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Québec Mines conference to explore mineral resources, Aboriginal concerns and Korean opportunities

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-10
Québec City, QC - Québec Mines 2014, scheduled for November 17-24, 2014, at the Québec City convention centre, expects to see 2,000 participants. Based on the theme ‘Mineral Resources to Transform the World’,...

Cleanup of former Saskatchewan uranium mill a challenging task

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-04
Uranium City, SK - It was more than 50 years ago that the Saskatchewan uranium mill closed. This mill played a key part of Canada’s nuclear history and now, once again, heavy machinery can be seen rumbling across the remote northern...

British Columbia's budget back on solid ground if cost growth can be contained: report

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-03
Ottawa – British Columbia's balanced budget in fiscal year 2013-14 will be just the first of several in a row -- if the province can rein in growth in spending on health and education, according to The Conference Board of Canada's first...

All BC mines ordered to conduct safety inspections by December

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-19
Vancouver — The British Columbia government has ordered every mining operation in the province to conduct safety inspections following a massive tailings pond breach at a gold and copper mine.

Industrial product price index sees primary ferrous metal products advance 9.4%

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-04
Ottawa – Statistics Canada’s Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) was down 0.5% in May 2014, mainly because of lower prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index (RMPI) declined 0.4%, mostly as a result...

Mining, quarrying and oil & gas extraction see declines in April

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-02
Ottawa – Canada’s real gross domestic product grew 0.1% in April 2014, the same pace as in March, Statistics Canada reports.

Industrial water use dominated by three industry groups

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-02
Ottawa - Thermal-electric power producers remained the country's dominant user of water in 2011, according to the latest results from Statistics Canada’s Industrial Water Survey, released July 2, 2014.

Five-year contract signed for maintenance of equipment at Labrador iron ore mine

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-02
Labrador City, NL - Metso has agreed to a five-year life-cycle services contract with The Kami Mine Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Alderon, with respect to the development of its Kami iron ore project located in the Western Labrador...

Maintenance shutdowns at refineries result in drop in sales for April

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-16
Ottawa - Manufacturing sales edged down 0.1% in April 2014 to $50.9 billion, the first decrease in four months, Statistics Canada reports in its latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing. Declines in the petroleum and coal product, aerospace...

Tablet Power at the Worksite

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-01
Imagine this maintenance scenario: Using a tablet computer, an electrician photographs a Quick Response code, or QR code, pasted on an electrical cabinet. Within seconds, the tablet locates a raft of detailed information specific to this piece...