Business & Economy

With time running out for some of the mines in the Flin Flon Greenstone Belt, government funding for aerial surveying could help smaller companies spot the next big ore find.
With time running out for some of the mines in the Flin Flon Greenstone Belt, government funding for aerial surveying could help smaller companies spot the next big ore find. Hudbay Minerals

Northeast mining gets public funding exploration boost

By Glenn Hicks
February 2, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: February 3, 2018 - 7:21pm

Creighton and area has received a shot in the arm for future mining possibilities.  

Two million dollars from the federal and provincial governments for hi-tech aerial exploration will assist small operators, also known as ‘junior companies’, on the north east border with Manitoba.

845 Cameco jobs, most of them salaried, go on hold this week. Many will receive 75 per cent of their base wage as the expected 10-month closure kicks in.
845 Cameco jobs, most of them salaried, go on hold this week. Many will receive 75 per cent of their base wage as the expected 10-month closure kicks in. submitted photo/Cameco

Cameco shut down starts this week

By Glenn Hicks
January 31, 2018 - 2:12pm

The final shift at Cameco's Key Lake and McArthur River uranium operations is wrapping up, which will leave a total of 845 people out of work for an expected 10-month lay-off.

It will certainly be all smiles if Kelvin Pankiw and the P.A. and District Chamber can get the ear of premier-designate Scott Moe and work towards the construction of a second bridge.
It will certainly be all smiles if Kelvin Pankiw and the P.A. and District Chamber can get the ear of premier-designate Scott Moe and work towards the construction of a second bridge. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

P.A. Chamber confident new premier will heed call for second bridge

By Glenn Hicks
January 30, 2018 - 2:00pm

The CEO of the P.A. and District Chamber of Commerce says he's quietly confident the new premier of Saskatchewan will respond to a resounding call for a second bridge over the river.

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