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CBC News   20 February 2018   Canada   British Columbia  
<p>Calgary-based mining company Margaux Resources has announced a plan to clean up old tailings sites by using new mining technologies to extract the remaining minerals.</p> <p>Margaux has partnered with the Salmo Watershed Sreamkeepers Society &mdash; a non-profit ...
Filed under: Mining News
The Beacon   11 February 2018   Canada   Muskrat Falls  
<p>Residents who live downstream from the North Spur fear the worst after a landslide there near the Muskrat Falls dam.</p> <p>"We're basically living in fear," said Mud Lake resident Craig Chaulk. "We have been uneasy ever since the flood of last spring, ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
CBC News   29 January 2018   Canada   Vancouver Island  
<p>An emergency operation centre has opened in the Regional District of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island after a landslide occurred in Lantzville and flooding hit Parksville and Whiskey Creek.</p> <p>On Sunday night Nanaimo Search and Rescue responded to several ...   01 January 2018   Canada   Ontario  
<p>December 31, 2017 marked the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.</p> <p>After 107 years of operations, Porcupine Gold Mines&rsquo; Dome underground mine in Timmins, Ontario, ceased operations due to aging infrastructure, ...
Filed under: Mining News
Northern Ontario Business   07 September 2017   Canada   Ontario  
<p>The start-up of New Gold&rsquo;s Rainy River gold mine in northwestern Ontario is only weeks away.</p> <p>The Toronto-based mid-tier miner is putting the finishing touches on the $515 million spent this year to carve out the open pit, dig the tailings area, ...
Filed under: Mining News   07 August 2017   Canada   Ontario  
<p>It's the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.<br><br>Porcupine Gold Mines, a subsidiary of Goldcorp (NYSE:GG, TSX:G), said last week that mining operations are permanently ending at the Dome underground mine in Timmins, ...
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The Telegram   19 July 2017   Canada   Quebec  
<p>Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard (left) and Premier Dwight Ball announced an agreement to come to an agreement Wednesday in Edmonton, a first step toward co-operation on mining development and transportation around the Labrador-Quebec border.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s ...
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The construction index   09 December 2016   Canada   Americas  
<p>Carillion Canada subsidiary Rokstad has been named as the preferred bidder for a high-voltage transmission line project worth approximately &pound;120m.</p> <p>Rokstad was acquired by Carillion in 2014.</p> <p>The contract for Manitoba Hydro involves the ...
Filed under: Construction News
The construction index   27 September 2016   Canada   Americas  
<p>The Canadian province of Alberta has signed a 35-year design-build-finance-operate (DBFO) contract for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road.</p> <p>The work will be carried out by the Mountain View Partners consortium, which includes contractors Graham, Kiewit ...
Filed under: Construction News
El Paso Herald Post   28 June 2016   Canada   Calgary  
<p>The UTEP Department of Geological Sciences IBA Team took first place in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Worldwide Imperial Barrel Competition in Calgary, Canada.</p>