Canada: Quebec Mining Industry: Regulatory Reform Is Underway - Heenan Blaikie LLP
In February, the government published a draft regulation that will tighten the rules applicable to the financial guarantee that exploration and mining companies are required to provide in connection with the restoration of mining sites.
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United States: DNR Announces Great Lakes Funding Opportunities - Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
DNR recently announced funding opportunities under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for Wisconsin projects that impact Lake Michigan.
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Movers & Shakers: Thursday’s big movers: Best Buy leading S&P 500
Shares of Best Buy, Clearwire, and Restoration Hardware made big moves during U.S. trading Thursday, while Google Inc. and Apple Inc. were among top trending tickers.
Stocks to Watch: Big earnings on Wednesday: Costco, Joy Global
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are Costco Wholesale, Joy Global and Restoration Hardware Holdings.
Sandy Bump? Where Business Is Brisk After the Storm
No one should anticipate that a “Sandy stimulus” will kick the economy into a higher gear. Even so, Sandy has caused businesses of all shapes and sizes to be exceptionally busy—including a few you wouldn’t expect. As the Philadelphia Inquirer noted, economists don’t think that the post-Sandy cleanup, rebuilding, and increased spending by governments, homeowners, and consumers will prove to be a major, long-lasting stimulus to the economy: Economist Kevin Gillen, senior research consultant at the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, recalled that after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, similar expectations never were realized. “Tons of federal money poured into New Orleans after Katrina,” Gillen said. “Did you see their economy boom?” Nonetheless, there are a few industries, pockets of small businesses, and even individual entrepreneurs that have been benefiting—or will soon—in the post-Sandy world. Here are a few: Pay Phones In New York City, pay phones ...