The Vancouver Sun reported that Calvin Quek, head of Greenpeace East Asia’s Sustainable Finance Program, believes that building terminals aimed at shipping more coal to East Asia — such as the planned Fraser Surrey Docks expansion — could be a waste of time and money due to new caps on coal usage in China.
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The Vancouver Sun reported that according to an environmental assessment commissioned by Fraser Surrey Docks (FSD), a proposed coal terminal at FSD is unlikely to "cause significant adverse effects to the environment or human health." However, many believe that the study, which was conducted by SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX:SNC), "falls short of even a basic health assessment."
The Vancouver Sun reports that Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA, TSX:ECA) will cut its workforce by 20 per cent, slash its dividend, close its office in Plano, Texas, and spin off a large portion of its Alberta assets into a new public company.
Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources (NYSE:TCK, TSX:TCK.B), along with oilsands giant Suncor (NYSE:SU, TSX:SU) and French company Total (EPA:FP), said Thursday it has decided to proceed with construction of the Fort Hills oil sands project in northern Alberta.
Lately, juniors have been flocking to the Patterson Lake region of Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin. Here's a look at a selection of the companies currently working there.
A new trade agreement between Canada and the EU is akin to a "new day" for Canada's uranium industry.
India's nuclear ambitions are among the top in the world. The country has 20 nuclear reactors in place, 7 in construction, 18 planned and 39 proposed, all of which boils down to the fact that India is going to need uranium to feel those reactors. Lots and lots of uranium.
The Globe and Mail published an article on Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.A,NYSE:TCK), commenting that the company expects to make a decision on whether to restart its British Columbia-based Quintette coal project in April or May 2014. Poor market conditions prompted Teck to delay capital spending on the project earlier this year.
Fortune Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FT,OTCQX:FTMDF) announced that it plans to halt its summer field program activities and withdraw from the site of its British Columbia-based Arctos anthracite metallurgical coal project for a few months to allow the Tahltan and government of BC to continue talks.
Donald Benson, president of Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. (TSXV:NOG), announced that his company has entered into a farm-in agreement on a section of petroleum and natural gas leases in Noel, British Columbia.