British Columbia Mining News

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.

Canada's Teck adopts new resource extraction technology

Teck displayed some of its high-tech approaches to mining at the recent B.C. Tech Summit.

New First Nations led campaign calls for improved mining practices and better regulation in British Columbia

Province’s contribution to a clean energy future at risk unless changes are made.

Centerra gets $200 million for royalty portfolio and Kemess silver stream

The miner is receiving an upfront cash payment of $155 million for AuRico Metals’ royalty portfolio and about $45 million payable in four tranches for Kemess's silver output.

IDM Mining expects environmental permits for Red Mountain by Sept.

The company expects both the province and the federal government environmental decisions on the gold-silver project to be issued in the third quarter of the year.

First Nation and British Columbia to share gold mine tax revenue

The agreement is aimed at ensuring that the Indigenous group receives a share of the mineral tax revenue collected from the Brucejack Gold Mine.

Optimism returns to B.C.'s mining sector as revenues rise by over a third in the last year

Prices for most metals and minerals produced in the province continue to steadily recover from multi-year lows.

Golden Triangle’s red line

BC's Golden Triangle is now hot again after many years of neglect.

First ever Resources for Future Generations conference expected to attract upwards of 2,000 attendees

The conference will bring sustainability and ethical issues around energy, mining, and water into the spotlight.

StrikePoint grabs historic Porter Idaho silver asset from Skeena

Skeena will receive Cdn$1.75 million in cash plus another Cdn$1.75 million in StrikePoint common shares at a value of Cdn$0.225, based upon the 20-day average price of the stock.

Western Canada miner wants new copper property in B.C.

Most records of early exploration work on the property have been lost.

Canadian miner sees future in graphite

Eagle Plains has acquired the 711-hectare Slocan Graphite Project in B.C.

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. receives initial US$58m from Maseve mine sale to pay down debt

RBPlat is next to acquire 100% of the shares in Maseve, the holding company of the Maseve Mine.

Teck ups stake in Chile Quebrada Blanca copper mine in $162.5m deal

Company now owns 90% of Compañía Minera Teck Quebrada Blanca, which main asset is the namesake copper project in Northern Chile.

Inomin acquires multi-mineral property in British Columbia

The 420-hectare property is located in the New Westminster Mining Division of southwestern British Columbia.

Open for business? Not BC

An onslaught of recent policies from Premier John Horgan's government has weakened B.C.'s investment climate, sending all the wrong signals to investors.

Grizzly wants to buy Robocop

Robocop is comprised of five mineral claims totalling 9,891 acres north of the Canada-US border.