New Brunswick Mining News

Canada to fully phase out coal power by 2030

Gov’t will work with the four provinces that still burn coal to reach the goal of making sure 90% of Canada's electricity comes from sustainable sources by 2010.

Canadians spent over $32bn in mining acquisitions in first half of 2016

Overall, Canadian deal-making in the first half of the year fell in line with the global cooling down trend that has followed the record valuations of 2015.

Decision on TransCanada's Energy East closer than ever as federal board begins review

The East Energy pipeline is expected to generate $55 billion in economic benefit for Canada and create over 3,300 operational jobs across the country.

Authorities to assess unwanted potash deposit in Canada's New Brunswick

Province wants to assess the remaining potash resource, if any, near the now closed Penobsquis mine.

TransCanada's Energy East pipeline faces Quebec injunction

The provincial government asked the court to order a halt until the project has complied with the environmental laws in place.

PotashCorp mothballs Picadilly mine, leaves more than 420 jobless

The indefinite suspension of the Picadilly mine, in Canada's New Brunswick, is expected to cut the company's capital costs by $50 million in 2016 and $135 million over the next two years.

TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline costs up 30 pct to $15.7bn

The firm has filed an amended application, which makes nearly 700 changes to the route in response to concerns about environmentally sensitive areas.

Junior spikes 37% on tungsten-moly mine approval

Okay from New Brunswick government comes with 40 environmental conditions.

Job-seekers in Alberta consider move east as opportunities arise in The Maritimes

The Maritimes have long been portrayed as an area of economic stagnation, with a stream of job-seekers headed to all points west. However, it may be time to re-evaluate that depiction.

New study says Energy East Pipeline would hurt whales

Report claims that noise from tanker traffic causes heightened levels of stress for the North Atlantic right whale, hindering the mammal’s ability to communicate.

Groups ask Gov’t to suspend TransCanada Corp’s Energy East pipeline application

More than 60 Canadian groups are urging the National Energy Board to suspend its review of TransCanada's application for its Energy East pipeline.

Maine’s mining rules review may open door to Canadian gold, copper project

Canada's J.D. Irving Ltd. hopes to build a massive open-pit copper and gold mine at the state's Bald Mountain.

Canadian premiers say Energy East pipeline a 'nation-building' exercise

Ontario and Alberta agree the controversial $12bn Energy East pipeline is a “nation-building” exercise and said they'd work together on the issue.

Quebec sets conditions for TransCanada as poll shows falling support for pipeline

TransCanada Corp’s key projects face increasing hurdles locally and across the border.

New Brunswick’s Picadilly potash mine to start production

PotashCorp. still plans to close the old mine.

Nova Scotia to use fracking waste at cement plant

Five million litres of wastewater will be disposed at the Brookfield-based plant following a successful pilot project earlier this spring.

Canada’s Nova Scotia introduces ruling to ban fracking

The proposed law, however, would allow fracking for testing and research purposes.

Canadian government ‘not pleased’ with Nova Scotia’s plans to ban fracking

The Atlantic province will introduce legislation to prohibit high-volume hydraulic fracturing for onshore shale gas this fall.

Trevali discovers new zone at New Brunswick project

New multi-lens zone at Stratmat deposit, part of the Vancouver-junior's past-producing zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold project in the Bathurst mining camp.

PotashCorp mine closure put off for now

The company is temporarily extending operations at its Penobsquis mine in New Brunswick, citing tight conditions in the granular potash market.

Big bump for Trevali shares after positive PEA for Caribou

Restart of past-producing zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mine in New Brunswick now set for second quarter next year.

Alberta most attractive mining destination in Canada, third worldwide

Other two Canadian jurisdictions —New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador— also made it to the top 10 worldwide. Kyrgyzstan and Venezuela, named the two countries mining enthusiasts should stay away from.

Canadian First Nation free to protest against shale gas— judge

A Moncton court lifted Monday an injunction against the Elsipogtog First Nation that prevented them from blocking SWN Resources' operations.

Violent shale gas protests in New Brunswick threaten to hit rest of Canada

A wave of pacific demonstrations hit the country Thursday evening and more are expected on Friday.

TransCanada $12bn west-east pipeline to create 10,000 jobs—report

Report prepared by Deloitte & Touche shows the pipeline could also generate $10 billion in GDP just in the construction phase.