Rodger McLean, Chair of the Mining Suppliers Association of British Columbia (MSABC) was one of industry leaders who responded to Tuesday's BC budget.
Energy, Mines, British Columbia

Mining, Construction, Taxpayers and Accountant Associations respond to BC budget

The BC Budget 2018 was released on February 20th and reaction was swift from provincial associations.

Four staff members gather together at a display.
Safety, Technology

Teleop solutions work to eliminate mine site dangers and inefficiencies

Hard-Line’s Teleop Control System, along with Auto, Multi, and Auto X upgrades, increases efficiency and productivity in mining operations.

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PwC Canada building.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Canadian M&A activity was a big deal in 2017

The US made up 60% of outbound deals despite uncertainty to their tax system.

Laura Jones, Chief Strategic Officer, Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
Energy, British Columbia Business organizations ask Premier to reconsider pipeline actions

An open letter was sent to Premier John Horgan by five key B.C. business organizations in regards to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline opposition.

Mark Bartkoski points to a site of interest on a mining exploration/resource map.
Minerals, Renewable Energy, British Columbia

Rock Star: Mark Bartkoski

Mark Bartkoski, president of Conuma Coal, has written a book called "Building Integrity."

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The Kearney Mine in Ontario is shown on a sunny fall day.
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Ontario

Increasing global demand for graphite

Ontario Graphite CEO Tom Burkett explains the importance of graphite to the global shift towards sustainability

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John Pumphrey is COO with North Coal Limited, an emerging metallurgical coal mining company situated in British Columbia's Elk Valley.
Mines, British Columbia

New name, new beginning

Formerly known as CanAus Coal Limited, the company rebranded itself as North Coal Limited in late November 2017.

by Gerry Warner
Brandon Macdonald is sitting on a rock with his little boy in a natural landscape of rocks along a stream.
Mines, Yukon

Rock Star: Brandon Macdonald, Fireweed Zinc CEO and director

Brandon Macdonald found success at Fireweed Zinc by adapting to the twists and seizing opportunities in the downturns of the mining industry.

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Alexander Palkovsky is holding his award from the Canadian Solar Industries Association.
Sustainability & environment

An emerging leader: Alexander Palkovsky

We had the chance to interview an emerging leader in renewables: Alexander Palkovsky with Brookfield Renewable

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A portrait photo of Steve de Jong, the new CEO of VRify
Technology

Rock Star: Steve de Jong, CEO of VRify

Steve de Jong was runner-up as BC Business Entrepreneur of the Year in the Mining and Metals category

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People are gathered in a circle discussing work at a Seabridge Gold mine on the top of a mountain.
Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia

A green debate

Ottawa dismisses American environmentalists’ complaint against Canadian gold-copper project.

by Peter Caulfield
A portrait photo of William Lamb, president and CEO of Lucara Diamond Corp.
Mines

Rock Star: William Lamb, president and CEO of Lucara Diamond Corp.

William Lamb pushes Lucara Diamond Corp. to think outside the box when it comes to its Karowe Mine in Botswana.

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a collage image with pictures of mining sites and people at work
Energy, Mines, Technology

Mining and Energy’s 10 most-read stories of 2017

Check out some of the most popular Mining and Energy articles we published last year.

by Danielle Cameron
A woman, wearing a hardhat, takes a water sample from a stream.
Education, First Nations, Technology

The future of mining: MiHR discusses employment opportunities

Ryan Montpellier, executive director of MiHR, discusses mining as a viable career path for future generations.

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A prospector digs around at Cruz Cobalt's high-grade cobalt Johnson project.
Minerals, Mines, Technology, Ontario

Competing for cobalt

Cruz Cobalt Corp explains the importance of cobalt to the future of electric vehicles.

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A portrait shot of Lana Eagle
Global

Lana Eagle wins 2018 PDAC Skookum Jim Award

Lana Eagle is the 2018 winner of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Skookum Jim Award.

by Peter Caulfield
A headshot of David Lomax, senior associate at Waugh Thistleton Architects in the U.K.

Vancouver conference touts sustainability benefits of wood

At the recent Wood Solutions Conference in Vancouver, speakers promoted the benefits of wood construction.

by Peter Caulfield
Left to right: Ben Marken (Selkirk College), Blair Weston (FortisBC), Roger Austin (Austin Engineering), Darren McElhinney (FortisBC), Mary Austin (Austin Engineering) and Jason Taylor (Selkirk College)
Energy, Technology, British Columbia

3-D printing innovation in engineering

Selkirk College and Austin Engineering worked together to create a 3-D printed model of the proposed Corra Linn dam upgrades for FortisBC.

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