• Results 1 - 10 of 51 under Environment
    1 2 3 4 5 6 >
    Mining needed to meet mineral needs of renewable energy
    Mining needed to meet mineral needs of renewable energy. Soaring demand and shortages in mineral supplies threaten renewable energy expansion A recent report by the United Nations predicts that wind, solar and other renewable energies will eventually account for most
    Trying to go green? You need mining

    A recent article in the Vancouver Sun illustrates the near impossibility of making greener decisions – like biking to work – without mining. 

    Oil sands operators increase recycling and decrease fresh water use

    The Financial Post recently published a special report on water use in the oil sands written by Mark Young.

    Environmental Regulations and Mining Investment in Canada
    The recently released federal Budget 2012 contained changes to how resource and mining projects would be approved. According to the budget announcement by Jim Flaherty “we will streamline the review process for such projects, according to the following principle: one project, one review, completed in a clearly defined time period."
    Arizona Mining Review: 2014 Interview with Dr. Kenneth Green

    Watch Dr. Kenneth Green, Director of the Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2013, as he discusses Arizona’s performance in the survey with Arizona State Geologist Lee Allison on Arizona Mining Review.

    Cleaning up mining: a new industry group hopes to raise the profile of cleaner mining innovations
    The mining industry is often portrayed as a dirty industry, using old technologies and without regard for the environment. Yet increasingly, the mining industry is taking a proactive approach to improving environmental performance and using new technologies that decrease water and energy use, minimize environmental disturbances, and better remediate mine sites after mining operations are complete.
    Do we need to expand our natural resource base through space exploration?
    While the concept of mining in space has been in science fiction for decades, it now could be closer to reality.
    Mining and Sustainable Development: New research series released by ICMM
    The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has launched a new research series to describe the role of mining and metals in sustainable development. The first in the series, Mining’s Contribution to Sustainable Development, was launched at the Rio+20 summit.
    EPA casts doubt on Pebble Mine

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a new report casting a large shadow over the prospects for the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska. The EPA study is not an evaluation of a specific mining proposal, but rather, assesses the potential impacts of mining in the Bristol Bay region by creating 3 mining scenarios.

    The Grouse that Roared: A dodo bird?

    First, let me say that I have nothing against Sage Grouse. And, I can’t say that I’ve ever seen one. I would say that puts me with almost 90 percent of people who also live in areas where Sage Grouse range from southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada to southeastern California. The Sage Grouse population has be declining dramatically primarily because of loss of habitat. 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 >