Dave Lawson, President of Global Mining and Metals Markets, Amec Foster Wheeler

Why Canada’s mining companies will survive the downturn

David Lawson of Amec Foster Wheeler is confident miners are well positioned to ride out metals market volatility.

Pinchi Lake reclamation
British Columbia BC mine reclamation committee to hold June get-together

About 600 people are expected for the symposium in Vancouver, which runs in conjunction with an international mine closure forum.

by Peter Caulfield
Juergen Puetter, CEO and President of Aeolis Wind Power Corporation.
Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Wind farm planned for Peace region

A $480 million wind project could blow a gust of fresh air into the struggling Tumbler Ridge economy.

by Kevin Miller
Andrew Stonkus, Teck's newly appointed Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales
Mining Insider, British Columbia Teck appoints Andrew Stonkus as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales

Andrew Stonkus, Teck's newly appointed Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales.

Coal essential poster
Mining Insider, Global Today’s coal essential for a bright energy future

Three reasons why today's coal is an important part of our energy future.

A simple geothermal power plant.
Yukon Geothermal: the next energy frontier?

The Canadian Geothermal Association promotes a hot new energy source.

by Peter Caulfield
A drill rig in the Eaglehead east zone.
British Columbia Carmax prepares for 2015 Eaglehead exploration program

The target of this northwestern B.C. project is a billion tonnes of copper ore.

by Peter Caulfield
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Michael Layton (l) and Jim Nelson (r)
Safety, Saskatchewan Safety award for Boart Longyear

The Saskatchewan Mining Association recognized the company for a zero injury rate in its drilling operations.

by Kevin Miller
Minerals North Conference in Vanderhoof 2014
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Minerals North 2015 slated for end of May

This relationship-building conference and trade show will be held in Mackenzie, B.C.

by Peter Caulfield
Gravity geophysical survey at Kennady North Project, Kennady Diamonds Inc.
Exploration, Northwest Territories Say ohm

The ohmmapper tool has helped Aurora Geosciences navigate an often challenging landscape.

by Jessica Kirby
A herd of elk graze on the former Sullivan Mine site.
Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Two former Teck employees find a second career in mining reclamation

Sullivan Closure Company manages the long-term reclamation and maintenance of Teck's Sullivan Mine in Kimberley, B.C.

by Kevin Miller
Stan Szary with Onion Lake First Nation Chief Wallace Fox (l) and Yellowquill Chief Larry Cachene (r.)
First Nations, British Columbia, Saskatchewan Saturn Minerals’ unique approach to partnering with First Nations

Stan Szary, president and CEO of Vancouver-based Saturn Minerals, believes in "relationship first, business second"

by Kevin Miller
Digital rendering of Imperial Oil's new oil sands research centre in southeast Calgary.
Exploration, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Alberta Imperial Oil to build next generation research facility in Calgary

Imperial Oil's new facility will focus on improving technologies while developing new oilsands recovery methods.

by Kevin Miller
Mike Hambalek by Soleco's second generation solar and wind-powered light tower.
Technology, British Columbia Cranbrook entrepreneur invents a solar and wind-powered construction light tower

Mike Hambalek’s latest project is a solar and wind-powered LED light tower designed for use in remote industrial locations.

by Kevin Miller
The ColdBlock sample digestion unit, which can process up to six samples at once.
Technology, Ontario ColdBlock Technologies Inc. reveals game-changing sample digestion technology at PDAC

Not only does ColdBlock’s technology improve sampling accuracy, it also promises to slash the amount of time and money required and make the procedure far safer

by Kevin Miller
A group of haul truck operator graduates standing by the haul truck mobile simulator.
British Columbia Driving success at COTR

College of the Rockies is producing safe and efficient haul truck operators.

by Monte Smith
Education, Quebec 2015 CIM convention will explore New Dimensions

CIM's annual convention takes place May 10 to 13 in Montreal.

A group of people looking at core samples.
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia M&E at the Mineral Exploration Roundup

A recap from the 2015 Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver, B.C.

by Kirsten Armleder