IPP&T Magazine Online

News


NewsArticles & newsNews

Mineral professionals come together to push global tailings initiative

March 7, 2019

In light of the global challenges faced around mine waste, particularly tailings, the Global Mineral Professionals Alliance (GMPA) will undertake the Global Action on Tailings initiative, announced at a recent GMPA meeting. “Today, tailings management is the most pressing issue

NewsArticles & newsNews

Business productivity falls while hours worked rise: StatsCan

March 6, 2019

The labour productivity of Canadian businesses fell by 0.4 per cent in the fourth quarter as output remained steady while the hours worked rose, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. Business activity remained unchanged after nine consecutive quarterly increases, according to

NewsArticles & newsNews

Ottawa pledges support for 2,100 western Canadian steelworkers

March 6, 2019

Ottawa today announced a $40-million investment in a $112.6-million project that will create 35 jobs and maintain more than 2,100 steel and aluminum jobs in western Canada. “Canadian steel producers and workers form the economic backbone of communities across our country,” says the Minister of

NewsArticles & newsNews

Elasto Proxy honours women in manufacturing

March 5, 2019

Elasto Proxy, a fabricator and distributor of seals, gaskets, and insulation, is marking International Women’s Day with a week-long series of digital events to honour the women who work for this growing, global company, based out of Boisbriand, Que. To

NewsArticles & newsNews

Ottawa’s Minerals and Metals Plan unveiled at PDAC

March 5, 2019

The Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan was unveiled yesterday at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto, Ont., with government officials on hand calling it a milestone in Canada’s mining history. “In a world increasingly looking for

NewsArticles & newsNews

E+H employees launch United Way fundraising campaign

March 5, 2019

For Endress+Hauser Canada, allying with the United Way this month ensures the benefits of staff charitable giving and volunteering will assist the communities in which they live. E+H is soliciting employee contributions from March 4-18, with a milestone goal of

NewsArticles & newsNews

China blocks canola shipments from Canada’s Richardson

March 5, 2019

China has canceled major Canadian agribusiness Richardson International Ltd’s registration to ship canola to China, according to a document listing approved exporters posted on the website of the Chinese customs administration on March 1. It wasn’t immediately clear why Richardson’s

NewsArticles & newsNews

2019 Indspire Awards showcase best and brightest in the Indigenous community

March 1, 2019

The 2019 Indspire Awards, held recently in Calgary, Alta., provided inspiration for Indigenous young people and serve to educate all Canadians about the tremendous contributions that Indigenous people are making across the country. Rio Tinto, a sponsor of Indspire’s Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering, had

NewsArticles & newsNews

Locked-out ABI workers demand Quebec premier take action

March 1, 2019

Workers from the ABI aluminum smelter, locked-out of their jobs for nearly 14 months, gathered today at François Legault’s constituency office to ask the Quebec Premier a simple question: “What are you doing, Mr. Legault?” The workers are protesting the Legault government’s

NewsArticles & newsNews

Mineral, coal exploration continues at torrid pace in B.C.

March 1, 2019

After several years of decline, 2018 marked the second consecutive annual increase in mineral and coal exploration expenditure in British Columbia, according to the British Columbia Mineral and Coal Exploration Survey. “Over the last year we’ve seen continued revitalization of grassroots and