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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.