RSSAll Entries Tagged With: "Canada"

Bering Strait Tunnel Linking Russia & N.America will be World’s Longest

Bering Strait Tunnel Linking Russia & N.America will be World’s Longest

In what is likely to be the realization of a much desired infrastructure dream project linking Russia and North America, the construction of the world’s longest tunnel, spanning the Bering Strait, was approved by the Russian Government earlier this month. The 65 mile long tunnel, twice the length of the British Channel Tunnel that connects [...]

Gold Corp. Inc: Operating for Excellence

Gold Corp. Inc: Operating for Excellence

North America’s Fastest Growing Senior Gold Producer With a strong project pipeline, positioned to drive long-term sustainable growth, Goldcorp Inc. is the fastest growing, lowest-cost senior gold producer with operations and development projects in politically stable jurisdictions throughout the Americas. Employing over 11,500 people worldwide, Goldcorp is a Canadian company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Goldcorp [...]

Gas and Oil Expo

The Gas and Oil Expo is well-known for the networking opportunities it provides for buyers & sellers to get together to view the latest innovations in equipment, products & services. Also showcasing technology with new value-added features that enhance productivity and efficiency in the oil & gas industry, the targeted visitors and attendees at this event include professionals from the [...]

Lumwana copper mine, Zambia_Equinox says yes to Barrick

Equinox says yes to takeover bid by Barrick; Minmetals withdraws

Australian copper miner, Equinox, announced late last night that it had accepted the $7.1 billion takeover offer by the world’s biggest gold miner, Canadian Barrick Gold. Barrick’s offer, being significantly higher than the $6.5billion proposal bid by Chinese miner Minmetals Resources, has meant that Minmetals has had to withdraw its offer and walk away from [...]

$7.8 billion SGX - ASX merger set to be axed by Australian Govt

$7.8 billion SGX – ASX merger set to be axed by Australian Govt

In what could be a massive blow to Sydney’s role as a financial hub, Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board announced “grave concerns” today about the SGX-ASX merger not being in the nation’s best interests. The SGX-ASX merger was being planned for two main purposes: to allow the two leading exchanges to consolidate and cut costs, [...]

2011's best chardonnays_Chardonnay du Monde® wine competition

Judgment Day Chardonnay du Monde®: 2011’s Best Chardonnays declared

Wine connoisseurs world-over wait for this: a list of the best wines of the year, and given this specific event, a ranking of the world’s best chardonnays for the year. The Chardonnay du Monde® presents itself as the most widely recognized platform for getting your wine judged as one of the world’s best. 2011’s participant [...]

CIRS, UBC, Canada; World's Greenest Building

CIRS: Canada’s Living Laboratory

When the world is still talking about making buildings in ways that help them meet a large part of their energy demands, what would you say about one that goes beyond just having a low ecological footprint by actually improving the environment – within and surrounding it – through energy generation and water purification on site? [...]

Merger talks strong between London and Toronto Exchanges_Xavier Rolet, Thomas Kloet

Bullish or Bearish? Merger talks strong between London and Toronto Exchanges

Should we expect the emergence of a Big-Daddy market for mining in the near future? Because that’s what would happen if the London Stock Exchange and the TMX Group, the parent company of the Toronto Stock Exchange, are combined. Late last night, the LSE confirmed an earlier report in The Daily Telegraph that it is planning to [...]

World’s Largest Underground City | Montreal’s RESO, Canada

World’s Largest Underground City | Montreal’s RESO, Canada

Montreal is the Second largest city in Canada and the largest city in the province of Quebec. The name Montreal has been taken from Mont-Royal which is the triple peaked hill located in the heart of the city. Montre al is also the world’s largest underground complex in the world. It is also known as [...]