Oil sands companies set new direction for tailings research
Learn how Shell Canada, Canadian Natural Resources, Imperial Oil, Shell Canada, Suncor Energy, Syncrude Canada Ltd., Teck Resources and Total E&P Canada plan to work together in a unified effort to advance tailings management. Read more...
Rio Tinto creates new $10M Centre for Underground Mine Construction
Rio Tinto has established the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction at the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation located in Sudbury, Ont. Find out what the centre will be focused on...
Hopeful hiring climate in Q1 2011; but manufacturers less optimistic
Canadian employers expect a hopeful hiring climate for the first quarter of 2011, according to the results of the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
Find out why manufacturers are less optimistic...
Shift work linked to higher risk of work injury: UBC study
Canadians who work night and rotating shifts are almost twice as likely to be injured on the job than those working regular day shifts, according to a study by researchers at the University of British Columbia. Learn why this is the case...
Shell Canada manages surprise flow of water at oil sands mine operations
In mid-October, Shell noticed additional water in the bottom of a section (cell) of its oil sands mine pit at the Muskeg River Mine. Since that time, the water has continued to flow.