TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2010) - Individuals and corporations in the mining industry raised over $900,000 for Haiti relief at the 22nd annual induction dinner of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in Toronto last night, January 14, 2010.
The spontaneous reaction to the devastation in Haiti was overseen by the evening's Master of Ceremonies, Pierre Lassonde, Chairman of Franco-Nevada Corporation.
The candidate must have demonstrated outstanding lifetime achievements to the benefit of the Canadian minerals industry in one or more categories of achievement. The individual should be retired and have reached the age of 65 years. Nominations of individuals may be made by individuals, firms or organizations through one of the Hallís Sponsors or Associates.
Categories of achievement
Discovered a large deposit or a large number of significant deposits
Introduced a new exploration technique
Overcoming of exceptional obstacles in discovering a significant deposit
Building a corporation
Development of a technology or operation method that profoundly impacted the industry
Provision of geoscience data or scientific knowledge.
External support for the industry through education, policy or communication
Mining in society
Outstanding achievement in bridging the business goals of the industry with those of Canadian society
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