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I was always healthy until I visited the doctor for a checkup.  Then they found all sorts of things wrong with me:  internal components not working; high levels of this and that and consequential concerns; indications of too much drink and smoking; blood pressure where it should not be;  weight too high; and so on.  Although I did loose some fifteen lbs on my recent trip to Peru and Chile. Maybe not enough alcohol,  lots of walking, and all that terrible Peruvian food.  How can you like raw fish in vinegar; black potatoes in squid ink; or slimy muscles in red pepper?  I cannot and probably ate too little. (more…)

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I never, well hardly ever, post the writings of others on this blog. Except when I quote whole scale from a report I like. (more…)

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Most consultants work from large towns and cities.  Most mines are distant in some far place.  Some lucky consultants may be able to drive to the mine site.  Most consultants have to fly and spend a day or weeks away from home.   Here are some tips on those long flights from the city to the distant mine. (more…)

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Just published is a comprehensive report from The Mining Association of Canada.   At this link you can download a copy of Revenues to Governments from the Canadian Mineral Sector 2002-2011 as prepared by ENTRANS Policy Research Group Inc.   I recommend it if you want detail and facts on the immense contribution of the mining industry to the taxman. (more…)

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The weekend looms, so here is a roundup of the items I have saved for bogging about and that I know I will never get to unless I summarize now: (more…)

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Controversy is its name–I refer to Bill C-38 that is in the process of passing through the Canadian Parliament.  Here is a brief description of an omnibus juggernaut: (more…)

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Yesterday and today I did nearly sixty kilometres on my road bicycle up the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve in North Vancouver.  Perfect weather prompted and aided this.  Well maybe, for it rained yesterday as I rode up the hills still topped with snow and drove the bike between the cold, tall trees and spots of sun. (more…)

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