British Columbia Mining News

Barrick Gold’s nickel mine could become a ski resort

The complex would be called the Giant Nickel All Season Resort.

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.

Canadian magnesium explorer gains nearly 1,000% on asset sale

Investors in a Calgary-based junior will no doubt be clinking wine glasses and giving some extra thanks this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.

First gold poured at Rainy River, one of Canada’s newest mines

At full tilt, New Gold's Rainy River mine is expected to produce about 325,000 ounces of gold annually, during its 14-year estimated mine life.

Huge increase in BC exports of met coal this year

Recovery in exports for steelmaking coal in BC- global economy is looking good out to 2020.

Lucara sells world's second-largest diamond for $53 million

London-based Graff Diamonds paid nearly $47,777 per carat

Taseko gets permit and board approval for construction of Florence copper test facility

The Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an order denying any further review of the Underground Injection Control (UIC) Permit granted in 2016 for Taseko's Florence Copper Project.

PEA shows 22-year life for B.C. copper-gold-moly mine

A preliminary economic assessment for a mine on Vancouver Island, British Columbia is showing promising economics - despite being in a jurisdiction challenging to build mines.

Coeur Mining acquires Silvertip mine in Canada for $250 million

The deal grants Coeur access to Silvertip mine, high-grade silver-zinc-lead operation located in B.C., Canada.

Denham Capital announces agreement to sell JDS Silver’s Silvertip Mine to Coeur Mining

Firm’s Canadian mining partnership allowed company to build out and bring into production British Columbian asset.

Mining finance legend takes leave from Howe Street

The venture capital community pays tribute as Vancouver legend Jake Fiddick retires

Teck and union reach agreement at Highland Valley

The threat of a strike at one of British Columbia's biggest mines is no longer hanging over employees and management.

BC won't charge Imperial Metals for Mount Polley dam breach

No charges will be laid under British Columbia’s environmental laws in relation to Imperial Metals Corporation’s Mount Polley tailings-dam breach August 4, 2014.

Teck's steelmaking business jumps from $52M to $785M in 2Q

What a difference a year makes.

Forest fires force temporary closure of two BC mines

A hot and dry summer in British Columbia has set forests aflame, and last week the effects of Mother Nature were felt by two prominent BC mines.

New project results provide expert knowledge about Kootenay-Boundary mineral potential

New paper interprets low-angle faulting near the world-class Sullivan zinc, lead and silver deposit.

Association for Mineral Exploration – Safety Advisory for B.C.

BC Forest Fires – Central Interior

'Out of control' Canada’s wildfires close to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline

Some of the worst fires, raging in BC’s interior, have grown overnight.

Canada wildfires disrupt mines, force 14,000 from their homes

Rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia disrupted operations at two mining companies and damaged public utilities on Monday as 14,000 people were forced from their homes in the interior of the Western Canadian province.

Goldcorp makes headway with plan to give Dome mine a new life

The company may be able to begin developing the potential open-pit Century project in Ontario by 2023.

Teck Resources grabs Goldcorp’s stake in Mexican project for $50 million

After acquiring Goldcorp's 21% in San Nicolás, Canada's largest diversified miner will be the Zacatecas-based copper-zinc project sole owner.

Goldcorp sells Camino Rojo gold-silver project in Mexico to Orla Mining

The asset, in the state of Zacatecas, is located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Goldcorp’s flagship Peñasquito mine.

Copper-zinc VMS project changes hands for C$28.8M

A high-grade copper-zinc volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) project in British Columbia will now be developed by Desert Star Resources (TSXV:DSR).

Former BC Mines Minister now director at project-generating junior

Bill Bennett, British Columbia's former Minister of Mines and Energy, has quit politics and joined Eagle Plains Resources (TSXV:EPL) as a director.

Taseko in court to appeal defamation win by enviro-group

Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO), the company behind a large copper-gold project in north-central British Columbia, was back in court last week to appeal a 2016 decision that went against it.