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Ontario Releases Renewed Mineral Development Strategy

In March of this year we reported that Ontario was seeking input to renew the province’s Mineral Development Strategy Ontario Renews Mineral Development Strategy Today Ontario released its renewed 10 year Mineral Development Strategy, which it says is designed to position Ontario as … Continue reading

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Mining Company and Supervisor Fined $88,000 After Workers Exposed to Hazard

The Ontario Provincial Offences Court has fined FNX Mining Company Inc. and one of its supervisors a total of $88,000 for safety violations at the Craig Mine in the City of Greater Sudbury. On September 7, 2013, two workers at … Continue reading

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Ontario Renews Mineral Development Strategy

Ontario is seeking input to renew the province’s Mineral Development Strategy to attract further investment into the sector. The province is seeking input from stakeholders on how to renew the Mineral Development Strategy by releasing a discussion paper as well as a … Continue reading

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Mining company ordered to pay $220,712 for violating federal Fisheries Act and Metal Mining Effluent Regulations

March 17, 2014 – Val-d’Or, Quebec The Century Mining Corporation (Sigma-Lamaque mines) in Val-d’Or, Quebec, was found guilty of violating the Fisheries Act and ordered to pay 220,712 dollars on March 10, 2014. This amount represents a fine of 129,000 dollars and additional … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 – Human Rights Claims Against Canadian Corp For Acts Of Its Overseas Subsidiary May Proceed

Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice has denied a motion  to strike out claims by indigenous Guatemalans for human rights abuses, including rape and murder, alleged against security staff employed by the defendant’s Guatemalan subsidiary. In Choc v. Hudbay Minerals Inc., … Continue reading

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