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Ore is dropped into a dump truck to be brought to the surface at the 610 foot level of Vale SA garson mine in Sudbury, Ont., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Unionized workers at the Sudbury Vale mine have voted 85% to accept a collective agreement, ending the first strike at the Sudbury mine in more than a decade. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Gino Donato

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

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

 

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson speaks to media during the Liberal cabinet retreat at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Wilkinson says Ottawa will step in to conduct assessments of new coal mines that could release the contaminant selenium.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

‘Appropriate’: Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects over selenium concerns

Selenium is common in coal-bearing rocks and is found throughout Alberta’s coal beds

 

A miner taps material in a flash furnace at the Vale smelter complex in Copper Cliff, Ont. on Wednesday December 8, 2010. A steelworkers union in Sudbury, Ont., is going on strike for the first time in over 10 years after a majority of its members rejected a tentative deal with Vale Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Gino Donato

Sudbury miners go on strike after rejecting deal from Vale Canada

Sudbury miners go on strike after rejecting deal from Vale Canada

 

A federal strategy to preserve threatened trout could conflict with provincial coal leases in the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies. (Black Press file photo).

Federal regulations could save Alberta’s bull trout by shutting down mining plans, says biologist

Ottawa’s new strategy identifies a 30-metre protected area along rivers and streams

A federal strategy to preserve threatened trout could conflict with provincial coal leases in the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies. (Black Press file photo).

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

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

Abraham Kublu stands outside the Elders Qammaq in Iqaluit, on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2021, as part of a gathering to support hunters from Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay who are protesting at the Mary River mine. The mining company has filed an application for an injunction against the hunters who are blocking the mine’s road and air strip in protest of its proposed expansion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Emma Tranter

Mining company asking court for injunction against protesting Nunavut hunters

Blockade set up last week at the Mary River mine on Baffin Island

Abraham Kublu stands outside the Elders Qammaq in Iqaluit, on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2021, as part of a gathering to support hunters from Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay who are protesting at the Mary River mine. The mining company has filed an application for an injunction against the hunters who are blocking the mine’s road and air strip in protest of its proposed expansion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Emma Tranter
Financial numbers flow on the digital ticker tape at the TMX Group in Toronto's financial district on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Canadian silver mining companies give up Monday’s gains as apparent squeeze fails

Canadian silver mining companies give up Monday’s gains as apparent squeeze fails

Financial numbers flow on the digital ticker tape at the TMX Group in Toronto's financial district on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
A journalist films four gold bars worth US$2 million, which are part of the new gold exhibition in the money museum in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Endeavour Mining Corp. has signed a deal to buy Teranga Gold Corp. in an all-stock deal valued at about $2.4 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Probst

Endeavour Mining inks deal to buy Teranga Gold for $2.4 billion in shares

Endeavour Mining inks deal to buy Teranga Gold for $2.4 billion in shares

A journalist films four gold bars worth US$2 million, which are part of the new gold exhibition in the money museum in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Endeavour Mining Corp. has signed a deal to buy Teranga Gold Corp. in an all-stock deal valued at about $2.4 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Probst
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to hold a press conference at the Ford Connectivity and Innovation Centre in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 8 2020. There’s a huge opportunity for Canada to help supply the world’s growing need for “energy transition metals” used in electric vehicle and power storage batteries but it faces stiff competition from other countries, especially China, observers say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

But mining for metals needed for electrification faces obstacles due to low prices

But mining for metals needed for electrification faces obstacles due to low prices

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to hold a press conference at the Ford Connectivity and Innovation Centre in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 8 2020. There’s a huge opportunity for Canada to help supply the world’s growing need for “energy transition metals” used in electric vehicle and power storage batteries but it faces stiff competition from other countries, especially China, observers say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Ivanhoe Mines confirms third death from falling bucket in South African mine shaft

Ivanhoe Mines confirms third death from falling bucket in South African mine shaft

Ivanhoe Mines confirms third death from falling bucket in South African mine shaft

Ivanhoe Mines confirms third death from falling bucket in South African mine shaft
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques attends an annual general meeting in Perth, May 9, 2019. Jacques will leave the Anglo-Australian mining giant by March, 2021, over the destruction of the sacred sites, the company said on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (Will Russell/AAP Image via AP)

Rio Tinto CEO to leave over destruction of Indigenous sites

Two rock shelters that had inhabited for 46,000 years destroyed

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Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques attends an annual general meeting in Perth, May 9, 2019. Jacques will leave the Anglo-Australian mining giant by March, 2021, over the destruction of the sacred sites, the company said on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (Will Russell/AAP Image via AP)
Canadian mining company sues US over Idaho water pollution

Canadian mining company sues US over Idaho water pollution

Canadian mining company sues US over Idaho water pollution

Canadian mining company sues US over Idaho water pollution
Dominion Diamond proposes transaction to exit CCAA status, reopen Ekati mine

Dominion Diamond proposes transaction to exit CCAA status, reopen Ekati mine

Dominion Diamond proposes transaction to exit CCAA status, reopen Ekati mine

Dominion Diamond proposes transaction to exit CCAA status, reopen Ekati mine
Pandemic blamed as Dominion Diamond enters court protection from creditors

Pandemic blamed as Dominion Diamond enters court protection from creditors

Pandemic blamed as Dominion Diamond enters court protection from creditors

Pandemic blamed as Dominion Diamond enters court protection from creditors
Quebec miners go back to work with new restrictions to limit COVID-19 spread

Quebec miners go back to work with new restrictions to limit COVID-19 spread

Quebec miners go back to work with new restrictions to limit COVID-19 spread

Quebec miners go back to work with new restrictions to limit COVID-19 spread
Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold

Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold

Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold

Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold
Ontario has signed agreements with two Indigenous communities in a move to build road access to the Ring of Fire region, in a March 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ontario signs Ring of Fire agreements with two northern First Nations

TORONTO — Ontario has signed agreements with two Indigenous communities in a…

Ontario has signed agreements with two Indigenous communities in a move to build road access to the Ring of Fire region, in a March 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)