All Sustainability & Environment articles

A wind turbine against a blue sky is part of Phase 1 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan A renewable triple: Canada’s first large-scale wind-solar-storage combo

Saskatchewan Research Council energizes Phase 2 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility

by
Cover of the book
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global Connecting Canada’s energy efficiency sector

Co-authors Pierre Langlois and Geneviève Gauthier wrote Canada’s first comprehensive book on energy efficiency in our country

by
Celebrating at last year’s challenge are (L to R): Jacques Yves Guigné, CEO of Acoustic Zoom; David Garofalo, CEO of Goldcorp; and Gary Dinn, vice-president marketing at Acoustic Zoom.
Education, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global #DisruptMining: Goldcorp’s contest is a catalyst for quantum leaps in performance

Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining contest gives great ideas a voice for a big audience.

by Timothy Fowler
XPRIZE Bloomberg press conference earlier this year.
Education, Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global XPRIZE and COSIA partner to solve the carbon challenge

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance has partnered with XPRIZE to inspire innovators to solve the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE challenge.

by
Joy Romero, and the work site
Sustainability & environment, Technology Innovating a better future

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) has received $5 million in funding for its innovative in-pit extraction process (IPEP).

by
The Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre.
Sustainability & environment, Alberta Low-carbon future is on the horizon in Alberta

The Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre officially opens.

by
A headshot of Gavin Mudd, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Global Are rare earth elements actually rare?

Gavin Mudd, associate professor of environmental engineering at RMIT University in Melbourne, shares his thoughts on rare earth elements.

by
John Thompson, Chair of RFG2018.
Energy, Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global Sustainability for future generations

The Resources for Future Generations Conference (RFG2018) hopes to kickstart a collective effort to address the challenges we face in our future.

by
An overview of attendees at the PDAC Convention in Toronto.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Ontario PDAC 2018 Convention exceeds 25,000 attendees

High attendance rates are a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building momentum.

Aerial view of the solar arrays on the curling rink and municipal offices in Hudson's Hope, B.C.
Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Hudson’s Hope: Another “off-the-grid” first for B.C.

Lighting the future with solar energy: How a small B.C. town is powering change.

by Elizabeth James
The Kearney Mine in Ontario is shown on a sunny fall day.
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Ontario Increasing global demand for graphite

Ontario Graphite CEO Tom Burkett explains the importance of graphite to the global shift towards sustainability

by
Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Kootenay West gypsum mine granted an environmental assessment certificate

CertainTeed proposes a 135-hectare open-pit gypsum mine, located approximately 12 kilometres northeast of Canal Flats.

Alexander Palkovsky is holding his award from the Canadian Solar Industries Association.
Sustainability & environment An emerging leader: Alexander Palkovsky

We had the chance to interview an emerging leader in renewables: Alexander Palkovsky with Brookfield Renewable

by
People are gathered in a circle discussing work at a Seabridge Gold mine on the top of a mountain.
Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia A green debate

Ottawa dismisses American environmentalists’ complaint against Canadian gold-copper project.

by Peter Caulfield
A woman (Merran Smith) on a bike smiling as she waits at the side of a road
Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment Rock Star Merran Smith: Creating a cleaner tomorrow

Merran Smith, founder and Executive Director of Clean Energy Canada, was recently appointed to co-chair the Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council

by
A lady showing some environmental science equipment
Sustainability & environment, Technology Exploring eDNA

BC Innovation Council (BCIC) Ignite program chose Dr. Caren Helbing and Hemmera Envirochem’s environmental monitoring research project for funding.

by
A wind turbine in a field with a herd of deer lounging in the grass around it.
Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Alberta Major renewable energy company focuses on Alberta

EDF EN Canada has several wind projects currently advancing through development in Alberta, but is also exploring combinations of solar and wind.

by
Foster Coulson standing with the Coulson Ice Blast product
Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment Introducing Ice Storm90™

Coulson Ice Blast offers an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to clean heavy equipment.

by
Heron Canada was founded with the goal of advocating for the aboriginal communities in Northern Ontario. Now they offer sustainable solutions for mining.
Mines, Sustainability & environment Bringing bidirectional chargers to mine sites

Heron Canada, a member of MSTA Canada, offers sustainable solutions for mining’s power problems in the form of microgrids and electric vehicles.

by
A wastewater treatment plant.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia BC Innovation Council awards $735,000 to fund market-driven research

Four projects awarded through BCIC Ignite Program promise to address industry problems and provide significant benefits to BC

Avalon employee at the spring drilling program.
Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment Avalon Advanced Materials goes after green

Separation Rapids project near Kenora, Ontario, will produce lithium hydroxide, but is also exploring ways to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

by
Frank Roberto, Technical Specialist at Newmont Mining.
Sustainability & environment, Global Market Report: How is Carbon Shaping Energy for Mines?

The decarbonization of the mining industry kickstarts innovation to incorporate renewables.

by Catherine Skrzypinski, Energy and Mines
Near Pincher Creek with Livingston Range in background.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Energy winds are changing

CanWEA reports on wind energy in Alberta

by
Rob Miller worked with 3G Energy when they were Vector Wind Energy Inc., before returning to take the role of Vice President with 3G.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global, Ontario Renewable winds blow across Canada

3G Energy creates wind and solar energy projects from start to finish with a focus on aboriginal engagement wherever possible.

by
A photo of Lisa Wade, vice-president of environment at Goldcorp Inc.
Mines, Sustainability & environment, Global Towards Zero Water

Goldcorp sets a positive example by working towards a goal of consuming no water in mining operations through its H2Zero initiative.

by
Foresight-mentored company Hydra Energy is capturing waste hydrogen for use as a fuel to displace up to 30 per cent of the diesel used in Class 8 trucks.
Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, Technology Fostering creative solutions to sustainability challenges

Foresight and ARCTIC foster clean tech startups and real solutions to mining and energy sustainability problems.

by
BC Minister George Heyman makes a statement on Mount Polley
Mining Insider, Mines, Safety, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Minister’s statement about Mount Polley investigation

George Heyman is the British Columbia Environment and Climate Change Strategy Minister.

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
Three wind turbines are located on flat land near an irrigated field with mountains in the background.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global New winds are blowing: Canada’s energy shifts to renewable resources

According to the National Energy Board, Canada ranks higher than other developed countries in regards to its energy derived from renewable resources

by
The Kemess Underground Project in B.C.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Kemess Underground Project granted environmental assessment approval

Kemess Underground is the third project to be granted a certificate following a substituted environmental assessment.

Premier Christy Clark announces funding for Geoscience BC.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC receives $10 million in new funding from BC government for earth science research

Geoscience BC is an independent, non-profit organization that generates earth science information in collaboration with various provincial sectors.

Ikea Canada is set to purchase a $58.6 million wind power facility near Drumheller, Alberta.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta IKEA makes move to purchase second wind farm in Alberta

IKEA creates a sustainable future for their shoppers

by
Valemount Marina
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Geothermal sustainability closer than ever in British Columbia

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
Brendan Seale is Ikea Canada's Sustainability Leader.
Sustainability & environment Inspiring a sustainable future

Brendan Seale inspires a sustainable future through his work as Sustainability Leader at Ikea Group.

by
Jonathan Buchanan, director, Information and Public Affairs for the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC)
Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Thompson Creek Metals wins mine reclamation award

The award was presented at the 40th Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium of the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation.

by Peter Caulfield
A previously completed acid plant that Teck installed in 2014.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Teck Trail announces $174 million for new acid plant

The installation of a new acid plant will improve efficiency and environmental performance at Teck's Trail Operations.

The newly completed Smelter Recycle building at Teck's Trail operation.
Mining Insider, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Teck Trail operations completes $35 million investment to improve community air quality

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%

Hon. Kirsty Duncan.
Mining Insider, Sustainability & environment, Global 13 research projects deploy genomics to address challenges in Canada’s natural resources

$110 million investment in projects look to mitigate the effects of climate change on forestry and fisheries, protect the Arctic, and support wildlife.

Robin Campbell, President of the Coal Association of Canada.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Global Coal Association of Canada “disappointed” with federal coal phase-out announcement

CAC is disappointed in the federal government's announcement to accelerate the phase out all traditional coal-fired generation by 2030.

U.S. Senator Jon Tester.
Mining Insider, Sustainability & environment, Global Senator Jon Tester urges US Government to address coal mining pollution concerns of Lake Koocanusa

Teck responds with letter outlining the efforts the company is making in regards to environmental pollution.

This aerial shot of Nelson Hydro's Bonnington generating station shows the clearcut where the solar garden has been built.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia A successful sunny garden

Nelson, B.C., grew a solar garden in a year and a half with the help of its citizens

by Virginia Rasch
FilterBoxx's wastewater treatment plants use membrane bioreactor technology to meet environmental standards of water discharge at the mine site.
Sustainability & environment Innovative technology takes on glacier climate and wins

FilterBoxx’s MBR wastewater treatment plants and sludge dewatering technology withstand climate of a mine site located on Knipple Glacier in British Columbia.

by
Mountain range in Alaska
Mining Insider, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia B.C. and Alaska strengthen commitment to protect shared environment

Implementation of the SoC will be overseen by a bilateral working group

by
Province and FVRD
Mining Insider, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Province and FVRD set foundation for commercial gravel operations

Bennett and FVRD chair Sharon Gaetz today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) pertaining to the FVRD’s new commercial gravel operations bylaw.

by
Picture of wind farm towers with beautiful sunset in background.
Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global Carbon pricing is pushing mines to look at renewables

Carbon pricing is pushing mining leaders to consider renewable energy options as a way of further reducing GHG emissions and stabilizing energy costs.

Stephen Foley
Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan The green way to extract gold

Their goal is to tackle the problems of recycling electronic waste and create an eco-friendly system that is applicable to large gold mining operations.

by
The Raglan Mine
Sustainability & environment, Quebec Glencore goes two for two in the 2016 TSM Excellence Awards

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

 1 2 3 >