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RENEWABLE ENERGY

Glencore builds Canada’s first large wind and energy storage facility

The decision to install a 3 MW wind turbine at Glencore’s Raglan mine came after nearly five years of careful investigation, assessment, and analysis, says Jean-Francois Verret, director of strategy, projects, and public affairs. Because of the...
22nd August 2014
 
ENVIRONMENT

Alaska senator urges Kerry to help make Canada mines safe

A US senator from Alaska concerned about salmon fishing and tourism urged the State Department in a letter released on Monday to help ensure that Canadian metal mines are safe after a major spill of waste into waterways near the Alaska border....
12th August 2014
 
Company Announcement

Will Mining Disappear in the next decade? PDF Available

A piece of recent media coverage suggested that with the global mining industry in decline over the last twenty years, this might signal the complete degeneration of the industry by 2024! WRS, a recruitment specialist for the industry sees some...
8th August 2014
 
GOLD/COPPER

Seabridge Gold on the lookout for JV partner as KSM keeps on giving

Having had modest beginnings in the 1800s with placer gold discovered in the vicinity of Canadian project developer Seabridge Resources’ flagship KSM project, located in north-west British Columbia, the project had grown to a mammoth size, today...
7th August 2014
 
ENVIRONMENT

Imperial's Mount Polley mine shuttered after tailings discharge

After a tailings dam broke at the Mount Polley mine, discharging about five-million cubic metres of mine waste in the early hours of Monday, operator Imperial Metals on Tuesday said the copper/gold mine had been placed on care and maintenance...
6th August 2014
 
Company Announcement

Will Mining Disappear in the next decade? PDF Available

A piece of recent media coverage suggested that with the global mining industry in decline over the last twenty years, this might signal the complete degeneration of the industry by 2024! WRS, a recruitment specialist for the industry sees some...
21st July 2014
 
GOLD EXPLORATION

Freegold Ventures to apply ounce-finding aptitude to new Alaska project

Alaska-focused Freegold Ventures on Thursday announced that it had acquired the Shorty Creek copper/gold porphyry target, located about 100 km north-west of Fairbanks, Alaska, where it would apply its ounce-finding prowess over the next decade....
17th July 2014
 
Mine Profile

Fort Knox mine

A gold mine, located within the Fairbanks mining district, in the US state of Alaska.
11th July 2014
 
MINE WASTE

Teck Resources will not build Red Dog effluent pipeline in Alaska

Canada’s largest diversified miner Teck Resources on Thursday said that it would not build an 80-km pipeline at its Red Dog mine zinc/lead mine, near Kotzebue, Alaska, that would direct effluent from the Red Dog Creek to the Chukchi Sea. In a...
6th June 2014
 
ENVIRONMENT

Northern Dynasty files suit against EPA Pebble veto

The discord between Canadian mining hopeful Northern Dynasty Minerals, which plans to develop the Pebble polymetallic deposit in Alaska, and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which had started a seldom-used regulatory process under...
22nd May 2014
 
BASE METALS

Bill passed to provide $270m for SE Alaska mines

The Alaska State Legislature has unanimously passed Senate Bill 99 (SB 99), which includes provisions authorising the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) to make up to $270-million available for infrastructure and...
6th May 2014
 
ENVIRONMENT

EPA inspector general to investigate Bristol Bay assessment

Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals on Thursday reported that the office of the inspector general of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would carry out an investigation into the EPA's conduct in preparing its assessment on the...
6th May 2014
 
 
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