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News Construction Minerals General
August 3, 2020  

SNC-Lavalin to restructure resources business to be profitable next year

The turn away from resources will reduce that segment’s operations to nine countries from 30

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 15, 2020  

China uses trade as weapon to silence virus criticism

Some Australian beef imports blocked after government called for a robust inquiry into the outbreak and rebuffed Chinese demands to back off.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 18, 2020  

Trudeau caught in the middle of energy, environment, Indigenous demands

Politically explosive issues combine to make a perfect storm for the Liberal’s fragile minority.

News Government General
July 9, 2019  

‘Back to zero’: Canada’s premiers gather in Saskatoon, but none are women

Last time Canada was without any woman as premier was between November 2002 and November 2008.

News Minerals General
March 14, 2019  

Goldcorp’s Telfer will not join Newmont board once acquisition is complete

Newmont announced a friendly deal valued at US$10 billion to acquire Goldcorp in January.

News Minerals General
February 26, 2019  

Barrick’s makes hostile bid for Newmont as talks on partnership fall apart

A simmering dispute between world’s two largest gold miners erupted publicly Monday.

Event Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 11, 2019  

Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals and Resources Summit

For oil and gas, chemicals and resources companies: to

News Energy Oil & Gas General
January 16, 2019  

Wait until Trans Mountain pipe built before buying in, Indigenous investors told

Uncertainty around regulatory hurdles a stumbling block for First Nations investors.

News Economy General
May 1, 2018  

Economy grew 0.4% in February, boosted by resource sector: Statistics Canada

Rebound in the mining and oil and gas extraction sector, gains 2.4% for the month.

News Manufacturing General
November 27, 2017  

Cyber crime’s grave threat to automated resource firms

Danger of a multi-tonne piece of equipment running amok or shutting down at a critical time.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 31, 2016  

2 years-plus to adjust to commodity price decline: BoC

Tumbling resource prices have cost $1,800 for every Canadian.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
March 10, 2016  

Blame resource economy for poor gender diversity on boards: CIBC

Canada ranks 15th out of 23 industrialized economies in terms of gender diversity on corporate boards.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 22, 2015  

Economy highly diversified, not resource reliant: BoC

Forecasters have predicted the economy will improve in the last half of the year.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 21, 2015  

F Nations green light key to resource development

Study says it would give resource companies certainty, assures long-term benefits.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
August 18, 2015  

NW BC governments want a share of energy cash

Twenty-one municipalities form an alliance to get infrastructure money.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 4, 2015  

Share resource taxes with aboriginals: report

It also suggests they deserve a role in planning resource development

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General
May 1, 2014  

Quiet first quarter for Canadian M&A, but return of resource deals encouraging

Three of top 10 deals by value were in energy, making it the strongest sector of the quarter for the first time since 2012.

News Energy Oil & Gas Production
April 2, 2014  

Nasty winter was good for Canadian gas producers

But report says production recovery unlikely in the short term.

News Forestry Business Operations Sustainability
January 23, 2014  

Resources push BC budget into the black, Clark says

Growth plan includes the Site C hydroelectric dam and the inclusion of First Nations in that resource growth.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
December 17, 2013  

NEB grants four 25-year licences to export LNG from the West Coast

The energy regulator noted that developments in gas production technology have increased in the Canadian gas resource base and supply.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
December 3, 2013  

Mining companies need to innovate to survive: Deloitte report says

Volatile commodity prices means miners will have to learn to survive with smaller margins.

News Energy Oil & Gas Sustainability
September 16, 2013  

European producer to buy TriOil for $183.7M

Calgary junior energy producer is targeting light oil plays in Alberta.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
September 6, 2013  

Caribbean nations must prepare for climate change or risk fresh water

Environmental conference warns less rain, less water in reservoirs while rising sea levels could contaminate supplies.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
August 19, 2013  

Europe recovery will fuel Canadian export lift: CIBC

A 2% boost plus increased demand for commodities in China.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 12, 2013  

Newfoundland, Labrador to lead provincial economic growth in 2013

Will make up for a real GDP decline of 4.8% in 2012 by growing by an estimated 6% in 2013.

News Business Operations
April 15, 2013  

Iceland signs a free trade agreement with China

First European country to do so; expands China’s influence in the Arctic.

News Construction Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
March 5, 2013  

Ontario youth seeking jobs, think engineering!

Randstad report cites shortages of experienced engineers, plus supply imbalances.

News Energy Forestry Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
February 12, 2013  

Chinese could shift energy investments to forestry, mining

Canadian mining exports to China have eclipsed total exports to Germany.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
January 17, 2013  

Norway offers lessons to Canada in how to manage oil riches

CCPA report suggests a more hands-on approach from governments is required to develop Alberta’s oil resources.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
December 13, 2012  

BC’s gas export plans compare to Alberta’s oil sands: Clark

Huge royalties on the horizon, new customers beyond the US.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
May 8, 2012  

Wall goes after Mulcair’s oil sands comments

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall used Twitter to poke at Thomas Mulcair and comments the federal NDP leader made about resources and the high Canadian dollar.

News Aerospace Automotive Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
March 14, 2012  

Metals and minerals scarcity

A PwC report says shrinking supplies of critical metals and minerals could seriously affect seven key industrial sectors over the next five years.