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Murray River mine shelved, Chinese workers sent home

Coal mine near Tumbler Ridge is being put on care and maintenance until it receives the necessary permits and market conditions improve.

Controversial BC coal mine green-lighted with conditions

BC government grants environmental assessment certificate with 24 conditions.

HD pushes forward with proposed $300m coal mine near Tumbler Ridge

British Columbia was accepting comments until Thursday (January 29) on a proposal for the Murray River coal river mine that HD Mining wants to build near Tumbler Ridge.

Environmental review begins on HD Mining’s coal mine

A joint environmental review is now underway for a controversial underground coal mine proposed for Tumbler Ridge that would employ close to 500 temporary foreign workers in its first year of operation.

HD Mining could make Murray River coal mine decision by 2016

A controversial mining project in Tumbler Ridge, BC, would include a massive conveyor belt to transport coal underneath the Murray River, a mining executive told an industry conference.

Canada to lose 695 coal mining jobs in same province bringing Chinese workers

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.

Mining in Canada’s B.C. remains strong, but facing labour, indigenous issues

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.

BC coal project faces fresh woes over foreign workers

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.

Canadian miner that hired hundreds of Chinese can continue to do so: government

A Federal Court judge ruled HD Mining properly applied for the 201 worker permits, according to Canada's Labour Market Opinions process.

Canadian HR minister taken to task over court order on Chinese coal miners headed for BC

Finley must ensure disclosure of documents about temporary foreign workers and their permits from HD Mining