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Researchers Accelerate Treatment Process of Radioactive Wastewater

Researchers from the University of Helsinki have managed to accelerate the process of removing radioactive strontium from contaminated water using electrospun sodium titanate fibres. The...

Moss Absorbs Substantial Quantities of Lead from Water

Researchers in Japan have found that a certain species of moss is capable of removing lead from water in substantial quantities. Funaria hygrometrica was found by...

Canada Invests $600K in Clean Water Technologies for Oil Sands

Today, the Government of Canada announced that it will invest $600,000 in clean water technologies to benefit oil sands work in Western Canada. Northern Alberta...

Landfill Upgrades to Prevent Water Contamination in New Brunswick

Canada and New Brunswick have announced a $4.5 million investment in landfill upgrades to prevent contaminated water from entering natural waterways. Karen Ludwig, Member of...

BluMetric to Treat Mining Wastewater in Northern Quebec

Ottawa-based BluMetric Environmental Inc. has signed a $1.03 million contract with a major global mining company to supply, install, commission, and provide operator training...

Great Lakes Contaminated by Toxic Flame Retardant

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has released a report recommending the governments of Canada and the United States adopt a strategy to address toxic polybrominated diphenyl ethers...

Mount Polley Mine Disaster & Quesnel Lake: MoE Comments

After the breach of a tailing pond at Mount Polley mine, effluent from the mine was diverted to Quesnel Lake, a glacial lake from...

A Nose for Drinking Water Quality

Imagine a future where drinking water operators use a simple “sniff test” to tell you if the water is contaminated. Scientists from the Seoul...

Syncrude Changes Waterfowl Protection Plan

"The drowning of the waterfowl last April shouldn't have happened and is unacceptable," said Syncrude's president and CEO Tom Katinas. "There is tremendous resolve...

2009 Mineral Industry Awards Announced: PDAC

The exciting restoration of the old Britannia mine on the Sea to Sky Highway between Vancouver and Whistler in British Columbia is recognized in...

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