Mining.com – Canadian miners want to launch clean resources supercluster

Six organizations working in the mining sector submitted an application to the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative with the idea of creating a clean resources supercluster. The Canada Mining Innovation Council, the Centre for Excellence in Mining...
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Terrace Standard- Seabridge Gold Alaskan salmon complaint dismissed. Seabridge Gold inches one step closer to completing its mining project

Canada’s National Contact Point (NCP) has dismissed a complaint against Seabridge Gold by the South East Alaska Conservation Council against the company’s KSM mining project in northern British Columbia. The NCP is a federal agency that operates within the Canadian...
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N.W.T. government paying for Mactung upkeep, a mineral exploration site it shares with Yukon

The N.W.T. government is paying $87,000 to clean up an exploration site that straddles the N.W.T/Yukon border. On Aug. 31, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources contracted the work out to KBL Environmental Services, to be done in the spring. In light of this, Frame...
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APTN News –  UNDRIP not likely to apply retroactively, Bennett says in Labrador talking circle

On the eve of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology to residential school survivors in Labrador, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett and Labrador MP Yvonne Jones met with Muskrat Falls land protectors for a sharing circle and to talk...
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DeSmog – B.C. Urged to Review Industry-Funded Science Behind Approval of Gravel Mine.

By Judith Lavoie. A controversial proposal for a gravel mine at the mouth of a salmon-bearing creek on Howe Sound is a graphic illustration of a broken environmental assessment process – one that relies on science paid for by the proponent, say opponents of the Burnco...
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AP – UN calls for ˜zero-failure” protocol for mine waste and tailings ponds.

The United Nations wants action on mining waste storage sites, described by many as ‘ticking time bombs’ that unleash torrents of incredibly toxic water when they fail. BILLINGS, Mont. – A string of mining waste disasters over the past decade show better...
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AP-  Alaska takes Canada mining concerns to Secretary Tillerson

JUNEAU, Alaska – Officials in Alaska want the U.S. State Department to raise with the Canadian government concerns about the impacts of British Columbia mining on waters that flow across the border. Gov. Bill Walker, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and Alaska’s congressional...
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Imperial Metals NR – Imperial Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Vancouver | November 14 , 2017 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports comparative financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016, as summarized in this release and discussed in detail in the Managements...
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Williams Lake Tribune –  Remediation plan focus of upcoming Mount Polley meeting. Imperial Metals will share its pollution abatement report Thursday, Nov. 16 at a public meeting in Williams Lake. By Monica Lamb-Yorski. A remediation plan from Imperial Metals for the Mount...
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Vancouver Sun – Environmental group resigns from advisory panel for Gibraltar Mine.

By Kevin Griffin. An environmental group says it is making “absolutely no progress” in improving water management conditions and is resigning from an advisory committee for B.C.’ Gibraltar Mine. The Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society said its focus as a...
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CBC –  Low royalty rates, lax oversight mean N.W.T.’s missing out on mining revenues: report.

‘The N.W.T. lags behind other Canadian jurisdictions in exploration investment.’ The Northwest Territories is essentially giving away its mineral resources for little financial return compared to some other jurisdictions in the world, according to a recent report...
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DeSmog –  Canada Has Second-Worst Mining Record in World: UN.

By Judith Lavoie. Canada has more mine tailings spills than most other countries in the world, according to a report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which urges governments and the mining industry to improve safety, accountability and oversight. During the...
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