Oregon Mining News

Paramount bags Oregon gold mine in $11.5M deal

Shareholders in Calico Resources (TSXV:CKB) enjoyed a hefty bump to their holdings after the company announced it is being bought out by Paramount Gold Nevada (NYSEMKT:PZG).

Oregon becomes first US state to ban coal-fired power

The Clean Energy and Coal Transition Act commits to eliminating the use of coal-fired power by 2035 and to double the amount of renewable energy by 2040.

Canada’s coal port plans anger activists

Climate change activists are calling for a halt in Canada’s plans to build a new coal export terminal on British Columbia’s Fraser River and expand an existing one in North Vancouver.

Barges to transport coal between Oregon and China are closer to reality

Covered barges that will transport coal between two Oregon ports for shipment to Asia are closer to reality after the Morrow Pacific coal export project signed letters of intent with two Portland manufacturing firms.