The Mining Association of Nova Scotia is calling on the provincial government to strike a better balance between protecting jobs and protecting land.
Nova Scotia Mining News
At full tilt, New Gold's Rainy River mine is expected to produce about 325,000 ounces of gold annually, during its 14-year estimated mine life.
The Mining ROCKS! contest, now in its fourth year, hopes to inspire children to learn about the industry, get creative and win big.
Current coal production is being stockpiled on site, and trucked and stored up at the Provincial Energy Ventures port in Sydney, Cape Breton, for export.
When the company's Pine Cove pit mine stops producing in about eight months, work will begin to turn it into a tailings storage facility with capacity of up to 7 million tonnes.
The sale of Santa Gertrudis has given GoGold much-needed cash to pay off its $46.3-million debt with the Bank of Montreal.
Donkin coal mine, in Cape Breton, has had at least 10 compliance orders and 29 warnings since it began producing in February, a report claims.
Three major new mines are expected to open in the Canadian province this year, bringing new jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment in the province.
The junior miner claims the Department of Antioquia's mining authority did not process its exploration application in accordance with the country’s mining code.
The tragic accident was the result of "incompetence, mismanagement, bureaucratic bungling, deceit, ruthlessness... and cynical indifference," an official report said.
While the company had other projects in the country, the Bayan Khundii gold project went from greenfield prospect to being its main asset in roughly nine months.
The Canadian junior explorer argues its exploration application was not processed in accordance with the country’s mining code.
Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to being Erdene’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.
The junior miner claims the mining authority did not process its exploration application in accordance with the country’s mining code.
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.
Zonte Metals announces acquisition of an Intrusion Related Gold Target in the Tintina Gold Belt in the Yukon.
Zonte Metals Inc is pleased to announce it has signed a binding Letter Agreement to option and acquire 100% of the McConnells Jest project, in the Tintina Gold Belt in the Yukon Territory, which is composed of 172 claims totaling approximately 3371 hectares.
One of them, Vancouver-based junior Atlantic Gold, hopes to turn the province into a regular supplier of the precious metal.
A Vancouver company says it plans to acquire and restart a gold-mining operation on Nova Scotia's east coast.
Project consists of two open-pit mines forecast to produce 87,000 ounces of the yellow metal a year during their eight to nine years of mine life.
Canada’s Erdene Resource is one of the very few miners to have never encountered issues in the East Asian nation.
The company's Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to the company’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.
The new technique could help improve environmental outcomes as it uses bacteria instead of chemicals such as cyanide.
While the province says the proposed ruling will cut red tape, environmental groups claim it doesn't do enough to prevent mining on privately protected lands.
The Atlantic Canada province now has two strikes against it in the eyes of Nova Scotia’s mining companies.
Name change reflects a switch on the company's focus.