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.
No charges will be issued under the province’s mining laws against Imperial Metals after the catastrophic failure of its Mount Polley gold and copper mine tailings dam.
Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?
British Columbia’s mines minister says the mining industry remains horrified a year after a tailings pond collapsed at the Mount Polley mine northeast of Williams Lake.
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.
One of the largest leaks in Alberta history has spilled about five million litres of emulsion from a Nexen Energy pipeline at the company’s Long Lake oilsands facility south of Fort McMurray.
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has failed in its attempt to block a court settlement that could pay millions of dollars in compensation to families of the victims of the 2013 Lac-Mégantic oil-train disaster.
A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen’s production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday.
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.
Canadian National Railway’s safety record deteriorated sharply in 2014, reversing years of improvements, as accidents in Canada blamed on poor track conditions hit their highest level in more than five years, a Reuters analysis has found.