A team of scientists is warning that current level of water used by oil sands producers may not be sustainable.
According to environmental scientist Peter Erskine, Australia will be left with a bill running into tens of billions of dollars unless the government starts taking mine rehabilitation seriously.
BHP’s coal chief believes the commodity is likely to remain under pressure for a while.
The companies will share access to data and lessons learned from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam facility — the world’s first full chain power sector CCS project.
The company still denies the alleged violations, but has agreed to settle the case solely to avoid the costs and uncertainties of continued litigation, it said.
The remaining 55 pipelines affected by a suspension order must stay closed until the company can demonstrate they're safe.
The largest synthetic crude oil processing facility in Canada is slowly recovering from a fire that damaged equipment and communication lines over the weekend.
The finding is more than double the age of the previous oldest known occurrence of reidite, believed to have formed about 450 million years ago.
U.S. Rare Earths Inc. will apply a new method that assists in the recycling, recovery and extraction process of the coveted elemenst, used as ingredients in magnets, batteries, catalytic converters and high-tech products
The Congress-led investigation aims to determine the agency’s role in triggering a 3-million-gallon toxic spill into Colorado’s Animas River on Aug. 5.
The goal is to develop an image algorithm that can classify material in a gold mine as high, medium or low grade ore, or waste.
Beginning this fall, the company will start digging the first in a series of pits, each the size of a football stadium, in Utah, about 265km (165 miles) from Salt Lake City.
Scientists from Canada, the U.S. and the U.K believe ancient sea water helped to the formation of diamonds hundreds of kilometres underground.
Not metaphorically, but literally – the deep sea is a gold mine, and that is just scratching the surface.
The World Coal Association (WCA) has today called for governments worldwide to show a genuine commitment to widening the deployment of all low emission technologies, in order to meet global energy needs and make significant cuts in CO2 emissions.
The Atlantic province has ended a program that guaranteed small-scale energy producers a sustainable fee for their electricity, and gave citizens an incentive to use renewable energy.
About 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater, triple previous estimates, have poured from an old Colorado gold mine into local streams since Wednesday last week.
The cuts represent 14% of what was once a 4,300 workforce.
While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was investigating pollutants at an old gold mine, it accidentally released an estimated one million gallons of mining waste into a creek.
Research shows campaigns to ban fracking are widespread.
On 1st anniversary of North America’s worst mine waste disaster, failures shown to be global trend attributable to industry & regulatory failure to implement best practices.
Findings of a new research show the 11% fall in carbon emissions between 2007 and 2013 was caused mainly by depressed market conditions.
Scientists and engineers develop innovative technologies for enhanced resource efficiency of critical technology metals.
The deals represent two ground-breaking initiatives to make Canada’s mining industry more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly.
A day after reporting a significant jump in the number of pipeline failures, the Alberta Energy Regulator is now investigating one of the biggest ruptures in the province in years.
The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent its three-month orbiting mission sending back data to a group of scientists based at the firm’s headquarters in Redmond, WA.
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