U.S.-based firm to oversee Giant mine remediation project

A California-based firm will oversee the Giant mine’s remediation project after being named construction manger by the federal government, according to the Canadian Institute of Mining Magazine. Parsons Corporation, a company that provides engineering and construction services to government agencies and private clients alike, will dish out $32 million in remediation “care and maintenance” over...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at editorial@nnsl.com.