Canadian Mining Journal

Natural Resources Canada

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    ENERGY: NRCan makes $2M investment in CMIC

    September 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Last week Natural Resources Canada announced that it is giving $2 million to the Canadian Mining Innovation Council to develop energy efficient mining technology. The goal is to reduce energy use at mine sites, cut costs, and make

  • ENVIRONMENT: NRCan invests in greener mining innovation

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Natural Resources Canada wants to see Canada’s mining industry become leaders in green technology. To that end, the federal government is investing over $1.5 million in the Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning at McGill University. The

  • EDITORIAL: Mining industry has role to play in carbon capture

    July 24, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    The carbon neutral mine is on the horizon. That’s the aim of a collaborative program to test immobilizing carbon dioxide in mine tailings. Lab scale tests are promising, and now the research is moving into the field. The technology could

  • CLIMATE CHANGE: Canada, Argentina pledge co-operation on mines, energy

    June 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BARILOCHE, Argentina – Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Hon. Jim Carr, and Juan Jose Aranguren, Argentina’s Minister of Energy and Mines, signed a memorandum of understanding on June 14 agreeing to combine their countries’ expertise to deliver clean energy

  • MINE CLOSURE: Checklist for governments in Asia-Pacific

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SINGAPORE – A new report titled Mine Closure Checklist for Governments has just been released to provide policy makers in the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation region with the essential elements of a successful mine closure governance framework based on leading international

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    AWARD: Canada best country at international investment forum

    December 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, England – Canada’s mineral industry is recognized globally for its innovation, environmental stewardship, indigenous engagement and corporate social responsibility. Coupled with a stable and secure economy, this makes Canada one of the world’s top destinations for exploration and mining. Mining in Canada is an

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    GOLD PRODUCTION: More thoughts on Canada’s rating

    July 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It is not that the U.S. Geological Survey is untrustworthy, reader Doug Panagapko wrote, but rather perhaps its numbers were merely estimates of Canadian gold production. They were quoted in the July 30, 2012, edition of CMJ’s Daily…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Bugs and fish return to cleaned up Tsolum River watershed

    February 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Mt. Washington copper mine may have been a small open pit on Vancouver Island, but when it went bankrupt in 1967 after only three years of operation, it became a huge pollution problem for Tsolum River watershed. The mine…