British Columbia

Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Authorities said Grupo Mexico lied about a spill of 40,000 cubic meters of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam in the northern state of Sonora.

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca

Ross Beaty on the end of his Lumina Group dynasty

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 19, 2014
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"I am really pleased that First Quantum has successfully acquired our Taca Taca deposit."

Jack Caldwell

Mt. Polley: Expert panel review

Jack Caldwell | August 19, 2014
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"I do not believe a better panel could be found."

Bennett unveils 2 plans sparked by Mount Polley

Jeffrey Richmond | August 18, 2014
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"Everything is on the table."

Imperial Metal to raise $100 M to cover Mount Polley cleanup costs

Business in Vancouver | August 15, 2014
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Imperial’s battered stocks took a healthy bump of more than 10%.

Before and after satellite photos of the Mount Polley tailings pond spill

Michael Allan McCrae | August 14, 2014
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Destructive path down the length of Hazeltine Creek

Imperial Metals evicted by B.C. First Nation

Jeffrey Richmond | August 13, 2014
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Band cites Mount Polley disaster in rejecting mine development.

Mexican copper mine 'too slow' to report spill

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 13, 2014
Mexican copper mine too slow to report spill: authorities

Grupo Mexico has denied reports claiming it did not immediately report a massive acid spill from its Buenavista mine in the country's north.

Satellite photo shows impact of Mount Polley breach

Michael Allan McCrae | August 12, 2014
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An estimated 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic metres of fine sand was released.

Protesters slam Imperial Metals over Mount Polley

Jeffrey Richmond | August 12, 2014
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"We have two once pristine lakes that are now Imperial Metals tailings ponds."

Mexico copper mine spill pollutes water supplies 40 km from U.S. border

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 12, 2014
Mexico copper mine spill pollutes water supplies 40 km from U.S. border

While Canada and the U.S. look at Mount Polley disaster's aftermath, another big spill has contaminated rivers a bit further south.

What the Mount Polley disaster means for mining companies: Steve Todoruk

Sprott Group | August 11, 2014
What the Mount Polley Disaster Means for Mining Companies

The mining industry can’t give guarantees just as airlines can’t.

Imperial Metals shareholders mull lawsuit

Jeffrey Richmond | August 11, 2014
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Proposed move to recover investor losses after tailings pond disaster, share price plunge.

Canada’s Mount Polley disaster: experts warned tailings pond 'getting large'

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 10, 2014
Canada’s Mount Polley disaster: experts warned tailings pond 'getting large'

Consulting company claims it told Imperial Metals how important it was to monitor the tailings “to prevent problems in the future."

Bernard von Schulmann

Mining industry at a crossroads

Bernard von Schulmann | August 10, 2014
mining industry at a crossroads

Some of what is missing is any sense that the company is being open and transparent.

Imperial Metals was a miner in best-practices process at time of breach

Prince George Citizen | August 8, 2014
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'It's confounding'

As depressing as Bre-X: a week of Imperial Metals commentary

MINING.com Editor | August 8, 2014

A chilling effect.

Mining tycoon, Calgary Flames co-owner, also Imperial Metals’ largest shareholder

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 8, 2014
Mining tycoon, Calgary Flames co-owner, also Imperial Metals’ largest shareholder

N. Murray Edwards has a 36% stake in Imperial Metals, owner of Mount Polley mine.

Imperial Metals: Here come the protests

MINING.com Editor | August 8, 2014
Imperial Metals protest

Both in Vancouver.

Alaskans uneasy over another Imperial Metals mine nearing end of construction

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 8, 2014
Alaskans uneasy over another Imperial Metals mine nearing end of construction

The Red Chris copper and gold project, in northwest B.C., is located near the Iskut River, a major tributary of the Stikine River, which ends in southeast Alaska.

Mount Polley water advisory remains in place after preliminary testing

Michael Allan McCrae | August 7, 2014
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However, some contaminants could not be tested.

Imperial Metals ordered to stop toxic tailings spill

Jeffrey Richmond | August 7, 2014
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Miner could face massive fines.

Time needed to gauge breach effects of broken tailings pond, says prof

Prince George Citizen | August 7, 2014
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"There's a cascading effect of concerns here."

Canada’s Mount Polley disaster sparks concern over US mines

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 7, 2014
Canada’s Mount Polley disaster sparks concern over US mines

Firm that designed, engineered, and oversaw the construction of the Mount Polley tailings dam, Knight Piesold, is said to be involved in copper mine proposals in Minnesota.

Premier Christy Clark to visit town near Mount Polley

Michael Allan McCrae | August 7, 2014
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It has been three days since the tailings dam broke.

Looking for the next big thing? Jason Sawatzky has a suggestion

The Energy Report | August 7, 2014
Jason Sawatzky has a suggestion

For him, the word is "oilfield services."

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