North Coal water data secured through Water Hub October 15, 2021 The Columbia Basin Water Hub is making significant progress towards achieving open data sharing in the Canadian Columbia Basin. Recently the Water Hub acquired baseline water data from a proposed mining project in the Elk Valley that is currently under review with the provincial and federal governments North Coal has been collecting baseline water data since planning for its Michel Coal Project started in 2013 and is the first mining company to sign a data sharing agreement with the Columbia Basin Data Hub. “Having companies in the private sector share water data sets is an [...]

2021-10-20T11:32:04-06:00October 20th, 2021|

Qukin Nukiy Bursary Announced for Ktunaxa Youth

The Qukin Nukiy Bursary is a new program announced by North Coal designed to support Indigenous Youth pursuing post-secondary education opportunities. The bursary is a student-focused program designed to provide financial support to Ktunaxa youth. Along with funding for educational studies, when possible, North Coal will provide co-op opportunities for recipients. There are two bursaries available—one for a student attending college or university and a second for a student completing a trade certificate. Each bursary is worth $5,000. North Coal will work with the bands of the Ktunaxa Nation to distribute the bursary. Qukin Nukiy translates to Raven’s Rock. [...]

2021-07-21T09:53:52-06:00June 25th, 2021|

Landform Design Institute visits with North Coal

North Coal chatted with Mike O'kane from the Landform Design Institute. Mike O'Kane, board director for the Landform Design Institute speaks with North Coal president John Pumphrey and First Nations Coordinator Robert "Stubby" Williams. About the podcast Pandemic podcasting has its merits thanks to videoconferencing tools. But as anyone involved in mining knows, there’s nothing to compare with onsite inspection. So, with some careful social distancing, Mike O’Kane took the Getting Closure podcast to the Elk Valley in southeastern British Columbia for its fifth episode — the first to include a video record — [...]

2021-07-21T09:53:36-06:00June 22nd, 2021|
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