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.
Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020
Here are the lists of winners and losers
Trudeau government does spadework on minerals crucial to future
British firm to provide pricing forecasts and analysis of global supply and demand between 2020 and 2030.
37 dead following attack on Canadian gold mine in Burkina Faso
Convoy of five buses accompanied by a military escort was ambushed.
Teck zinc production to take a hit after refinery equipment failure
Repairs are expected to take up to 20 weeks at an estimated cost of up to $10 million.
UBC research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding
NRC has awarded $2 million for testing of techniques at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.
Ottawa announces $8.3M to support beef industry amid China standoff
Six projects but biggest recipient is Canada Beef, which is getting $5.3 million to grow sales internationally.