British Columbia Mining News

Azincourt, New Age sample high grade Li2O at Lithium One

The results follow a comprehensive ground mapping and sampling field program this summer.

Colonial Coal floats PEA for Gordon Creek mine

The project has a pre-production capex of $300 million with additional sustaining capital of $406.0 million.

Tasca acquires Selish Mountain property in historic gold zone in BC

Tasca believes the historic exploration was solely focused on copper.

Rio Tinto sells Kitimat wharf to LNG Canada for $576 million

LNG Canada is a joint venture of Shell, Petronas, PetroChina, Mitsubishi and Kogas.

British Columbia revises law that regulates the environmental assessment of major resource projects

The Canadian western province wants to provide a "clear and timely path for the approval of responsible resource projects."

Kutcho Copper extends mineralization at Main deposit

The high-grade copper-zinc-gold-silver volcanogenic massive sulphide system is 100 km east of Dease Lake in northern B.C.

CanmetMINING, COREM sign co-operation agreement

The two hope to leverage their joint expertise and capability on projects of importance to the mining sector.

Interview: Gren Thomas, the man with the golden hand

The Westhaven surge is a reversal of fortune for Gren Thomas, who got his share position by bankrolling the company, keeping it afloat through years of struggle and shoestring budgets.

Canada Cobalt shares jump nearly 12% after hitting high grades at Castle mine

The company specifically targeted cobalt for the first time at this historic silver producing mine.

Skeena strikes high-grade gold at Eskay Creek

Drill results returned high grades: up to 10 grams per tonne gold equivalent at 45 metres.

Klondike Gold Lone Star zone assays 1.32 g/t Au over 47.0 m and 1.11 g/t Au over 36.25 m

Exploration continues to affirm multiple local sources of bedrock gold mineralization within the Klondike District.

B.C’s historical Kootenay-Boundary district mining region gathers attention

Golden Dawn Minerals, KG Exploration Inc. and GGX Gold Corp. are among the companies setting foot in the area.

Filing of management information circular for merger with Randgold

Barrick Gold Corporation announced today that it has filed its management information circular and related voting materials in connection with a special meeting of shareholders to be held on November 5, 2018.

Pretium falls despite reporting increased gold output at its Canadian gold mine

Company said output at its Brucejack gold mine, in Canada's British Columbia, climbed 13 percent in the third quarter of the year to 92,641 ounces, compared to 82,203 ounces in the same period last year.

Hawkeye stakes new claims in Golden Triangle

HAWKEYE has claimed another 137 hectares at the company’s McBride property in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle.

Canada won’t appeal pipeline ruling, relaunches consultation

Canada won’t appeal a court decision that quashed the federally owned Trans Mountain pipeline project, but will relaunch consultations in a bid to get it built.

Mitsubishi, Sumitomo said to be after Teck’s Quebrada Blanca mine

Other companies interested in partnering with Teck include Freeport-McMoRan, China’s Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) and Canada’s base metals miner Lundin Mining.

Old, large soil stockpiles and mine site restoration

Can soil from an old, large stockpile still retain viable organics for successful site reclamation?

The business of heat: British Columbia resource sector struggles to beat the heat

The province’s businesses grapple with the challenge of rising costs, threats to natural resources and changes in consumer spending patterns.

Water shortage threatens BC copper-gold mine

Not the first time.

Newmont drops $275 million on northern BC project

Golden Triangle.

Mining-sector executives dominate top-paid list

Executives who work for companies in the mining and metals sector nabbed 44 spots on the list.

Ecofiscal Commission urges Govt’s to make environmental disasters less likely by closing gaps in policy

Responsible Risk: How putting a price on environmental risk makes disasters less likely.

All eyes on the golden triangle as summer drill season begins

Industry watchers are keeping their eyes on summer drilling in British Columbia's Golden Triangle for signs of the next GT Gold or Garibaldi Resources.

B2Gold opens major new solar farm at its Namibia mine

The plant is expected to improve B2Gold’s economic returns, reduce impacts on the environment and become a potential funding source for community development.