Funding for cleaner mine wastewater
Ecothor technology cleans and separates contaminants.
Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond toxic legacy
Business owners, residents are tired of getting attention for all the wrong reasons.
BC, Alberta Indigenous leaders demonstrate against oil sands project
They called on the Trudeau government would make decisive moves toward renewable energy.
37 dead following attack on Canadian gold mine in Burkina Faso
Convoy of five buses accompanied by a military escort was ambushed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Brunswick town explores geothermal energy at old mine site
Engineers could begin tapping into the green energy source by 2020.
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.
Managers questioned as 22 Chinese coal miners trapped
Mine in the city of Qitaihe in Heilongjiang province was unlicensed.
China mine collapse traps 18 workers; 11 rescued
State news agency said all workers trapped at gypsum mine cave in have been accounted for.
EPA tests reveal Colorado mine spill’s toxic stew
Meanwhile thousands of other abandoned mines leak.
Colorado mine spill: EPA chief takes responsibility
Contaminated water contained high levels of arsenic, lead and other potentially toxic heavy metals.
Canadian gold mine refinery in Mexico robbed
Robbers take $8.5 million in gold, authorities call it an inside job.
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.
Canadian Oil Sands to spend more than $1.1B on Syncrude projects
Mildred Lake and Centrifuge Tailings Management take bulk of the spending.
Saskatchewan plant to process ore concentrate from NWT mine
Langham residents worry about water being contaminated by leaking chemicals.
Enbridge to proceed with $1.3B Woodland pipeline extension
385 km from Cheecham to Edmonton and the start-point for major oil sands exporting.
Steelworkers suggest BC coal mines controlled by Chinese government
Union report says workers earn low wages and work in unsafe conditions.
Suncor to spend $850M less than expected this year
Firebag 4 came in under budget and the pace of Total developments.
PQ takes on three controversial industries
Shutting a nuke plant, scuttling asbestos revival and threatening shale gas development.
Oil sands exceeding Alberta new pollution limits
If developments proceed, they’ll breach Lower Athabasca Regional Plan.
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.