Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors
Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.
Feds invest $98M for the minerals and metals sector
The feds are supporting the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals program and the Targeted Geoscience Initiative
Spartan Controls named one of Canada’s best-managed companies
Calgary firm provides automation, valves, measurement, process control, digital transformation and other solutions.
Coal miner Teck baffled by fish collapse downstream of BC mines
Water monitoring stations near the mines have reported selenium concentration levels 50 times what’s recommended for aquatic health.
Mining companies moving towards stakeholder capitalism: KPMG
Canadian companies identified access to capital as one of their top three risks.
Ontario investing $10.5M in mining firms
Investments in mining supply and services companies will create jobs in the North, says the Ontario government
Ontario announces mining mission to South America
Peru and Ecuador represent “an abundance of untapped potential” for Ontario suppliers to the mining industry: Fedeli.
Ottawa steps into ‘Ring of Fire’ debate with Doug Ford
The mineral-rich deposits were discovered in a region inhabited by Indigenous peoples, provincial governments have been trying to develop them since 2007.
$3.5M in federal funding for green mining in Sudbury
Recipients are a manufacturer of electric drive systems and an organization developing heat exchange technology.
Teck Resources to pay $2M for SunMine solar project in BC
Amount matches the City of Kimberly’s debt associated with the ownership and operation of the facility on reclaimed Teck Sullivan Mine.
UBC research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding
NRC has awarded $2 million for testing of techniques at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.
Bystander training a tool to prevent sexual harassment, violence
Used for years at universities and colleges to prevent sexual assault, now gaining traction in Canadian workplaces.
Cape Breton coal mining suspended after new roof collapse
Inspectors sent to the mine to look at the extent of the rock fall.
Workers trapped deep in Saskatchewan mine now safely back on surface
A service shaft stopped working at a potash mine near Saskatoon
Canada banning oil, gas and mining from marine protected areas
Changes apply recommendations made last fall.