Quebec town of Abestos votes to change name to Val des Source
Beat five other proposed names with 51.5% of the vote after three rounds.
Quebec town of Asbestos is getting a new name
Residents looking to shed its association with the toxic mineral due to its negative impact on people’s health.
Quebec town Asbestos hits pause on name change process
Some residents aren’t happy with the four names under consideration, town council looking at expanding options.
E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada
Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.
EU unveils plan to secure rare earth materials, cut dependency
Need around 60 times more lithium and 15 times more cobalt for electric vehicle batteries and energy storage by 2050.
Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute
Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16
SNC-Lavalin to restructure resources business to be profitable next year
The turn away from resources will reduce that segment’s operations to nine countries from 30
Feds invest $98M for the minerals and metals sector
The feds are supporting the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals program and the Targeted Geoscience Initiative
Alberta won’t require full environmental assessments for sandpits
They’ll be regulated as they have been in the past with no conditions on approvals.
Coal miner Teck baffled by fish collapse downstream of BC mines
Water monitoring stations near the mines have reported selenium concentration levels 50 times what’s recommended for aquatic health.
Mining companies moving towards stakeholder capitalism: KPMG
Canadian companies identified access to capital as one of their top three risks.
Ontario investing $10.5M in mining firms
Investments in mining supply and services companies will create jobs in the North, says the Ontario government
Ontario announces mining mission to South America
Peru and Ecuador represent “an abundance of untapped potential” for Ontario suppliers to the mining industry: Fedeli.
Ottawa steps into ‘Ring of Fire’ debate with Doug Ford
The mineral-rich deposits were discovered in a region inhabited by Indigenous peoples, provincial governments have been trying to develop them since 2007.
$3.5M in federal funding for green mining in Sudbury
Recipients are a manufacturer of electric drive systems and an organization developing heat exchange technology.