3 Results for Imperial Metals

The approval of the long-term water management plan for Mount Polley means the mine can continue to operate providing 350 well-paying jobs in the region, Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett announced on April 7th. “With the approval of its long-term water management plan, the Mount Polley Mine has…

April 10, 2017 @ 9:43am

Imperial Oil has committed a $181M security for the cleanup of its oilfield in Norman Wells, North West Territories. The site remediation plan emphasizes protection of natural watercourses in the region. The Norman Wells extraction site has been in operation since the 1920s when the first well was drilled on…

December 21, 2016 @ 2:32pm

After the breach of a tailing pond at Mount Polley mine, effluent from the mine was diverted to Quesnel Lake, a glacial lake from which flows the Quesnel River into the Fraser. Quesnel Lake has continued in its capacity as the outflow point for wastewater from the mine. At present,…

November 28, 2016 @ 7:47am