Latest News for: Calgary mining


Carbon-Neutral Crypto Mining Picks Up Heat As The9 Acquires Montcrypto

Bitcoin Warrior 05 Jun 2021
... electricity supply for carbon-neutral crypto mining activity in Canada’s Calgary.

Community Involvement Key to Safe, Reclaimable Coal Mines: Industry Scientists

The Epoch Times 23 May 2021
Gord McKenna, a Calgary-based geotechnical engineer, said mines can become attractive and useful landscapes—as long as people don’t expect them to look the same as they did before.

Kyrgyz Republic says it took control of Kumtor gold mine due to Centerra 'abdication'

North Shore News 19 May 2021
CALGARY — The Kyrgyz Republic says it is taking control of the Kumtor gold mine for three months effective immediately in view of the "abdication of its fundamental duties of care" by Canadian owner and operator Centerra Gold Inc ... It says there was no response to the letter and it then learned that Kumtor mine managers had left the country.

'It was a going concern': Remaining bar and hotel in Alberta coal ghost town for sale

North Shore News 15 May 2021
— Built during the First World War, it survived the Great Depression, the Second World War and the closure of coal mines in the 1950s ... There were 12 coal mines and it was a bustling place ... The last working mine in the area, Sovereign Coal, closed in 1957 ... — By Bill Graveland in Calgary.

Kenney’s Coal ‘Review’ Is Just One More Betrayal

Resilience 04 May 2021
Coal mining will be subject ... And municipalities pleaded for secure water supplies because coal mining is a water hog ... “Trust is at a low ebb, especially since the government clearly remains open to new surface mines in the eastern slopes,” he recently wrote in paper for University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy.

Nevada named top mining jurisdiction in the world

Elko Daily Free Press 14 Apr 2021
CALGARY, Alberta -- Nevada is the most attractive jurisdiction in the world for mining investment, followed by Arizona and Saskatchewan, according to the Annual Survey of Mining Companies released by the Fraser Institute, an independent, nonpartisan Canadian policy think-tank ... 10 most attractive jurisdictions for mining investment.

S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

North Shore News 13 Apr 2021
TORONTO — An "unrelenting appetite for risk" by investors offset higher-than-expected U.S. inflation data and news of a major setback for a maker of COVID-19 vaccines, as some U.S. markets outperformed Canada's main stock index ... "So, on the one hand, we saw U.S ... jumped 4.61 per cent and Lundin Mining Corp ... -- By Dan Healing in Calgary ... .

Senators claim defenceman Victor Mete off waivers from Canadiens

Canoe 12 Apr 2021
Story continues below ...Honestly, there’s not really much to say right now,” said Byron, who was claimed by the Canadiens off waivers from the Calgary Flames before the start of the 2015-16 season ... I think his situation is obviously a little different than mine this year and a little bit more reminiscent of when I was in Calgary and put on waivers.”.

Barrick accepts reduced ownership stake in deal to restart Papua New Guinea gold mine

North Shore News 09 Apr 2021
CALGARY — Barrick Gold Corp. says its suspended gold mine in Papua New Guinea will resume operations later this year after negotiations to settle a bitter dispute with the national government resulted in the state taking a much larger ownership stake. The Porgera gold mine was ...

Corporate head office job losses a 'wake-up call' for Calgary

CTV 14 Mar 2021
For the veteran Calgary oilman whose name adorns the downtown Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, the recent closing of the facility due to falling membership is the “canary in the coal mine” for the Calgary economy ... .

Corporate head office job losses a 'wake-up call' for Calgary (Business)

Castanet 14 Mar 2021
Veteran oilman Jim Gray, 87, stands outside the YMCA named after his family, which will be closing, in Calgary, Alta. For the veteran Calgary oilman whose name adorns the downtown Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, the recent closing of the facility due to falling membership is the “canary in the coal mine” for the Calgary economy.

Electric vehicles expected to boost Canadian mining growth, industry panel agrees

North Shore News 09 Mar 2021
CALGARY — Mining industry insiders say opportunities for Canada are rising with world demand, technical advances and political support for electric vehicles ... we need new mines and it hasn't been easy to get new mines in Canada, in particular in the nickel industry but in others as well," he said.

Alberta utility TransAlta vows to be carbon neutral by 2050 as it notes $167M loss

Moosejaw Today 03 Mar 2021
CALGARY — Power generator TransAlta Corp ... The Calgary-based utility company is in the process of retiring its Edmonton-area thermal coal mining operations and converting all of its coal power generation in Canada to natural gas by the end of 2021, while eliminating its coal generation at a facility in Washington State by the end of 2025 ... .

Alberta eyes recall legislation, focuses on COVID-19 aid in spring sitting

Castanet 25 Feb 2021
the Christmas travel, a controversial and now-abandoned plan to pursue coal-mining in the Rocky Mountains, and a shelved plan to off-load some provincial parks. Calgary-based pollster Janet Brown said erosion of support for Kenney’s UCP is not as dire as some surveys ...

The Trouble With Canadian Aid

GlobalResearch 17 Feb 2021
Canadian aid has helped liberalize mining legislation in numerous countries. In the best-documented example, Ottawa began an $11 million project to re-write Colombia’s mining code in 1997 ... The CIDA/CERI proposal was submitted to Colombia’s Department of Mines and Energy and became law in 2001.