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Why oil booms and busts happen

This illogical world of rising prices, collapsing demand and expanding non-OPEC supply was made possible by a 15.5 million barrels reduction in OPEC’s supply between 1979 and 1985

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The Mine Wars

PBS American Experience The Mine Wars

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Teck Resources announces sweeping executive changes

Teck Resources Ltd announced sweeping changes in its senior ranks on Tuesday, including the retirement of its chief operating officer.

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Canada’s Imperial Metals halts production, lays off 100 due to low copper prices

Copper prices have plummeted in recent years, forcing miners to sell assets, mothball mines and slash production

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Teck Resources Ltd (TCK.B) Insider Acquires C$49,611.00 in Stock

Insider Robin Sheremeta bought 10,000 shares of Teck Resources stock in a transaction on Friday, December 11th.

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In BC, a Million-ish Jobs… Someday, Maybe

The BC Liberal government has moved the goalposts yet again on its promise of a million new jobs.

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Finning to shut down Sparwood facilities

On Nov. 12, Finning International announced reductions to 11 facilities across Canada, including their Sparwood location.

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Teck Resources announces Highland Valley Copper workforce reduction

Teck Resources has announced plans to trim six percent of its workforce at Highland Valley Copper in Logan Lake. That could result in as many as 80 job losses by the end of 2016.

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Trudeau’s new ministry for climate change spooks oil patch

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to elevate climate change in his first cabinet threatens to deepen fissures between the incoming government and the energy industry.

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Grande Cache Coal closes mine, lays off 220 employees

The closure of the Grande Cache Coal mine is devastating news for the community, the town’s mayor says.

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