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Michipicoten First Nation considers legal action against Domtar, province

Michipicoten First Nation considers legal action against Domtar, province

Indigenous community north of Sault Ste. Marie claims Domtar allowing contaminated leachate to spread onto its traditional lands
Laurentian researcher named strategic advisor for 'green' miner's South American endeavours

Laurentian researcher named strategic advisor for 'green' miner's South American endeavours

Nadia Mykytczuk named to BacTech Environmental's strategic advisory board
Noront Resources' board likes what BHP has to offer

Noront Resources' board likes what BHP has to offer

Environmental groups claim Ring of Fire mine developer is hiding something, wants OSC to investigate
Province fast-tracks recycler's bid to cook more tires in the Sault

Province fast-tracks recycler's bid to cook more tires in the Sault

'With increased capacity, the facility is expected to result in an investment of $10 million into the community and create 15 new full-time jobs'
Cobalt company collaborates with Timiskaming First Nation on medicinal, edible plant study

Cobalt company collaborates with Timiskaming First Nation on medicinal, edible plant study

First Cobalt partners on Indigenous community initiative to assess long-term impacts of industrial contamination on wild plants
<updated>The Drift:</updated> Could the mining industry consider the nuclear option to power remote mines?

The Drift: Could the mining industry consider the nuclear option to power remote mines?

Laurentian University research institute studies how small-scale reactors could replace diesel generation in the Far North
Sudbury researchers look for innovative ways to rehabilitate old aggregate sites

Sudbury researchers look for innovative ways to rehabilitate old aggregate sites

Collège Boréal, Laurentian University collaborating on new techniques, protocols for industry to clean up quarry and waste rock sites
Sudbury lands $40 million in federal funding to steer cross-Canada mining innovation network

Sudbury lands $40 million in federal funding to steer cross-Canada mining innovation network

Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator will unlock $100 million in private investment to share knowledge, advance innovative technologies
<updated>(Updated)</updated> Environmental group claims legal victory over De Beers for mercury reporting failures

(Updated) Environmental group claims legal victory over De Beers for mercury reporting failures

Diamond miner contends mercury never used at Victor operation, chemical element is 'naturally occurring' in James Bay region
Ottawa invests $420M to transition Algoma Steel into electric arc technology

Ottawa invests $420M to transition Algoma Steel into electric arc technology

New technology will cut Sault Ste. Marie steelmaker's emissons by 70 per cent