Weak commodity prices hurt Teck's three core business units —coal, copper and zinc— but coal was particularly hard hit due to increased supply from Australia, the company said.
While Walter Energy shuts down two coal mines, leaving hundreds unemployed, HD Mining International plans to bring up to 480 Chinese workers to British Columbia.
The federal government has the authority to approve Northern Gateway without the support of a majority of residents. The question for the Prime Minister and his cabinet is should they ignore the will of the people, particularly when they've made their wishes known in a formal vote?
Eagle Spirit Energy Holdings and Aquilini Group say they have signed non-disclosure agreements with a substantial number of First Nations in northern British Columbia to earn a “social licence” for the project.
No injuries. No motive.
Sector still relatively small compared to central Canada and the US.
Canada should allow more private ownership of mineral rights, particularly from First Nations, says the Fraser Institute latest report.
New deadline is Friday April 4, 2014.
While the levels detected are said to be "extremely" low, the finding evidences the radioactive plume of contaminated water heading across the Pacific Ocean after the disaster has already reached North America.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the weight of the environmental assessment compelled his government to reject the New Prosperity mine proposal.
It is not clear whether the agreement means the two firms are now in talks for a friendly takeover deal.
The judicial review will continue to run its course.
"Significant adverse environmental effects that cannot be mitigated."
If all goes as planned, junior miner Fortune Minerals will operate three projects in Canada in the foreseeable future.
Lower prices for key products.
If it goes through, the proposed deal will make Goldcorp the No. 1 gold producer in the Canadian province of Quebec.
Matthew Huszar, a University of British Columbia geology graduate, went missing in Dec. 2011.
B.C. saw several projects expand, as well as new mines to begin construction, which drove job creation. But mining also faced opposition and labour shortage.
Halifax-based gold miner it plans to make an $11-million bid for Vancouver junior.
Gold sector's situation is about to get worse.
Analysts said Baja is done.
Canada's United Steelworkers union is asking the British Columbia Supreme Court to revoke the HD's exploration permit, alleging local authorities granted it without addressing safety concerns.
Hedge fund manager Jon Richard Carnes wrote a false negative report in 2011 about the silver miner in order to profit from its falling share price.
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