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Robert Simpson, President and CEO of PR Associates
Mining Insider, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Yukon Perception study of Aboriginal Canadians reveals low opinion of Mining industry

Results can help the resource industry build positive relationships with Aboriginal communities.

Legacy project
Mining Insider, Alberta, Saskatchewan Aecon awarded AB and Sask mining and energy contracts worth $275 million

Aecon Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure development.

Mayor Naheed Nenshi
Mining Insider, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec Calgary Economic Development brings Calgary Be Part of the Energy™ campaign

Mayor of Calgary will speak to business and students about opportunities in Calgary.

Grande cache north pit
Mining Insider, Alberta Controlling interest in Grande Cache Coal sold for $2 dollars

A deal to sell a controlling interest in the Canadian coal mine to Up Energy Development Group Ltd.

Aerial view of Fort Hills oil sands
Mining Insider, Alberta Fluor secures Canadian oil sands contract

Fluor booked the contract for $1.3 billion in the third quarter of 2014.

Aerial photo of Hinton plant location.
Exploration, Alberta Coalspur’s Vista project

Phase one of Coalspur's unique Vista project is progressing, and phase two planning underway.

by Lisa Crane
Doug Firby is editor in chief of Troy Media and national affairs columnist
Mining Insider, Alberta Business case for Northern Gateway too compelling for it not to be built

But Alberta PC leadership candidate Jim Prentice says it may look a lot different from its current design.

Edmonton auction April 2014
Mining Insider, Alberta Ritchie Bros. sells more than CA$104 million of equipment in Edmonton, AB

With three Edmonton auctions held so far this year, the site has already sold a combined CA$300+ million of equipment and trucks.

Government of Canada accepts recommendation to proceed with Northern Gateway Proposal
Mining Insider, Alberta, British Columbia Energy News: Government of Canada accepts recommendation to proceed with Northern Gateway Proposal

Proponent must demonstrate how conditions will be met, undertake further consultations with Aboriginal communities as part of next steps in regulatory process

Photo of bridge
Mining Insider, Alberta, British Columbia Leader in Materials Engineering & Testing (Metro Group) re-brands

Metro Testing Laboratories Ltd. (Metro Group) changes its name to Canadian Construction Materials Engineering & Testing Ltd. (CCMET).

Aerial view of Ritchie Bros. facilities
Mining Insider, Alberta Ritchie Bros. sells more than CA$143 million at Canada’s largest equipment auction

Historic Edmonton, AB auction breaks multiple Company records, including online sales, and number of registered bidders, buyers and sellers

Shaun and Gavin Semple, owners of Brandt at the Pat's arena
Mining Insider, Alberta New local ownership group purchases Regina Pats includes Brandt owners

A new ownership group announced today that they've reached an agreement with Pats owners Russ and Diane Parker.

Photo two 2012 Caterpillar D11T crawler tractors
Mining Insider, Alberta Ritchie Bros. prepares for its largest Canadian auction of 2014

Unreserved auction in Edmonton, AB on April 23 - 25 features 5,350+ equipment items and counting

Aerial view of Coalspur
Mining Insider, Alberta Coalspur announces Alberta Energy Regulator approval of Vista project

Alberta Energy Regulator has approved Coalspur’s Vista coal project.

Photo Ritchie Bros. truck
Mining Insider, Alberta Ritchie Bros. to sell more than 3,500 equipment items at first Canadian auction of 2014

The world's largest industrial auctioneer kicks off the 2014 Canadian auction season in Edmonton, AB on February 26 - 27

Two men digging on the side of a bank
Mining Insider, Alberta Altitude Resources acquires strategic new coal lease applications

Altitude Resources Ltd. has announced that it has further expanded its land position near its Palisades and Moberly Creek coal projects.

Two workers at the Fort Hills construction site.
Exploration, Mines, Alberta Suncor and partners set to develop Fort Hills

The Fort Hills project is an undeveloped minable oil sands resource in Alberta's Athabasca region.

by Jessica Kirby
Sherritt machinery
Mining Insider, Alberta, Global Sherritt sells coal assets for $946 million and focuses on core businesses

Sherritt International Corporation announced it is divesting its coal business.

The explosion at Hillcrest Mine on June 19th 1914 ripped through the mine and damaged the hoist house outside the No.1 entrance. Family and friends gather at the mine site to wait for news of the men in the mine.
Mines, Alberta Remembering the Hillcrest mine disaster

On June 19, 1914, the worst mining disaster in Canadian history occurred in Hillcrest, Alberta.

by Karen Kornelsen
HDPE Fusing for Mine Dewatering Project.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, Safety, Technology, Alberta, British Columbia Canadian Dewatering L.P. provides full-service fluid-management services

Canadian Dewatering L.P. provides full-service fluid-management services

by Jessica Kirby
On June 14, 2013, the Revenue Resource Transparency Working Group released its draft recommendations on implementing mandatory reporting standards for Canadian mining companies.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon Draft recommendations on implementing mandatory reporting standards released

The Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group's document is now open for public comment after months of hard work.

by Karen Kornelsen
A computer generated rendering of what the new NWR Project will look like upon completion.
Company Profiles, Alberta This new refinery will turn Alberta oil sands into diesel fuel

Northwest Redwater is the first bitumen refinery to be built in Canada since 1982.

by Gail Jansen-Kesslar
New row housing with landscaping.
Mines, Alberta Hinton’s proactive campaign for affordable housing

Housing can be an issue for any community that hosts resourced-based industries. Hinton, Alberta, is looking for innovative solutions.

by Gail Jansen-Kesslar
Aerial view of the Vista Coal Project
Mines, Alberta Another coal mine is in the works for Hinton, Alberta

Coalspur Mines' Vista Coal Project in Hinton, Alberta, could become North America's largest thermal coal mine.

by Karen Kornelsen
Group of people
Sustainability & environment, Technology, Alberta Alberta’s Industrial Heartland

Alberta's Industrial Heartland is Canada’s largest petrochemical and hydrocarbon processing centre.

by Lisa Crane
Two men in front of a drill truck
Exploration, Technology, Alberta Drilling down for data

Century Wireline Services uses specialized tools and computerized systems to provide a map—or a log—of what lies underground.

by Lisa Crane
Alberta, British Columbia The Kimberley connection

The City of Kimberley and Integra Air promote the potential for Alberta's oil sands workers to live in the BC Rockies.

by Karen Kornelsen
Sustainability & environment, Alberta Transforming tailings management in Alberta’s oilsands

With much criticism over the environmental impact of these toxic ponds, solutions are earnestly being sought after to come up with a solution.

A woman walks across what looks like hardened soil.
Technology, Alberta Tailings ponds made better

Syncrude, based in Alberta, is focusing on its tailings ponds and is developing new technology to improve reclamation of the ponds.

by Kali Love
Photo of Jeff Nechka man studies a gem with a special magnifying glass
Minerals, Alberta From ammolite to zircon

Jeff Nechka, a gemologist at Premier Gems in Calgary, sheds some light on the tools of his trade—and gives a few tips on finding the highest quality gems.

by Glynis Fediuk
Man in T-shirt and jeans stands at the mouth of a cave with a pickaxe
Exploration, Minerals, Alberta, British Columbia Bearly scratching the surface

Brian “Griz” Testo is obsessed with the hunt for precious minerals—and he’s hoping for a golden discovery near Greenwood, B.C.

by Tanya Laing Gahr

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