Fort McMurray, Alta. – One of the country’s largest oilsands companies is facing federal charges in the death of 31 great blue herons at one of its mine sites in northern Alberta more than two years ago.
Hamilton, ON – To help employers better understand the value of workplace wellness programs, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched the e-course, Business Case for Workplace Wellness.
Fort McMurray, Alta. – A contract worker at Suncor Energy's Millennium oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray on October 20.
Managua, Nicaragua – Authorities in Nicaragua say three wildcat gold miners have died from asphyxiation caused by a pump they ran at the bottom of a 70-foot shaft.
Edson, AB – Canadians value clean air and a sustainable environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers work tirelessly to protect our environment through the enforcement of our federal environmental laws.
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today announced the addition of two new components to its Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative to contribute to global efforts in preventing the use of child and forced labour in the mining supply chain, and to provide the information needed to demonstrate the responsible sourcing of minerals and metals.
Calgary – The National Energy Board is ordering a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. to take measures to improve worker safety and environmental protection after several infractions were spotted during field inspections of a B.C. pipeline expansion project.
Hamilton police are investigating multiple instances of tampering at an oil pipeline project in the city.
Dallas – Pollutants have been released from refineries operated by Exxon, Shell and other companies as torrential rains damaged storage tanks and other industrial facilities on the Texas Coast.
Sudbury, Ont. – Glencore Canada Corporation, owner-operator of the Nickel Rim South Mine, pleaded guilty and has been fined $200,000 in the death of a worker who was run over by a vehicle.