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Miners need more engineers to meet new tailings dam safety standard

05 Aug 2020

JOHANNESBURG/TORONTO Mining companies need more skilled engineers if they are to meet strict new global safety standards for tailings dams aimed at preventing catastrophic failures like those in recent years that have killed hundreds of people and inundated nearby communities with mine waste.

Miners need more engineers to meet new tailings dam safety standard

05 Aug 2020

JOHANNESBURG/TORONTO, Aug 5 - Mining companies need more skilled engineers if they are to meet strict new global safety standards for tailings dams aimed at preventing catastrophic failures like those in recent years that have killed hundreds of people and inundated nearby communities with mine waste.

Canadian oil companies take go-slow approach to recovery as prices improve

07 Jul 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO Canadian oil producers are maintaining a cautious approach, holding spending at reduced levels even as rising prices brighten the outlook.

Canadian oil companies take go-slow approach to recovery as prices improve

07 Jul 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO, July 7 Canadian oil producers are maintaining a cautious approach, holding spending at reduced levels even as rising prices brighten the outlook.

RPT-FOCUS-Record debts come due for Canadian oil patch after five years of crisis

06 Jul 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO, July 5 Six years ago, Canadian oilfield services firm Calfrac Well Services commanded a C$2.1 billion ($1.55 billion)market value and was poised for U.S. expansion.

Chinese miners' deal frenzy seen stalling on regulatory hurdles

06 Jul 2020

TORONTO/MELBOURNE Growing scrutiny by mineral-rich Australia and Canada may cut short a deal frenzy led by China's state miners and limit Beijing's role in gold sector consolidation, bankers and analysts said.

Record debts come due for Canadian oil patch after five years of crisis

05 Jul 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO Six years ago, Canadian oilfield services firm Calfrac Well Services commanded a C$2.1 billion ($1.55 billion)market value and was poised for U.S. expansion.

Canada's Alberta cuts corporate tax rate, unveils C$10 billion infrastructure program

30 Jun 2020

TORONTO The Canadian province of Alberta, home to the world’s third-largest oil reserves, said on Monday it will accelerate a corporate tax cut and invest C$10 billion ($7.31 billion) in infrastructure projects to jump start an economy badly damaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

Exclusive: Global tailings dam standards fall short of changes sought by civil society groups

25 Jun 2020

TORONTO A sweeping global standard that sets out how the world's largest miners care for waste dams falls short of measures environmental and civil society groups say are needed to avert future disasters, according to a copy of the final draft seen by Reuters.

RPT-FOCUS-Canada's oil patch cuts back climate efforts under pandemic

15 Jun 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO, June 14 Canadian oil sands companies have shelved nearly C$2 billion in green initiatives in a cost-cutting drive to weather the coronavirus pandemic, a reversal in some of their commitments to reduce emissions and clean up their dirty-oil image.

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