to sooth workers.

  • 5. 
    Outcome: Large, new refinery built in Mexico with lower labor costs; loose competition to it unless you have upgraded environmental standards as it attracts ethical funds investors.------------------------------------------Question 4: Company plans budget further...
    • A. 

      Invest more in nickel mining operations.

    • B. 

      Invest more in zinc mining operations.

  • 6. 
    Result: Workers do strike, unless you have introduced your new pension plan.-----------------------------------------Question 6: Underground mine threatens with possible risks...
    • A. 

      Improve ventilation and air quality testing.

    • B. 

      Protect further against mine collapse.

  • 7. 
    Result: Mining accident triggers collapse unless your have protected further against this disaster.
    • A. 

      Continue...

    • B. 

      Continue...

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