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Carbon Engineering plant.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Carbon Engineering announces investment from Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Chevron Technology Ventures

These investments highlight the first significant collaboration between the air capture field and two energy industry leaders

Aerial view of the Brucejack Mine in Northern British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretium’s Brucejack approved for production boost to 3,800 tonnes per day — +33.9% daily increase

Pretium Resources Inc. has received the amended permits to increase the Brucejack Mine production rate to 3,800 tonnes per day

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. logo
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Wheaton Precious Metals reaches settlement on Canadian tax dispute regarding foreign income

Wheaton does not anticipate any additional cash taxes will arise in respect of the 2005 to 2010 taxation years as a result of the settlement

Map of West Bear Property.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan UEX announces West Bear Winter Program

Focus on expanding the West Bear Co-Ni Deposit

Victoria, B.C. City Hall.
Energy, British Columbia Commentary: Don’t expect climate change reparations from Venezuela any time soon

British Columbia’s capital city is sending letters demanding “climate adaptation compensation” from oil producers

by Kris Sims, British Columbia Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Association
Kirk Woodman
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Canadian Mining Vice-President of Exploration dies in Burkina Faso

The CBC is reporting that the vice-president of exploration, Kirk Woodman, of Vancouver-based Progress Minerals Inc. has been found dead in Burkina Faso.

Chantal Gosselin
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines Reunion Gold announces the appointment of Chantal Gosselin to its board of directors

Ms. Gosselin brings over 25 years of experience in the financial services and mining industry

An 820-tonne piece of heavy equipment, called a splitter, left Edmonton on Jan. 6 for its destination in the Industrial Heartland, where it is scheduled to arrive on Jan. 9.
Energy, Alberta Upgrading Alberta’s roads, growing the economy

The Alberta government has a new strategy to move oversized and overweight loads on the provincial highway network.

Line of mining trucks.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Rising market capitalization marks a period of opportunity for the sector

The junior mining sector has experienced a relatively quiet year in 2018.

Cat 796 AC mining truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Caterpillar® announces two new ultra-class trucks

Mining companies need flexibility to choose what meets their needs and preferences and Caterpillar delivers

PDAC's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa McDonald as its new Executive Director.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global PDAC names Lisa McDonald new Executive Director

Ms. McDonald has played a vital role in PDAC’s success for more than 20 years

Brandt's BPL220K on site at Rally in Regina for Canadian Resources.
Energy, Saskatchewan Brandt stands with oil industry against carbon tax

The company voiced its strong concern over prohibitions on pipeline development and carbon taxes that unfairly target industry

Karla Mills (left), one of the new VP appointments, is responsible for the successful delivery of capital projects across Teck’s base metals and steelmaking coal business units
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Teck announces new Vice President appointments

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development

Picture of trees down across a road.
Energy, British Columbia Report: The most damaging storm in BC Hydro’s history

The December windstorm impacted over 750,000 customers across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.

Lincoln Nipissing – target area location map.
Mining Insider, Mines, Ontario Canadian Gold Miner discovers new gold zone south of Kirkland Lake

The new gold zone has been dubbed “Behold Zone” and is located approximately 10 kilometres south of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

Picture of blue heron.
Safety, Sustainability & environment, Global Syncrude settles blue heron court case

Syncrude has agreed to plead guilty to both federal and provincial charges and pay a total fine of $2.75 million.

AME is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global AME announces 2018 Award Winners

Leaders in Mineral Exploration and Mine Development to be Recognized at AME Roundup Awards Gala

Group shot of MacLean Engineering employees.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global MacLean celebrates two production milestones: Scissor Truck 200 and Boom Truck 100

The SL3 Scissor Lift #200 and BT3 Boom Truck #100 are going to mines in Quebec and British Columbia, respectively.

Rachel Notley speaking at press conference.
Energy, Alberta Made-in-Alberta plan protects energy jobs

Premier Rachel Notley and her government fought to protect workers and the Canadian economy by taking action in the short, medium and long term.

A Sandvik Ranger drill rig.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global Sandvik introduces Ranger DX600R surface top hammer drill rig

New Ranger DXR drill rigs can reach places that are off-limits to operators and where other drills fail to operate.