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Russian container ship being towed

Posted on October 18, 2014

The Russian oil container that lost power off the coast of Haida Gwaii is being towed away by a Canadian Coast Guard vessel. Thursday evening the tanker lost power and there was concern the vessel might run aground on Haida …

Oil container adrift off Haida Gwaii

Posted on October 17, 2014

Carrying 400 tonnes of Bunker C fuel oil and 50 tonnes of diesel fuel

New leadership at Caterpillar's resource group

Posted on October 16, 2014

Steve Wunning retires.

COOL PIC OF THE DAY: Fixing the loader on a dump truck

Posted on October 13, 2014

Welder at work.

Canada will double diamond production in four years

Posted on October 13, 2014

With the development of Gahcho Kué and Renard mines underway.

INFOGRAPHIC: Atmospheres of the solar system

Posted on October 13, 2014

Venus's atmosphere is not hospitable.

PM Tony Abbott's 'coal is good for humanity' remarks derided

Posted on October 13, 2014

The Guardian and ABC News led with the remarks in its coverage.

Over 30,000 job applicants for newly-opened coal mine in Queensland

Posted on October 13, 2014

The US$3.4 billion project is expected to produce up to 5.5 million tonnes metallurgical coal per year and create 500 jobs in Queensland.

INFOGRAPHIC: A short biography of sterling silver

Posted on October 13, 2014

We know so little about 925 silver jewellery and its place in the fashion world. Much of the fashion jewellery online nowadays are made from sterling silver jewellery. Here’s a short history on silver: Infographic from GemLn.  

IMAGE GALLERY: That's a steep drop off

Posted on October 8, 2014

Don't look down.


Posted on October 7, 2014

Cool pics.

'No discussion taking place with Glencore': Rio Tinto

Posted on October 6, 2014

Preferring to "successfully execute" alone.

Taseko launches civil suit

Posted on October 6, 2014

Suit is significant for who it is naming.

IMAGE GALLERY: Pick-up trucks that collided with mining equipment

Posted on October 6, 2014

Highway approved vehicles versus heavy equipment.

Gold, silver, oil collapse after jobs report

Posted on October 3, 2014

US dollar at a four-year high versus the Canadian dollar.

Your arm is a cheat sheet for geological time

Posted on September 24, 2014

You can find humans in a microscopic sliver at the tip of the fingernail.

ALROSA president resigns for health reasons

Posted on September 22, 2014

Vice-president becomes acting president. recognized by Canadian Online Publishing Awards in three categories

Posted on September 19, 2014

Best email, social media and online campaign.

Cat dealer sales fall 10 pct

Posted on September 19, 2014

Resource industry sales were awful.

Sand miner is on a tear

Posted on September 19, 2014

A year-to-date double.

Bitcoin dips under $400

Posted on September 19, 2014


INFOGRAPHIC: The ABC's of filing an IPO

Posted on September 18, 2014

It's just that easy.

PIC OF THE DAY: Blasting at Blue Ridge Summit

Posted on September 18, 2014


Tweet of the day: Deflation in the US

Posted on September 18, 2014


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