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Tech Centre Manufacturing General
March 22, 2021  

Funding for cleaner mine wastewater

Ecothor technology cleans and separates contaminants.

News Manufacturing General
March 16, 2020  

Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond toxic legacy

Business owners, residents are tired of getting attention for all the wrong reasons.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 20, 2020  

BC, Alberta Indigenous leaders demonstrate against oil sands project

They called on the Trudeau government would make decisive moves toward renewable energy.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
November 7, 2019  

37 dead following attack on Canadian gold mine in Burkina Faso

Convoy of five buses accompanied by a military escort was ambushed.

News General Production
August 7, 2019  

Mosaic lays off 350 workers as it idles Colonsay mine in Saskatchewan

52 workers to stay on to keep the operation on standby in case market conditions improve.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
July 26, 2018  

Cameco indefinitely extends mine, mill shut down, hundreds face layoff

Closures were to last 10 months, but uranium market has not improved enough to restart the sites.

News Minerals General
July 5, 2018  

Access to Ontario salt mine blocked by striking workers

Unifor alleges Compass Minerals has been flying in replacement workers from New Brunswick to break the strike.

News Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

Voisey’s Bay nickel mine expansion gets green light: NL’s Ball

Construction will begin in the summer, will take approximately five years to complete.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 29, 2018  

New Brunswick town explores geothermal energy at old mine site

Engineers could begin tapping into the green energy source by 2020.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
January 22, 2018  

Explosion knocks out drying complex at Teck coal mine, raises safety concerns

Significant pressure event shoots fireball through vents in the sides and roof of the building.

News Energy Manufacturing General
December 1, 2016  

Managers questioned as 22 Chinese coal miners trapped

Mine in the city of Qitaihe in Heilongjiang province was unlicensed.

News Government Manufacturing Minerals General Operations Production
December 29, 2015  

China mine collapse traps 18 workers; 11 rescued

State news agency said all workers trapped at gypsum mine cave in have been accounted for.

News Government Manufacturing Minerals General
August 14, 2015  

EPA tests reveal Colorado mine spill’s toxic stew

Meanwhile thousands of other abandoned mines leak.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
August 12, 2015  

Colorado mine spill: EPA chief takes responsibility

Contaminated water contained high levels of arsenic, lead and other potentially toxic heavy metals.

News Manufacturing Metals General
April 9, 2015  

Canadian gold mine refinery in Mexico robbed

Robbers take $8.5 million in gold, authorities call it an inside job.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 8, 2015  

Up to 250 at Grande Cache coal mine face layoffs

Layoffs affecting strip mine and coal cleaning plant in Alberta blamed on low coal prices.

News Energy Sustainability
December 10, 2013  

Canadian Oil Sands to spend more than $1.1B on Syncrude projects

Mildred Lake and Centrifuge Tailings Management take bulk of the spending.

News Chemicals Business Operations Operations Technology
October 10, 2013  

Saskatchewan plant to process ore concentrate from NWT mine

Langham residents worry about water being contaminated by leaking chemicals.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
July 26, 2013  

Enbridge to proceed with $1.3B Woodland pipeline extension

385 km from Cheecham to Edmonton and the start-point for major oil sands exporting.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
December 20, 2012  

Steelworkers suggest BC coal mines controlled by Chinese government

Union report says workers earn low wages and work in unsafe conditions.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
November 1, 2012  

Suncor to spend $850M less than expected this year

Firebag 4 came in under budget and the pace of Total developments.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
September 21, 2012  

PQ takes on three controversial industries

Shutting a nuke plant, scuttling asbestos revival and threatening shale gas development.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
September 12, 2012  

Oil sands exceeding Alberta new pollution limits

If developments proceed, they’ll breach Lower Athabasca Regional Plan.

News Production
May 24, 2011  

ArcelorMittal investing $2.1B in iron ore mine

ArcelorMittal is investing $2.1 billion in the expansion of its Mont-Wright mining complex in Quebec, a move that it says will create 8,000 jobs during construction.