Canadian Mining Journal

  • COPPER-GOLD: Mount Polley returns to normal operations

    June 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The BC Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Ministry of Environment have given permission for Imperial Metals Corp. of Vancouver to resume normal operations at its Mount Polley copper-gold mine near Williams Lake. The operation was

  • Imperial Metals judged ‘not liable’ for Mount Polley spill

    January 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — After 16 months of deliberation, B.C.’s chief mine inspector has concluded that Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) will not be held liable for the catastrophic failure of its Mount Polley gold and copper tailings dam and storage facility, 56 km northwest

  • TAILINGS: Mines Inspector reports on Mount Polley dam failure

    December 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLOMBIA – The British Columbia Chief Mines Inspector has released his report on the Aug. 4, 2014, dam failure at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine belonging to Imperial Metals Corp. of Vancouver. The report concluded that the primary cause