A Fraser Institute study published last week suggests that Canada would be more attractive as a mining destination if it allowed private ownership of mineral rights, particularly for First Nations. What do you think?
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Avanti Mining announced today that it has signed an offtake agreement with Germany's TKMetPro. The deal is potentially worth US$2.7 billion in revenue.
Moly – Low demand kept molybdenum prices low in 2012, but the next few years may deliver improvement.
The province claims amendments to its Mining Act, which recently came into force, bring the legislation “into the 21st century.” But some feel the changes are already hurting investment.
A good relationship with local bands is more important than ever for miners. Here’s how the discussion around resource exploitation is evolving.
The new regulations, which start rolling out on November 1, require miners to consult local First Nations and file detailed plans before they can put shovels in the ground.
Nearly two years after Canada rejected Taseko’s plan to build a $1.1 billion mine in BC, the company has submitted a new environmental impact statement that it hopes will please the region's First Nations communities and win the government’s approval.
Chromium – The Metro reported that Northern Ontario First Nations want input on a proposed chromite mine in the Ontario-based Ring of Fire area.