Ktunaxa Nation in Cranbrook, BC. engaged SkyFire Energy for their solar project.
Renewable Energy

More incentives for solar power in Alberta

Greg Sauer of SkyFire Energy is optimistic about Alberta’s PACE program and the future of solar energy

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.

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Conveyor belt at mine transporting rocks, two men standing beside it.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretivm to refinance construction credit facility; secures commitment letter for US $480 million

The Loan Facility will be used to refinance the existing construction credit facility.

Val Litwin, President & CEO - BC Chamber of Commerce
Energy, British Columbia BC Chamber Statement: New LNG framework and facility signals start of BC’s economic future

The Chamber and its 36,000 members have long supported a globally competitive LNG industry in Canada as a way to access new markets.

Guests pause during a tour of the Victor Mine pit for a photograph. The pit was one of several stops along the tour including the Process Plant, Reclamation areas, and more.
Minerals, Mines, Ontario

Victor Diamond Mine marks a decade of historic achievement for De Beers

Ontario’s first and only diamond mine—the De Beers Victor Mine—celebrated 10 years of safe and successful production in August

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Representatives from Northern communities, government, the union, employees and contractors, and business associations gathered at the 20th Anniversary of the Ekati Mine.
Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories

20 years of diamonds yield a lot of brilliance at the Ekati Mine

The Ekati Mine in the Northwest Territories celebrates 20 years of production in October—a huge accomplishment for Canada’s first diamond mine

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Each structure is customized to suit your needs.
Products & equipment

VersaTube Building Systems provides customized storage

Easy Build Structures is the exclusive distributor of VersaTube Building Systems for British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Alaska.

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(L to R) Brian Testo and Michael Dufresne of Grizzly Discoveries explore the Robocop project near Roosville, B.C.
Exploration, British Columbia

Grizzly Discoveries explores near Roosville, B.C.

Brian Testo, CEO of Grizzly Discoveries, is exploring Robocop as a potential for a mine site near Roosville, B.C.

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Cat mining equipment in the snow
Company Profiles

Nuna Logistics celebrates 25 years

Canada’s largest Inuit-owned heavy civil earthworks and mine construction contractor celebrates 25 years in business.

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At the BC Emerging Economy Task Force launch event (L to R): Jeff More, president & CEO, MineSense Technologies, Andrew J. Weaver, MLA and leader of the Green Party of B.C, Kathy Kinloch, president of the BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) and chair of the Emergent Economy Task Force, Bruce Ralston, minister of Jobs Trade and Technology, B.C and Rick Glumac, parliamentary secretary for Technology.
Technology

Data is the future of mining

MineSense hosted the announcement event of British Columbia’s Emerging Economy Task Force at their headquarters in Vancouver.

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Joy Romero, and the work site
Sustainability & environment, Technology

Innovating a better future

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

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View of the Teck Resources plant in Trail.
British Columbia

Breaking News: Teck idles smelting operations in Trail due to BC wildfires

S&P Global Platts, an independent provider of information to the resource markets is reporting that Teck has temporarily shut down their lead smelting operation

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
Kirsten Marcia, P. Geo. President, CEO, Director, of DEEP Geothermal in her yard, where she spends a lot of time.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Saskatchewan

Mining for heat: Saskatchewan’s geothermal project

Kirsten Marcia, president and CEO of DEEP Geothermal, talks about the next steps for her company’s project and the support from the province of Saskatchewan.

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Kevin Urbanski, Founder and CEO of Rithmik Solutions, spends a lot of time outside.
Mines, British Columbia

Rock Star: Rithmik Solutions founder and CEO Kevin Urbanski

The founder and CEO of Rithmik Solutions, Kevin Urbanski, talks about focusing on your passions and his journey of founding the Fernie, B.C.-based AI company

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The first Yukon Mint Gold Coin — the Kaska Keda Gold Coin.
Yukon

The first Yukon Mint gold coins

Sales are open for Golden Predator Mining Corp.’s Yukon Mint gold coins

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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.

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New high visibility signage greets Komatsu customers in Sparwood.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia

A peek inside Komatsu’s new Sparwood facility

Komatsu in Sparwood has successfully merged four separate operations and buildings into one newly updated, modern facility.

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