MiningFacts.org examines the Canadian mining industry’s activities and impacts on the environment, communities and economies in Canada and around the world.
12/9/2013 09:59:17 AM
Statistics Canada has released new figures on the value of Canada’s natural resource assets. In 2012, total natural resource assets were valued at $781 billion, a decrease of 30% from 2011 and reflective of lower prices received.
12/6/2013 11:36:03 AM
Quebec has seen a significant decline in the attractiveness of its policy environment for mining investment over the last five years, dropping from the top-ranked
jurisdiction in 2009/2010 to 11th place in 2012/2013. A new study released by the Fraser Institute explores the reasons for this decline.
12/4/2013 11:20:41 AM
When most people think about mining, they think about gold, diamonds, potash, coal, iron, and other metals and minerals. What they probably don’t think about is
sand. Apparently, they should
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