Canadian Mining Journal


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    Nokia launches first 5G-ready network with Teck, Shaw Business at Elkview in BC

    November 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nokia has announced a partnership with Shaw Business to deploy Western Canada’s first dedicated 5G-ready private LTE mining network for Teck Resources at the company’s Elkview coal operations in B.C. The industrial-grade network is expected to deliver greater coverage, mobility,

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    GE to exit new coal projects

    September 22, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    General Electric said it wants to exit the new-build coal power market. “GE’s Steam Power business will work with customers on existing obligations as it pursues this exit, which may include divestitures, site closings, job impacts and appropriate considerations for

  • REGULATIONS: MAC slams fed decision to join environmental review of Teck’s Castle project

    August 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Canada’s national association for miners, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), is weighing in on the federal government’s decision to review Teck Resources‘ proposed Castle Mountain metallurgical coal project in B.C., saying the additional review is unnecessary as

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    ENERGY: Renewables beat coal in the U.S. in April

    May 7, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    UNITED STATES – Preliminary figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicate that in April, renewables generated more electricity than coal every day of the month. According to Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) researchers, this clean energy stretch began

  • SURVEY: BC exploration shifts toward base metals

    March 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After two years of growth, mineral exploration spending in British Columbia was steady last year, totalling $329 million. But while overall spending didn’t change much, the minerals targeted did, with gold exploration declining 11%, and base metal exploration rising 39%.

  • POWER: Barrick and Newmont to reduce coal use at Nevada JV

    February 25, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – The joint venture between Barrick Gold and Newmont operating in Nevada approved the conversion of its TS coal power plant into a facility that also could produce power from natural gas, which would cut carbon emissions by as much as

  • CLIMATE CHANGE: Teck pledges carbon neutrality by 2050

    February 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has announced that it aims to be carbon neutral across all its operations by 2050. The miner, a major producer of base metals and metallurgical coal that also has oilsands assets, says its goal demonstrates its commitment

  • REPORT: McKinsey outlines climate risks

    January 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A new report by global consultancy McKinsey & Co. looks at three key questions the mining sector needs to address in light of climate change. Entitled Climate risk and decarbonization: What every mining CEO needs to know, the report details

  • SHIPPING: Is a diesel supply shock coming?

    December 23, 2019 by David Boleneus

    New ocean shipping regulations could have a big impact in the new year Under International Maritime Organization (IMO) rules that come into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, emissions from fuel used in ocean carriers cannot exceed a sulphur content of

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    COAL: Colonial’s Huguenot PEA strictly open pit

    November 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Colonial Coal International has released the results of the preliminary economic assessment for the Huguenot open pit coking coal mine. The property is located about 140 km by road from the Quintette loadout in the Peace

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    Cratering demand signals more trouble in coal country

    October 24, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    The shift from coal to cheaper and cleaner fuel sources like natural gas and renewables claimed another victim in the U.S. last week. Peabody Energy said it will close its Wildcat Hills coal mine and nearby Willow Lake processing facility

  • COAL: Teck rolls out electric buses at Fording River, Greenhills

    October 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Teck Resources is rolling out a pair of electric buses to transport workers to and from the Fording River and Greenhills coal mines in the Elk Valley. The new vehicles are a much greener solution to