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July 9, 2019  

Cape Breton coal mining suspended after new roof collapse

Inspectors sent to the mine to look at the extent of the rock fall.

News Energy Manufacturing General
March 1, 2017  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
December 13, 2016  

Ports America to operate marine container facility in Cape Breton harbour

40-year deal will provide services such as labour management, maintenance and repair.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
July 20, 2015  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
May 20, 2015  

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.

News Metals Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 30, 2013  

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.

News Forestry Sustainability
September 24, 2012  

NS deal to help restart a NewPage paper mill approved, but under scrutiny

Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls it “tax trickery,” and too expensive.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Operations Production Technology
August 31, 2012  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
June 14, 2012  

Higher power costs threaten NS seafood processor

Nova Scotia Power’s says 3% rate hike to meet higher green energy and other costs.