The recent publication of the Government of Canada’s Introduction to the Crown-Indigenous Working Group for the Potential Oil Sands Mining Effluent Regulations paper provides important information highlighting how regulations could enable the oilsands mining industry to accelerate land reclamation by working towards an important part of the solution — managing major volumes of mine water the sector […]
Much has happened over the past two years, with impacts from the ongoing pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine being felt on a global scale with both having brought the security of supply vulnerabilities into sharp focus for many countries and consequently accelerating the desire of Canadians to source and produce locally, with greater self-reliance. […]
Globally, an estimated 29,000 to 35,000 tailings storage facilities contain 223 billion tonnes of tailings.
The integrated approach of Towards Sustainable Mining enhances community confidence in the way companies mine
Current global unrest and ongoing impacts from the pandemic have brought the security of supply of energy and resource products into sharp focus, not just for Canadians but our allies around the world.
In the North, some mines risk leaking acid if the permafrost melts, while across Canada heavier rainfall will add strain to tailings dams and a lack of it could throw operations.
International scrutiny comes as Canada works toward new rules that could see release of treated water for first time
The Mining Association of Canada expands its Tailings Management Protocol, part of its Towards Sustainable Mining program
Canada’s oil sands mining industry on Thursday outlined proposals to release treated water from tailings ponds into northern Alberta’s Athabasca River, a move environmental groups say risks damaging one of the world’s largest freshwater deltas.
A United Nations body that monitors some of the world’s greatest natural glories is in Canada again to assess government responses to ongoing threats to the country’s largest national park, including plans to release treated oil sands tailings into its watershed.