Canadian Mining Journal



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    COMMENT: Transparency act comes into force today

    June 1, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Today, June 1, 2015, Canada’s Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA) has come into force. The intent is to enhance accountability of payments made by the mining, oil and gas industries to all levels of government around the world.

  • Feature

    Human rights, due diligence, and CSR

    June 1, 2015 by Michael Torrrence

    The adoption of a shared value approach to extractive development necessitates, most fundamentally, respect for the human rights of those affected by extractive development. Even for those extractives companies not pursuing shared value, human…

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    GOLD: Goldcorp named to NASDAQ sustainability index

    May 19, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp has been named to the semi-annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index for the second consecutive time. The listing recognizes Goldcorp as one of the world’s top 100 companies for…

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    Southern Copper rejects bribery accusations

    May 14, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In the latest drama unfolding at Southern Copper Corp.’s (NYSE: SCCO; LSE: SCCO) embattled Tia Maria project in Peru, the company has dismissed allegations that a lawyer, who used to work for the company, tried to bribe protestors on…

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    NICKEL: Sherritt wins Syncrude sustainable development award

    May 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Sherritt International is the recipient of the 2015 Syncrude Award for Excellence in Sustainable Development. The prize recognizes the company’s sustainability work at the Ambatovy nickel joint venture in Madagascar.

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    AWARDS: Dominion, Diavik and Vale Manitoba win sustainability honours

    May 12, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – The Mining Association of Canada has recognized two of Canada’s miners with its Toward Sustainable Mining (TSM) Awards.

  • Feature

    Corporate transparency requirements: Taking the clear path

    May 1, 2015 by Bruce Sprague

     Corporate transparency and accountability have been hot topics in the public debate on corporate tax responsibility. Citing public interest on these issues, the global media has, for some time, questioned whether large corporate taxpayers…

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    GOLD: Aroland signs onto agreement for Hardrock project

    April 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The Aroland First Nation and TCP General Partnership Corp. have signed a relationship agreement to support the on-going efforts to create a joint process to development the Hardrock gold project near Geraldton. TCP is the…

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    ENVIRONMENT: BacTech Environmental Targets Mercury Reduction in Mining

    April 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO, CANADA– April 22, 2015 – BacTech Environmental Corporation today announced that in addition to its tailings activity in Bolivia, the Company has launched a new initiative to reduce the amount of mercury used in artisanal/small…

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    SAFETY: CN plans additional $100M investment to improve safety

    April 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL—Canadian National Railway plans to spend an extra $100 million this year to improve rail safety while it continues to analyze two significant derailments in Northern Ontario that hit its network in the past quarter.

  • AGREEMENT: Tahltan Nation accepts agreement with Red Chris mine

    April 20, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TAHLTAN TERRITORY, BC, April 19, 2015 /CNW/ – Members of the Tahltan Nation have voted to accept a ground-breaking Co-Management Agreement with the new Red Chris mine in Tahltan territory, which opened in February.

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    GOLD: Pretium, Nisga’a Nation sign co-operation and benefits deal for Brucejack project

    April 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Pretium Resources and the Nisga’a Nation have entered into a co-operation and benefits agreement that covers the company’s Brucejack gold project 65 km north of Stewart.