British Columbia Mining News

AME responds to B.C. provincial budget 2017

Balanced budget to support mineral explorers through tax credits and investing in permitting.

Enbridge buys stake in one of Europe’s largest wind parks for $1.7bn

The Hohe See wind park, to be located in the North Sea, has a planned capacity of about 500 megawatts.

World's largest gold project bulked up again

Shares in Seabridge Gold jumps after Toronto company adds 3m ounces gold and 2.1bn pounds copper resources at its KSM project in northern British Columbia.

Teck swings to profit in Q4 but misses expectations

The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, benefitted from the price rally — steelmaking coal climbed 155.5% to $207 in the quarter.

Taseko heads to court to try resurrecting New Prosperity 

Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO) is not giving up on its plan to build a large copper-gold mine in north-central British Columbia, despite two earlier rejections by the Government of Canada.

Skeena Resources and Tahltan Central Government Sign Communications Agreement

Skeena Resources Limited and Tahltan Central Government are pleased to announce that they have signed a Communications Agreement. The Communications Agreement provides guidance to the Parties for ongoing discussions and engagement regarding Skeena’s projects in Tahltan traditional territory.

Dolly Varden: Exploring a high-grade silver district in British Columbia

The Critical Investor examines Dolly Varden Silver, a junior exploration company fully focusing on the Dolly Varden silver district, which is home to several former high-grade silver mines.

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.

Crown attempts to stay MiningWatch’s charges against Mount Polley

The federal government is seeking a withdrawal of the criminal charges before the NGO has the chance to present any evidence.

Another 37 conditions for Trans Mountain pipeline

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

Goldcorp sells mines in Mexico, Guatemala for about $470 million

As part of the world's third largest gold producer by market value's ongoing efforts to focus on highly profitable, core assets.

Vancouver junior surges after Goldcorp injection

Auryn Resources will use the C$41 million for 55,000m of exploration drilling across six gold-copper-silver projects in Canada and Peru this year.

B.C. coal mine to restart, hiring back 200+ workers

Last fall, Conuma put 170 coal miners back to work at the Brule mine. The company is now busy hiring back another 220 miners at the Wolverine mine.

AuRico Metals snaps up prospect generator Kiska Metals for CAD$9.6 million

Aurico Metals (TSX:AMI) has added to its royalty portfolio and flagship B.C. asset through the acquisition of Kiska Metals Corporation (TSXV:KSK).

IDM Mining signs LOI to sell Yukon portfolio to Strikepoint Gold

IDM Mining Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to sell IDM’s extensive portfolio of properties located in the Yukon to StrikePoint Gold Inc.

These were the top Canadian mining topics of 2016

Commodity price recovery; King Coal on the way out; mining tech on the way in — among the most covered issues this year.

Copper producers feel the Trump bump

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

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.

Canadian Gov't grants key licence for world’s largest gold project

The 25-year permit for Seabridge’s KSM is key for the construction, operation and maintenance of a water storage facility.

What's happening in the Golden Triangle is 'game changing' – Colorado Resources CEO

The company's targets are high-grade gold veins similar to the Snip Mine and Pretivm Resources Valley of the King deposit, as well as bulk tonnage copper-gold mineralization similar to Seabridge Resources KSM Project.

Seabridge Gold drilling supports expansion of deep Kerr Mine plan

Seabridge Gold today announced that results from the final three core holes drilled this year at Deep Kerr successfully filled in the gaps required to support a southern extension of the deposit.

World’s largest gold project just got rather expensive

Updated study shows it would cost $5 billion, or over 20% of Barrick Gold's current market value.

New PEA for Seabridge's KSM is a game-changer

Calling the new preliminary economic assessment for Seabridge Gold's KSM "a big improvement for a unique massive Au-Cu project," Paradigm Capital believes the company will continue to build value for investors.

Owner of world's largest gold project just hit the jackpot again

Seabridge Gold, the company behind the massive KSM project in northern B.C., has identified a large, untested target at Iskut.