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.
Shares in Thompson Creek Metals (TSX:TCM, NYSE:TC) sunk to 52-week lows, after news broke last Wednesday that the B.C.-focused company is putting its Endako molybdenum mine on temporary suspension.
A group of First Nations from Williams Lake, B.C., whose territory includes the area devastated by the Mount Polley tailings pond breach has created a detailed mining policy that will apply to existing, proposed and future projects in its territory.
“With this mining policy we can no longer be ignored or imposed upon"
There was a depression in North America in 1893, and the Vancouver economy sagged for several years. But it rebounded in 1897, when the city became one of the launching points for the Klondike Gold Rush.
The company has entered the Environmental Assessment Review process for its Aley Mine project with the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO).
The results of a third-party review into the design of a northwestern B.C. gold and copper mine says it has the potential to cause significantly more environmental damage than the recent collapse of the Mount Polley tailings pond.
A catastrophic tailings dam breach at its Mount Polley mine in British Columbia has taken a toll on Imperial Metals' (TSX:III) bottom line.
The Indian group opposing Imperial Metals Corp.'s Red Chris mine, known as the Klabona Keepers, says that nobody properly consulted its members about the project, a "grave and serious" violation of aboriginal rights.
The sector created 40,960 direct and 27,471 indirect jobs in 2011, paying $4.6 billion in salaries.
British Columbia's Energy Minister Bill Bennett wants to show Alaskans why the province’s resource sector is not a threat to the state's environment and salmon fishery.
The company's Line 9B reversal project has been delayed after the National Energy Board requested additional info last month.
A 46% drop in revenues.
A controversial mining project in Tumbler Ridge, BC, would include a massive conveyor belt to transport coal underneath the Murray River, a mining executive told an industry conference.
The National Energy Board said Kinder Morgan can conduct survey work at Burnaby Mountain, despite opposition from the city.
A standout among three of the best Alaska and Yukon gold juniors today.
Recognizing the realities of global energy sector competition and under fire from major LNG proponents prior to being finalized, the BC Liberal government’s tax structure for liquefied natural gas production in the Western Canadian province.
Welder at work.
B.C.’s Mines Ministry says release could jeopardize the outcome of several government investigations into the case.
The EU new plan changes how refiners label the carbon intensity of their fuel.
Suit is significant for who it is naming.
Metro Vancouver residents polled in a new survey are also concerned that coal dust from a recently approved loading facility at Fraser Surrey Docks will harm regional air quality.
Output for this year is expected to be between 40,000 and 60,000 ounces of gold, reaching 7,000 tonnes a day by 2018.
With 24 million cubic metres of water and tailings flushed downstream of the Mount Polley gold and copper mine, the company’s biggest challenge now is to keep the remaining tailings and water contained.
Producers’ limited export pipeline capacity coupled with the end of the U.S. summer driving season has tend to lead to oil surpluses, sending prices down. .. Not this year.
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