Posted on December 26, 2012
Chromium is the Ring of Fire's main claim to fame, but there are also proposals to mine nickel there, and hopes for copper, zinc, gold and palladium.
Posted on August 5, 2012
A fine dust swirled around George Poitras as he marched with about 200 others along Highway 63 in the third annual Tar Sands Healing Walk near Fort McMurray Saturday.
Posted on May 15, 2012
Alberta has laid three charges against a major oilsands company in connection to the alleged release of hydrogen sulphide gas, a byproduct of bitumen production.
Posted on May 10, 2012
With Alberta’s Western Canadian Select crude trading at $30 a barrel less than world oil prices, Canada must build a new pipeline to the West Coast for the sake of its economic health, says Scotiabank economist Patricia Mohr.
Posted on April 30, 2012
Giant mining machines towering over Churchill Square this week won’t be extracting riches from downtown Edmonton, but are part of an exercise to build awareness of mining’s impact on everyday life.
Posted on January 3, 2012
Oil producers could lose $72 billion over nine years if a pipeline to carry Alberta bitumen to the West Coast isn't built, a new report for the Alberta government says as community hearings for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway project …
Posted on December 29, 2011
The Alberta government offered a record number of oilsands tours to U.S. politicians, foreign diplomats, international reporters and others in 2011 to help curtail growing criticism.
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