mining

Provincial government highlighting mining sector this week

Provincial government highlighting mining sector this week

May 27, 2024 | 4:09pm
The Saskatchewan Government is putting a spotlight on the mining industry this week. Now until Saturday is Mining Week in Saskatchewan. This year’s theme is “Critical Careers for Critical Minerals”. According to the provincial government, $13-billion in mineral sales were made last year and estimate mineral resource development spending will reach nearly $6-billion this year. […]
Saskatchewan positioning itself as a “stable supplier” of critical minerals after signing two agreements

Saskatchewan positioning itself as a “stable supplier” of critical minerals after signing two agreements

Apr 16, 2024 | 2:48pm
The Saskatchewan government and the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) signed two agreements with France and a company based in Vietnam to improve the province’s energy and mining sectors, as well as increase production at the Saskatchewan Research Council’s (SRC) Rare Earth Processing Facility. A Letter of Intent was signed Monday between the provincial government and […]
Cameco Gives 1.8 Million Dollars in Community Funding

Cameco Gives 1.8 Million Dollars in Community Funding

Dec 13, 2023 | 9:02am
Saskatchewan based uranium giant Cameco is making some big donations to charity in Saskatchewan. The company raised $700,000  through the annual Cameco Step Up for Mental Health run/walk held in September.  Another $700,000 was raised through  the Cameco Employee Giving Campaign.  Some 300 employees make donations from their pay cheques to a charity of their choice, and […]
Massive potash mine being built in Saskatchewan breaks new ground for women

Massive potash mine being built in Saskatchewan breaks new ground for women

Nov 19, 2023 | 7:10pm
In July of this year, mining giant BHP announced a company first. More than 14,000 kilometres away from its Melbourne, Australia headquarters, BHP said it had achieved its “gender balance” target for its local workforce in Saskatchewan. With women making up more than 43 per cent of the company’s workforce at its Jansen potash mine […]