Cape Breton coal mining suspended after new roof collapse
Inspectors sent to the mine to look at the extent of the rock fall.
Cape Breton’s coal mining resumes 15 years after mine closures
Kameron Coal is negotiating with Nova Scotia Power, which operates three coal-fired generating stations.
Ports America to operate marine container facility in Cape Breton harbour
40-year deal will provide services such as labour management, maintenance and repair.
Cape Breton LNG project gets US export approval
Approval would authorize Bear Head LNG Corp.to bring up to 440 billion cubic feet per year of US natural gas to Canada.
Nova Scotia approves Cape Breton LNG project
Bear Head LNG Corp. must address 32 conditions to control GHGs and to reduce impacts on wildlife, water and wetlands.
NS steel plant’s notorious tar ponds transformed into green space
Cleanup of Sydney Steel site included raw sewage, heavy metals, dioxins, PCBs and other toxins.
NS deal to help restart a NewPage paper mill approved, but under scrutiny
Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls it “tax trickery,” and too expensive.
Idled Cape Breton mill gets $1.5 million court approved cash injection
Money for NewPage’s Port Hawkesbury mill comes from a $15.8-million provincial fund to keep the mill in a so-called hot idle mode.
Higher power costs threaten NS seafood processor
Nova Scotia Power’s says 3% rate hike to meet higher green energy and other costs.