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Sustainability & Environment
Over the years, mining and exploration companies have been highly criticized for their destruction of the environment and unsustainable practices. But these days, companies are winning awards for operating within stricter regulations that mean a lower carbon footprint—and are taking pride in successful reclamation projects that help support their social licence to operate.
Recent Sustainability & Environment articles
IKEA creates a sustainable future for their shoppersby Jillian Clark
The forestry town of Valemount has been slowly re-inventing itself for a sustainable future with their plans to become Canada’s first geothermal village.by Jillian Clark
Teck Trail Operations has completed construction on the Smelter Recycle Building, a $35-million investment that will reduce fugitive dust emissions by up to 25%
$110 million investment in projects look to mitigate the effects of climate change on forestry and fisheries, protect the Arctic, and support wildlife.
Teck responds with letter outlining the efforts the company is making in regards to environmental pollution.
FilterBoxx’s MBR wastewater treatment plants and sludge dewatering technology withstand climate of a mine site located on Knipple Glacier in British Columbia.by Jillian Clark
Implementation of the SoC will be overseen by a bilateral working groupby Keith Powell
Bennett and FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) pertaining to the FVRD’s new commercial gravel operations bylaw.by Keith Powell
Carbon pricing is pushing mining leaders to consider renewable energy options as a way of further reducing GHG emissions and stabilizing energy costs.
Glencore’s Raglan Mine and Kidd Operations were both recognized with 2016 TSM Excellence Awards at the CIM Awards Gala in Vancouver.by Mason Buettner
Corvus Energy was recently named the supplier of the year at the 2016 Electric and Hybrid Marine Awards.by Peter Caulfield
The Energy and Mines World Congress Summit will be held in Toronto on November 21-22, 2016