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Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, British Columbia Geoscience BC calls for project proposals to generate new minerals research and data

Projects resulting from the RFPs will deliver new earth science and baseline data for prospectors, explorers, mine developers, governments & community leaders.

Premier Notley breaks grounds with the Enoch Cree Nation, the federal government and Trans Mountain officials.
Energy, Alberta Indigenous blessing for Trans Mountain construction

The Enoch stockpile site will also help spur investment in the region as improvements to the site will help to kick-off the Enoch Cree Nation’s industrial plans

Cover of Fraser report showing graphic designs of mining equipment.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Transparency and confidence waning in Canada’s mining exploration permit process

According to a new study released by the Fraser Institute, investors are losing confidence in the mineral exploration permit process.

The BEST Challenge supports industry with innovations, including biojet opportunities developed in Alberta.
Energy, Alberta Alberta invests in new clean technology challenge

The three focus areas in the BEST Challenge — biotechnology, electricity & sustainable transportation — account for up to 40% of Alberta’s annual GHG emissions

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Member of Parliament.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Mining Association of Canada comments on cabinet shuffle

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi as Canada's new Minister of Natural Resources.

Cover of report recently released by Canada's Ecofiscal Commission.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Ecofiscal Commission urges governments to make environmental disasters less likely by closing gaps

Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission released a new report, Responsible Risk: How putting a price on environmental risk makes disasters less likely

New Petro-Canada rebrand -
Energy, Global Petro-Canada invites Canadians to “Live by the Leaf” in new marketing campaign

Brand refresh aims to champion the Canadian spirit across the country.

Graphic map showing Lithium Two project properties.
Mining Insider, Mines, Manitoba Azincourt Energy Adds Cat 4 Claim to Lithium Two Project; Expands Eagle Pegmatite to the West

Azincourt Energy is a Canadian-based resource company specializing in the exploration of alternative energy/fuel properties

Stuart Brown, new permanent President and CEO of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Mountain Province Diamonds appoints Stuart Brown to the Board of Directors, President and CEO

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

The Brucejack Mine in northern B.C.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Brucejack Mine Q2 2018 production update; steady-state production achieved

Pretivm is emerging as the premier low-cost intermediate gold producer with production at the high-grade underground Brucejack Mine in northern British Columbia

View of stage at Brazil Windpower event.
Energy, Global International News: Rio to host largest wind power event in Latin America

Responsible for 7% of the Brazilian electricity matrix, the wind power sector employs 150,000 workers directly and indirectly.

Pro Series sidewall view.
Products & equipment Cooper launches new line of truck and bus radial tires

No matter what service your fleet delivers, Cooper has a tire designed to meet the need and help manage tire costs.

by Timothy Fowler
The Waneta Dam.
Energy, British Columbia Teck announces closing of Waneta Dam sale

As part of the sale, Teck Metals Ltd. holds a 20-year lease to use the two-thirds interest in Waneta to produce power for its industrial operations in Trail.

One of Polycor's white marble quarries called Bethel White Star.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global, Quebec Canadian stone quarrier Polycor Inc. invests in Europe with the acquisition of 4 limestone quarries

Canadian-based company, Polycor Inc., is known for its vast portfolio of historic stones that were once used in the construction of North America.

Heavy equipment at the Committee Bay Gold Project, located in Nunavut, Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, Nunavut Auryn to Commence Drilling at Committee Bay Gold Project

Auryn Resources is a technically driven junior mining exploration company focused on delivering shareholder value through project acquisition and development.

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Energy, British Columbia Innovative Zero Emissions Building Exchange launches in Vancouver to accelerate exemplary buildings

ZEBx will remove barriers to zero emissions building adoption by facilitating knowledge, fostering relationships and increasing capacity for exemplary buildings

A view showing a rushing river, with dam construction and equipment along the bank.
Energy, British Columbia BCUC approves BC Hydro’s application to purchase share of Waneta Dam

As part of the transaction, BC Hydro assumes full ownership of the Waneta Dam but agrees to immediately lease the purchased two-thirds share back to Teck.

Chalice Gold Mines is an international mineral exploration and development company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of high-quality gold and base metal projects.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global, Quebec New phase of exploration underway at East Cadillac Gold Project in Quebec

Program is aimed at building on recent discoveries and exploring new large-scale regional targets

Aerial view of the Madrid-Boston Project at Hope Bay, Nunavut.
Mining Insider, Mines, Nunavut TMAC achieves a significant permitting milestone at Hope Bay

The Madrid-Boston Project proposes the construction and commercial mining at three separate gold deposits at Hope Bay; Madrid North, Madrid South and Boston.

Executive at PwC Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Impressive financial performance spurs surge in mining investments

Exploration spending among Canadian-based Top 40 miners rises by 31% in 2018