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Never rest on your ores : building a mining company, one stone at a time

Author: Norman B Keevil
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2017]
Series: Footprints series (Montréal, Quebec), 26.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A lively story of luck and perseverance in the building of a major mining company. A century ago, a prospector discovered gold at Ontario's Kirkland Lake and a son was born to British immigrants in Saskatchewan. The boy--Norman Bell Keevil--went on to become a renowned scientist, teacher, and prospector, discovering a small but high-grade copper mine in Ontario. Parlaying that into control of the Kirkland Lake gold  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Norman Bell Keevil
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman B Keevil
ISBN: 0773552014 9780773552012
OCLC Number: 1029883594
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 474 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Contents: Part One : Beginnings --
Part Two : Intermezzo --
Part Three : The new Teck takes shape --
Part Four : A sea change in the world --
Part Five : The 1990s, a slow era for mining --
Part Six : Before the boom --
Part Seven : Observations and Reflections.
Series Title: Footprints series (Montréal, Quebec), 26.
Responsibility: Norman B. Keevil.
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"A truly fascinating read." Glen Clark, former Premier of British Columbia "An insider's recall of the development of one of Canada's most successful diversified mining companies." William "Bill" Read more...

 
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