Imperial Metals Corp

Type: Company
Name: Imperial Metals Corp
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Massive Toxic Spill follow-up

the wall of a settling pond full of toxic mining waste from the Mount Polley mine broke and allowed a river of toxic sludge into Quesnel Lake in northern British Columbia. On August 6, 2014 I wrote a diary Massive toxic sludge spilled into pristine wilderness. ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Seriousness of mine breach questioned

Editor:I went to my first Imperial Metals Mount Polley Mine meeting.They gave an informative talk on what has been done, is being done and what will be done later to clean up and fix the damages caused by the dam breaking.Thanks to Mr. Gainer for saying ... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Mine, Breach, Pollution
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

How Many Mining Blockades do We Need to Protect the Sacred Headwaters?

In the last days of summer, Canadians were shocked by the worst environmental catastrophe in Canadian mining history. On August 4 over 17 million cubic meters -- equivalent to about 2000 Olympic size swimming pools -- of toxic mining waste spewed into ... [Published ForestEthics - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rockies Today, September 16

Top news links, courtesy of .The U.S. Commerce Department said Tuesday that the rise in the nation's GDP in 2013 was driven by metropolitan areas in the Rocky Mountain West, including Greeley, Denver, Salt Lake City, Casper and Billings.Denver Post; Sept. ... [Published Missoula Independent - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Imperial Metals defends efforts to stop tailings discharge

Vancouver Sun Tuesday 16th September, 2014Imperial Metals says it's taking significant steps to stop the discharge of effluent and sediment from the collapse of its Mount Polley mine from entering Quesnel Lake.The company says it has built dikes, installed ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

NP says Imperial spill turns lake weird shade of green

The National Post reports in its Saturday edition that since tailings pond breach at Imperial Metals Mount Polley mine, a cloud has hung over Likely, B.C., a village of perhaps 350 huddled at the top of Quesnel Lake. The Post's Brian Hutchinson writes ... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mount Polley tailings spill effects could last for decades

Next spring, the sockeye eggs that are now being laid in spawning beds throughout the Fraser River system will hatch and the young fish – by the hundreds of millions – will migrate into lakes to rear. Quesnel Lake, into which 24 million cubic metres of ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 3 reports

Stock Pickers says hold Imperial Metals if aggressive

Stock Pickers Digest, in the September, 2014, issue, says hold Imperial Metals Corp., recently $9.07. Stock Pickers said buy five times from May, 2007, to August, 2010, at prices ranging from $2.37 to $16.72 (the stock split 2 for 1 on Dec. 1, 2011). ... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 5 reports

B.C. Issues Warning to Imperial Metals for Mine Tailings Breach

Posted on September 10, 2014The Government of British Columbia issued an official warning to Imperial Metals on Sept. 9 after an inspection found the Mount Polley copper and gold mine still leaking effluent a month after dam failure released millions ... [Published Water Canada - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 4 reports

IMPERIAL METALS: WARNING ISSUED OVER FURTHER MT POLLEY LEAKS

Imperial has copped a formal warning from the British Columbia Environment Ministry after an inspection found mine waste was still leaking from the tailing dam at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine a month after it burst and sent billions of gallons of ... [Published Mining Business Media - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 6 reports

Residents of Likely B.C. frustrated at lack of action on Mount Polley

Neither Imperial Metals nor the provincial government is moving quickly enough to clean up a mess left by a tailings dam breach that sent millions of cubic metres of mine waste rushing into nearby lakes and streams, according to some people who live near ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 12 reports

Agreement ends mine blockade in northwest British Columbia

@*@ SingleA canoe lies among the damage caused by a tailings pond breach near the Mount Polley mine.Photo Credit: Canadian Press / Jonathan Hayward By Terry Haig | english@rcinet.caWednesday 27 August, 2014 ,No Comments ↓The owner of the Mount Polley ... [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 27 2014]

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"We don't see any impediments or delays in that regard" Quartermain told Reuters at the Denver Gold Forum, an annual industry conference
...Chief Michael LeBourdais of Whispering Pines explains his community's worries: "our nation was devastated to learn of the Mount Polley spill. It is too early to say just how far-reaching the impacts will be. These watersheds are critical to our ability to carry on our way of life and to protect our aboriginal rights and title. We need to be a part of ensuring this landscape is rehabilitated and stays healthy."
"On Sept.4, the Mount Polley mining facility was inspected by staff from the Ministry of Environment and was found to be out of compliance with the Environmental Management Act (EMA) because effluent was still discharging from the tailings storage facility into Hazeltine Creek" the ministry said in a press release, noting an advisory was sent to the mine about the discharge concerns on Tuesday, Sept. 9
...The fish are in the river. They are running," said Willie Sellars , councillor with the T'exelc Williams Lake Indian Band . "A lot of people are not going to have that meat for the coming winter months."

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Seriousness of mine breach questioned [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
How Many Mining Blockades do We Need to Protect... [Published ForestEthics - Sep 18 2014]
Likely residents question mine on sewage concerns [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
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Imperial Metals defends efforts to stop tailing... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 16 2014]
Copper to Shift into Deficit by 2016, 2017: Ste... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 16 2014]
NP says Imperial spill turns lake weird shade o... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 15 2014]
Mount Polley tailings spill effects could last ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 15 2014]
Anger and confusion after worst disaster in Can... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 13 2014]
Stock Pickers says hold Imperial Metals if aggr... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 13 2014]
Globe says Imperial Metals spill has dams under... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 12 2014]
Dams under review after Mount Polley breach, mi... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 12 2014]
B.C. Issues Warning to Imperial Metals for Mine... [Published Water Canada - Sep 11 2014]
Interior First Nations Demand Answers, Action a... [Published Scottrade - Sep 10 2014]
Interior First Nations Demand Answers, Action a... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 10 2014]
Government tells Mount Polley to stop further t... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
Polley mine cleanup moves forward [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
Salmon fishery clouded by mine breach [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
IMPERIAL METALS : Tailings pond breach could im... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 10 2014]
Waste has just stopped leaking from Mount Polle... [Published Mining.com - Sep 10 2014]
BC issues warning to Imperial Metals for Mount ... [Published Mining Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
Taseko Spreads its Wings with Planned Curis Res... [Published Copper Investing News - Sep 10 2014]
First Nations protesters shut down northern B.C... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 10 2014]
IMPERIAL METALS: WARNING ISSUED OVER FURTHER MT... [Published Mining Business Media - Sep 10 2014]
M&A Targets in Gold Juniors Make Tremendous Buy... [Published Equities.com - Sep 10 2014]
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Anger and confusion after worst disaster in Can... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 13 2014]
“Check your knives at the bar,” reads a sign inside this village’s only watering hole. In hard times, before the Mount Polley mine opened 17 years ago, there wasn’t much work to be found, and folks sometimes turned as sour as the cheap beer and boxed ...
Interior First Nations Demand Answers, Action a... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 10 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 10, 2014) - In the wake of the Imperial Metals' Mount Polley tailings pond breach, the Interior First Nations are calling on the Province to answer their questions and take immediate action to hold ...
Massive Canadian Mining Waste Spill Was Nearly ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 04 2014]
CREDIT: CARIBOO REGIONAL DISTRICT/YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT The mining waste spill that led to water bans for hundreds of British Columbians was almost 70 percent larger than previously estimated, according to the company in charge of the mine. A tailings ...
‘It’s a bit disconcerting': Mount Polley mine t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 04 2014]
Imperial Metals’ estimate of the size of the spill from its Mount Polley mine tailings dam collapse is nearly 70 per cent greater than the initial estimate. The B.C. government has estimated that 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic ...
Imperial Completes $115 Million Non-Brokered Pr... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 04 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 3, 2014) - Imperial Metals Corporation (TSX:III) (the "Company" or "Imperial") announces the closing of a non-brokered private placement of $115.0 million Face Value of 6% 6-year senior unsecured ...
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