Member of the Fort William First Nation housing project breaking ground.
First Nations, Ontario Thunder Bay joint venture with First Nation builds housing subdivision

A joint venture with True Grit Consulting and Fort William First Nation is close to completing the first part of a residential project.

by Peter Caulfield
The fabric warehouse and maintenance buildings at Keeyask Generating Station.
Products & equipment, Manitoba Fabric structures used on massive hydroelectric project

BBE Hydro Constructors is using two Legacy fabric structures on the remote Keeyask Generating Station project in Manitoba.

by submitted by Jim Kumpula
Picture of large mining truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Teck announces $610m silver streaming agreement with Franco-Nevada

Teck has seen its stock price jump 17% in two days since it announced the silver streaming deal with Franco-Nevada.

A collage of different pictures: a close-up of a PSI gauge, outside of gas plant at night, and a farmer's field.
Energy, British Columbia Veresen announces approval of the $860 million Sunrise gas plant

Construction of the Sunrise gas plant has commenced, with the facility expected to be in-service in late 2017.

Sureclean uses Inuktun Vertical Crawler and Controller.
Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Inuktun Services provides pipe inspection systems for energy companies

This small Vancouver Island company designs and manufactures remotely operated robotic systems to monitor hazardous areas.

by Peter Caulfield
Soleco LED light tower vertically adjustable to the angle of the sun.
Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Caliper builds solutions

From huge steel components used on very large jib crane shovels to a small solar wind powered LED light tower, Caliper builds solutions

by Nowell Berg
Man standing in the door of his home that has solar panels on the roof.
Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Power your home with solar and sell the excess

BC's hot, dry summer prods Elizabeth James to ponder the benefits of BC Hydro's net metering technology.

by Elizabeth James
Hitachi Rigid Frame Haul Truck.
Products & equipment, Global Hitachi completes the EH AC-3 series with two new haul trucks

AC-drive haul trucks promise power, efficiency, reliability and durability.

by Jillian Clark
Oil barrels stacked on pallets
Energy, Alberta The $9-billion Kearl Oilsands mine: An overview

The Kearl development represents the next generation of oilsands mining

by James Rose
An aerial shot of the Ruskin Dam and Powerhouse before the upgrade project started.
Energy, British Columbia The hydropower boom in British Columbia

Large hydroelectric facilities in British Columbia are being upgraded to meet the growing needs of this province.

by Kirsten Armleder
A driverless Komatsu truck.
Products & equipment, Alberta Driverless trucks: Peering into the technological future of the oilsands

Suncor Energy Inc. has entered into a multi-year agreement with Komatsu Ltd. to purchase new heavy haulers for its oilsands operations north of Fort McMurray

by James Rose
A view of the front of the dam and the spillway gates removed.
Energy, British Columbia Regenerating the Ruskin Dam and Powerhouse

The Ruskin Dam and Powerhouse upgrade on the Stave River near Mission, B.C., is halfway done.

by Kirsten Armleder
Industry professionals gathered at the conference.
British Columbia Minerals South 2015

This year's annual Minerals South Conference & Trade Show features public talks, a short course, a trade show, a field trip and social events.

by Kirsten Armleder
The ThoroughTec Cybermine simulator for a CAT 992G wheel loader is pictured here.
Education, Products & equipment, Northwest Territories Aurora College and the Mine Training Society expand simulator training program

Aurora College and the MTS in Yellowknife will soon receive advanced Cybermine high-fidelity training simulators to prepare for employment in the diamond mines

by James Rose
An aerial photo of the John Hart Generating Station.
Energy, British Columbia Keeping Vancouver Island lit

The $1.1-billion John Hart Generating Station Replacement in Campbell River, B.C., is well underway.

by Kirsten Armleder
A native forb called paintbrush is often found in disturbed areas and is thus a reasonable candidate for early reclamation.
Sustainability & environment, Alberta Oil and gas site reclamation takes hands-on approach

Dr. Amanda Schoonmaker is leading applied research at NAIT that will return thousands of former oil and gas well sites to their natural state.

by Jessica Kirby
Eira Thomas, president and CEO of Kaminak Gold Corporation.
Company Profiles, Global Kaminak Gold named a TSX Venture 50 company

Eira Thomas is a well-known Canadian geologist and winner of several prestigious industry awards.

by Peter Caulfield
A man checking out an ore sample with a magnifying glass.
Minerals, Global Commerce Resources developing rare earth pilot plant

Rare Earth Elements (REE) are found around the world and essential in many high-tech applications.

by Peter Caulfield