Business In Vancouver - Nelson Bennett

Environmental group’s office raided to collect for Enbridge

After sending court bailiffs to seize property from Stand.earth, Enbridge backed off, saying it will not seize property after all.

Lead-zinc mine on Vancouver island reopens

Vancouver Island copper-zinc-lead mine, Myra Falls, restarts after nearly two years.

Drilling permit issued to Taseko's New Prosperity mine not legal: CEAA

British Columbia's government says Taseko can drill, federal government says it can't.

Oil by rail riskier than by pipeline: studies

Without new pipeline capacity, more oil will move by rail, two new studies warn

B.C. sits atop untapped lithium reservoirs: entrepreneur

Chemist says geothermal reservoirs could also produce electricity

BC coal mine owners told stop trucking coal

But owners of Wolverine mine say rail line not operational yet.

Clean energy shift a plus for mining – think tank

A new Clean Energy Canada report suggests Canada’s mining sector stands to benefit from the clean-energy transition.

Panel looks to overhaul Canadian oil and gas project approvals

Only after a project got a conditional yes or no from the federal government would it enter a two-year environmental review.

Energy stocks are shifting from Fort McMurray to Fort St. John

Canadian energy guru Peter Tertzakian addressed the CFA Society Vancouver last week.

Eastern Canada now the preferred mineral exploration investment destination

While wew mines continue to open in British Columbia, the perceptionis that the province is no longer a welcome place for mineral exploration.

BC copper-gold mine to reopen after six years

AuRico Metals received an environmental certificate this week for its $684 million Kemess underground project, shuttered in 2011.

Vancouver miner escapes Philippine crackdown

B2Gold escapes crackdown in Philippines, but Australian-Canadian OceanaGold has mine suspended.

BC annual mineral exploration conference reflected a turnaround for the industry

Minerals and metals prices are rising, investor confidence in the majors is returning, and those majors are keen to restock depleting minable reserves.

Mount Polley mine disaster followed years of permit delays — report

Imperial Metals applied for a permit to release water from Mount Polley tailings pond in 2009 – and still doesn’t have one.

Another 37 conditions for Trans Mountain pipeline

Court forced B.C. to issue its own environmental certificate on pipeline expansion.

Kinder Morgan expected to spend up to $300M on Trans Mountain expansion

That is how much the company will have to spend just getting the expansion project shovel-ready, according to Conference Board of Canada estimates.

Why Alberta oil will be California-bound

But Asia rises as potential market for Trans Mountain crude say analysts.

Copper producers feel the Trump bump

Prices are shooting up, but can multibillion-dollar projects be saved?

This mining consulting firm has just jumped on commodities rally

Loss of small brokerages that specialize in high-risk juniors creates market opportunity.

Risk of potential oil tanker spill ‘close to zero' — experts

Pipeline ruptures, bunker fuel spills pose a greater risk than a major oil tanker spill, they say.

Main contractor on Shell LNG Canada project cancels bidding

CFSW LNG Constructors – a consortium of four major engineering and construction firms and the lead contractor for LNG Canada – has cancelled the bidding process for the project.

Trudeau approves Trans Mountain pipeline, kills Northern Gateway

Trudeau approves Trans Mountain and Line 3 replacement project, rejects Northern Gateway.

Canada expected to make pipelines announcement today

Supporters and opponents of oil pipeline projects have been gearing up with preemptive moves this week in anticipation of announcements expected late Tuesday by the federal government.

Oil consumption outlook fuels further pipeline debate

Fossil-fuel-free future far off as world demand to increase, says the International Energy Agency.

Trans Mountain pipeline is nowhere close to approval

Kinder Morgan expects a final decision on pipeline twinning process within four to six weeks.