A male delegate of the CIM convention sitting at a console with joysticks.
Education A prime networking opportunity

The CIM Convention 2016 resulted in new information sharing and business connections.

by Danielle Cameron
Picture of helicopter taking off from landing pad.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Geoscience BC receives $5 million in new funding from BC government for earth science

Geoscience BC to launch its largest airborne magnetic survey this summer in west-central BC.

Picture of the Blacksand Executive Lodge.
Energy, Alberta More than $1B in oilsands production lost, reports Canadian Press

The Conference Board of Canada estimates that the fire in northeastern Alberta resulted in a loss of 1.2 million barrels of oil per day for two weeks.

A silhouette of a firefighter in front of a blaze.
Alberta Alberta stays strong

The wildfire devastating Fort McMurray has led to unprecedented support and generosity.

by Danielle Cameron
The Bunce family: Justin, Robin, Shaun, Claudia and Josh
Minerals, British Columbia The Bunce family is giving the world Jade Fever

Most people don’t know Canada is one of the world’s largest suppliers of jade, but Jade Fever is helping put Canada on the map.

by Mason Buettner
An aerial view of the Nanticoke Generating Station in 2007, when it was still operating. The plant will be converted to a 44-megawatt solar panel farm.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Ontario Ontario to convert largest coal plant in North America to solar farm

Nanticoke Generating Station—former serial emitter of greenhouse gasses will be converted to a 44-megawatt solar panel farm.

by Peter Caulfield
An airfield that was reclaimed.
First Nations, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Huckleberry Mines wins award for mine reclamation

TRCR awarded Huckleberry Mines an award for its habitat compensation works

by Peter Caulfield
Aerial view of Gahcho Kué mine site in the snow.
Mines, Northwest Territories Gahcho Kué—The land of diamonds

After 20 years of determination and work, the Gahcho Kué diamond mine is set to begin production this fall and could become the world’s richest.

by Louis Bockner
A head shot of Bob Joseph
Education, First Nations, Global Bob Joseph on resources, respect and relationships with Aboriginal Peoples

Bob Joseph founded Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. to help indigenous and non-indigenous people develop effective working relationships

by Kylie Williams
The members of the SGS Geostat award-winning team were (L to R): Marcel Costa, Dave Smercina, Amanda Landriault, Doug Hatfield, Guy Desharnais, Jean-Philippe Paiement and Lawrence Ng.
Exploration, Minerals, Technology, Quebec SGS Geostat wins Integra Gold Corp’s Gold Rush Challenge

SGS Geostat combined traditional geological methods with machine-learning virtual reality technology to impress the industry titans and take home first place

by Mason Buettner
CanAlaska's diamond claims in the western Athabasca Basin are shown on a map.
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Signs of diamonds detected in the western Athabasca Basin

CanAlaska’s recent discovery of kimberlite prospects may yield Canada’s newest diamonds

by Jillian Clark
A tractor with a drilling rig is set up at the West McArthur site in 2012.
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Major uranium discovery in Athabasca Basin catalyst for strong partnership

CanAlaska’s West McArthur site being drilled by Cameco to uncover more high-grade uranium

by Jillian Clark
A close-up picture of a person's hand carving a piece of jade
Mines, British Columbia Green Mountain Jade is shining the spotlight on Canadian-produced jade

Although relatively new to the game, Green Mountain Jade is not only producing large quantities of raw jade, but are also changing the way the world views jade

by Mason Buettner
FORCE installs one of four subsea power cables in the Minas Passage.
Energy, Maritimes Nova Scotia facility could make Canada a global leader in tidal energy

FORCE is Canada’s leading research centre for in-stream tidal energy.

by Peter Caulfield
Mineral explorers require access to land throughout BC in their pursuit of a mineable deposit; typically the impact on land is minimal.
Exploration, British Columbia Report says shrinking land base jeopardizes B.C. mineral exploration

AME BC says land access for mineral exploration has decreased to the point where it threatens the survival of the industry

by Peter Caulfield
A photo of a mining camp with tents.
Products & equipment, Technology Worker fatigue a danger in mineral exploration

Fatigue Science has developed a technology platform that measures and records sleep data

by Peter Caulfield
MOU signing by six partners .
Education, British Columbia New agreement brings mine training to Interior students

The CMT will give students an opportunity to complete up to one year of their BCIT mining diplomas at one of five B.C. post-secondary institutions.

by Peter Caulfield