The regulation forces mining companies to consider the possibility of a tailings disaster and evaluate the environmental, health, social and economic impacts of an accident.
The B.C. Supreme Court case examining the defamation suit launched by Taseko Mines Ltd. against the Wilderness Committee will resume March 31.
Facing intense public pressure to ensure tailings are handled, stored and monitored better, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has taken the bull by the horns.
The planned optimization include the Athabasca Twin and the Wood Buffalo extension projects.
A Vancouver junior coal mining company that wants to build an underground coal mine in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island has withdrawn at the last minute from an environmental screening, just as the Environmental Assessment Office was set to make a ruling.
Commissioning of the flotation circuit with low grade ore commenced on February 15.
Gold remains the most-targeted commodity by volume, according to EY’s latest report.
The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia says the province still top destination for companies and investors.
The potash and oil-rich province was placed at the top of the Fraser Institute's annual rank of mining companies.
Companies investing in capital assets for the liquefied natural gas industry can expect tax breaks to kick in immediately.
Hardest hit of all B.C. commodities has been metallurgical coal, which is suffering from a double whammy.
British Columbia was accepting comments until Thursday (January 29) on a proposal for the Murray River coal river mine that HD Mining wants to build near Tumbler Ridge.
Report is releasd.
The highly anticipated independent expert panel report will determine the cause of the dam failure and is expected to lead to new safety standards for the entire Canadian mining industry.
Some crew will be assigned to care and maintenance.
Wilderness Committee is in court this week defending itself against a defamation suit over the New Prosperity Mine.
The B.C. government is extending environmental assessment certificates for two controversial mine projects in the province.
Beleaguered Imperial Metals (TSX:III), whose Mount Polley mine in central British Columbia breached a tailings pond last summer, has submitted a plan to restart the copper and gold mine.
A recent innovation in geosurvey methods could help slash costs and risks for mineral exploration projects.
The 20-hectares tow of Bradian, including its 22 standing buildings, had been on the market since 2010 for Cdn$995,000.
Pipeline opponents have vacated Burnaby Mountain but are now camping out at the entrance to Kinder Morgan's Westridge Marine Terminal.
Even though Canada’s economy is being buffeted by plummeting global oil prices, the outlook for B.C. in 2015 remains stable.
The company that owns the Mount Polley mine near Williams Lake will be allowed to repair the tailings dam before the government has finished its reviews into the cause of its partial collapse.
$9.5bn KSM project in British Columbia boasts reserves of 38m ounces of gold and nearly 10bn pounds of copper – mining 130,000 tonnes a day for 52 years.
Coal, a major B.C. export, has been suffering from a global oversupply and falling prices. How is that for a reason to fill up your stockings with it? Hmm…
A joint environmental review is now underway for a controversial underground coal mine proposed for Tumbler Ridge that would employ close to 500 temporary foreign workers in its first year of operation.
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