The owner of a Chinese gypsum mine drowned Sunday after jumping into a well in an apparent suicide during rescue efforts for 17 workers still trapped two days after the mine collapsed and killed one person, state media said.
Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?
Taseko Mines Ltd. has applied to the province for a 50-per-cent increase in the water it discharges from its Gibraltar mine waste-storage facility into the Fraser River.
management reprimanded an employee after he posted a letter on a bulletin board raising concern about air quality in the sawmill, a coroner’s inquest heard Thursday.
“The United Steelworkers joins all British Columbians in extending our deepest condolences to the family of John Phare, who tragically lost his life while bravely fighting a forest fire near Sechelt.
A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen’s production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday.
The recent conviction of a Metron Construction boss on criminal negligence charges for killing four workers in 2009 should result in a jail sentence, says Marty Warren, Ontario/Atlantic Director of the United Steelworkers (USW).
Organizers say two million people marched in protest against seed giant Monsanto in hundreds of rallies across the U.S. and in over 50 other countries on Saturday.
A coroner’s inquest into a deadly mill explosion in northern British Columbia has suggested that the RCMP develop a policy for investigating criminal negligence in the workplace as one of 33 recommendations aimed at preventing similar disasters.
Kristian died on her second day on the job when the dump truck she had been driving flipped