The proposed smelter would process chromite into a key component of stainless steel.
Expect fierce competition in 2012 as mining firms compete with steel makers and other industrial players.
Saskatchewan has potential to benefit from $50 billion in investments in the next 20 years
The forestry paper company expects to begin testing at its Thurso, Que. cellulose mill
Teck Resources will invest $685 million to modernize its Trail, B.C. operations and Highland Valley copper project.
Billions worth of investment projected for Canada’s mining industry
AbitibiBowater will invest up to $17-million for reconfiguration and capital spending to improve overall product quality at its Iroquois Falls, Ont. Paper mill.
Despite Prime Minister Harper’s bombastic defence of the industry, estimates show that that the life of Quebec’s Lac d’amiante du Canada will end in 2012.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service warns that the energy, financial and telecommunications sectors are becoming increasingly vulnerable to attack.
Jennmar builds new facility in Sturgeon Falls