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Site C workers
Energy ICBA Takes flight to support Site C workers

With 2,252 jobs hanging in the balance, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) took flight at the Throne Speech.

AME's Jonathan Buchanan (Director, Information and Public Affairs)
Exploration Things looking up for both mining and mineral exploration in B.C.

Revenues, employment and commodity prices are up in B.C.'s mining industry

by Peter Caulfield
Photo courtesy Oceanic Iron Ore Corp.
Energy Oceanic provides corporate update

Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. is pleased to provide a corporate update on progress in respect of the company’s Hopes Advance project.

Overhead view of Chalk River Laboratories.
Energy, Technology, Global Exploring the SMR opportunity – CNL begins discussion on Canadian deployment

Given the growing desire for clean, safe, low-carbon energy sources, there is renewed interest in nuclear technology as a potential solution.

Site C is the product of 10 years of careful planning
Energy CLAC states support for workers

The Union representing over 1,000 employees working on the Site C Clean Energy Project, urges the BC NDP and Green Parties to allow construction to continue.

A fire burns into the air
Education, Safety, British Columbia Fire, cows and a whole lot of miners

See a collection of exceptional photos from the 62nd Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition in Kimberley, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Bill Bennett
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, British Columbia Eagle Plains Resources: former BC Mines Minister Bill Bennett appointed to the Board of Directors

Based in Cranbrook, B.C., Eagle Plains continues to conduct research, acquire and explore mineral projects throughout western Canada.

CNRE EXPO 2017—135 exhibitors in attendance
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia The CNRE Expo 2017 in Prince George goes off without a hitch

In case you missed it, here's a photo essay of the recent Canadian North Resources Expo held in Prince George.

Paul Di Benedetto, Chief Technology Office, Drone Delivery Canada Corp.
Mining Insider, Technology, Global Drone Delivery Canada achieves major milestone towards commercialization with successful BVLOS test

Drone Delivery Canada has become the first and only company of its kind in Canada to successfully achieve Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) test flights.

Corvus Energy wins both Supplier of the Year and Innovation of the Year at the 2017 Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Awards
Energy Corvus Energy wins top industry awards for third consecutive year

Corvus Energy wins both Supplier of the Year and Innovation of the Year at the 2017 Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Awards

Moose River Consolidated Mine, one of Canada's next open pit gold mines.
Mining Insider, Mines, Maritimes MRC Gold Mine construction remains on budget and on schedule

Construction remains on budget and on schedule for the Moose River Consolidated Mine, with commissioning scheduled for September 2017.

K+S new Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash -- Most modern potash facility in the world
Mining Insider, Mines K+S new Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash

Find out more about the most modern potash facility in the world.

FLSmidth is working on creating feasible, large-scale filtration systems.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology New life for old technology

FLSmidth, member of the MSABC, applies existing technology to increase efficiency and minimize environmental footprint in mining operations.

by Jillian Clark
Airplane on runway, with truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Nunavut Volga-Dnepr’s quick-thinking will help Canadian iron ore mining project increase its 2017 production

Recognising the need to increase the size of its truck and trailer fleet, Baffinland turned to Volga-Dnepr for its expertise in moving heavy and outsize cargo.

A head shot of Rodger McLean, the new chair of MSABC
Education, Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Mining suppliers adopt a green future

Rodger McLean, chair of the MSABC, talks about membership benefits and updating mandates to prioritize environmental responsibility.

by Jillian Clark
The recent CNRE Expo in Prince George attracted over 8,000 visitors.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Strong attendance & interest mark CNRE Expo in Prince George

Staff and management of the Canada North Resources Expo (CNRE) were thrilled to see an impressive array of heavy equipment professionals at the CN Centre.

With 2,252 jobs hanging in the balance, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) launched a public campaign today to push the NDP-Green alliance to#Get2Yes on the Site C dam.
Energy, British Columbia ICBA Launches campaign to #Get2Yes on Site C

With 2,252 jobs hanging in the balance, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) launched a public campaign.

Mr. George Palikaras, founder and CEO of Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (left), with Mr. Charles Bouchard, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Canada, at CANSEC 2017, Canada's premier defense and security tradeshow.
Energy, Products & equipment Lockheed Martin partners with Metamaterial Technologies to support the development of metaSOLAR

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. has signed a $5.6M agreement with Lockheed Martin, which represents Lockheed Martin's first solar investment in Canada.

The EnviroLeach process provides a safe and effective alternative to the current toxic methods used for the hydrometallurgical extraction of precious metals
Energy EnviroLeach announces construction of environmentally friendly e-waste processing facility

EnviroLeach Technologies Inc. has announced that it has commenced construction of a 10 tonne per day environmentally friendly E-Waste processing plant.