Saturday, October 23, 2021

Gold miners Agnico Eagle and Kirkland Lake Gold sign merger deal

September 28, 2021 9:21 am TORONTO — Gold miners Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. have agreed to merge. Under the deal announced Tuesday , Kirkland Lake Gold...

Canadian Chamber of Commerce urges federal parties to talk critical minerals strategy

September 2, 2021 4:06 pm WASHINGTON — The relentless march of climate change, a burgeoning tech sector and the ongoing federal election campaign make now the perfect time to explore...

Canadian coal company appeals tough U.S. selenium rule as provinces consider mines

August 28, 2021 9:01 am A Canadian coal-mining giant is fighting new American environmental rules that tighten restrictions on the release of a contaminant toxic to fish.  On Aug. 13, Teck...

BHP Group gives long-awaited go ahead for Jansen potash mine in Saskatchewan

August 17, 2021 7:16 am SASKATOON — Australian mining giant BHP Group says it has approved $7.5 billion in capital spending to build its Jansen potash project in Saskatchewan. "This is...

Centerra Gold reports US$851.7M Q2 loss after Kyrgyz Republic took control of Kumtor

August 10, 2021 10:16 am TORONTO — Centerra Gold Inc. reported a loss of US$851.7 million in its latest quarter as a result of a move by the Kyrgyz Republic...

Barrick Gold reports increased profit, sees only modest effects from inflation

August 9, 2021 12:51 pm TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. expects to see only modest effects from rising inflation this year, said chief executive Mark Bristow.  “There is some pressure, it...

Federal government says proposed coal mine in southwestern Alberta can’t proceed

August 6, 2021 6:56 pm OTTAWA — The federal government says the proposed Grassy Mountain coal project in southwestern Alberta cannot proceed. Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson made the...

Two-month strike at Vale mine in Sudbury to end after workers approve contract

August 4, 2021 1:26 pm SUDBURY, Ont. — The first strike at Vale Canada in more than a decade is drawing to a close after unionized workers at the Sudbury,...

Two Alberta First Nations want court to allow appeal of decision on coal mine

July 22, 2021 3:16 pm A second Alberta First Nation wants a court to allow it to appeal a review board's decision that an open-pit coal mine in the Rocky...

Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

July 16, 2021 5:16 pm CALGARY — The company behind a proposed open-pit coal mine in Alberta's Rocky Mountains has filed a request to appeal a decision by a review...

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Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...

Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...