British Columbia

Waste has just stopped leaking from Mount Polley mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 10, 2014
Waste has just stopped leaking from Mount Polley mine

A government inspection to the Mount Polley mine last week found waste was still leaking from its breached tailing dam facility.

All quiet on the gold front: time to buy — Westhaven

GlobeNewswire | September 12, 2014

Westhaven hunts for bonanza grade gold on its Shovelnose gold property.

Another setback for Canadian met coal mine in Tahltan territory

Business in Vancouver | September 9, 2014
Another setback for Canadian met coal mine in Tahltan territory

The government of Canada's British Columbia, has hit the pause button on a high-grade anthracite coal mine proposed by Fortune Minerals Limited in the northwest part of the province.

Taseko Mines buying Curis Resources for Arizona copper project

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 9, 2014
Taseko Mines buying Curis Resources for Arizona copper project

The all-share deal that guarantees Taseko access to the advanced-stage Florence copper project.

Canadian junior to acquire gold project in Australia

Business in Vancouver | September 9, 2014
Canadian junior to acquire gold project in Australia

Vancouver’s Monument Mining (TSX-V:MMY) has entered into an agreement to purchase 100% of the Tuckanarra gold project in Western Australia.

The ironies of shipping U.S. coal from B.C.

Globe and Mail | September 8, 2014
The ironies of shipping U.S. coal from B.C.

The latest battleground for U.S. President Barack Obama’s so-called war on coal isn’t even in the lower 48 states. It’s across the border in British Columbia.

Northern Gateway pipeline unlikely to start in 2018

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 4, 2014
Northern Gateway pipeline unlikely to start in 2018

The firm no longer expects to complete its $7.3 billion (and climbing) project in four years.

MINING.com staffer a Jack Webster Award finalist

Michael Allan McCrae | September 3, 2014
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MINING.com's coverage of Pascua Lama was recognized by the Jack Webster Foundation today and selected as a finalist in the category Execellent in Digital Journalism. Ana Komnenic, former assistant editor at MINING.com, was chosen for her piece: TIMELINE; Pascua Lama …

INFOGRAPHIC: The case for transporting oil over water

Resource Works | August 31, 2014
oil tanker infographic

"We can't ignore the benefits."

Jack Caldwell

Why Mount Polley failed

Jack Caldwell | August 29, 2014
examining map

Jack Caldwell speculates on why Mt. Polley failed by examining the satellite images.

Imperial Metals new copper and gold mine ready to begin production

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 26, 2014
Imperial Metals new copper and gold mine ready to begin production

The company said its Red Chris copper and gold mine, in northwest B.C., will start up once a power line is completed next month.

Alaska lawmakers ask Kerry to intercede on B.C. mines: BIV

Jeffrey Richmond | August 24, 2014
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Mt. Polley disaster figuratively spills over the U.S. border.

Abandoned Canadian mining town up for sale

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 24, 2014
Abandoned Canadian mining town up for sale

Listed for Cdn $995,000.

Mount Polley spurs call for uranium tailings check

Jeffrey Richmond | August 20, 2014
mount polley spurs call for uranium tailings check feat

Seven firms have until September 15 to respond.

Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Authorities said Grupo Mexico lied about a spill of 40,000 cubic meters of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam in the northern state of Sonora.

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca

Ross Beaty on the end of his Lumina Group dynasty

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 19, 2014
ross beaty feat

"I am really pleased that First Quantum has successfully acquired our Taca Taca deposit."

Jack Caldwell

Mt. Polley: Expert panel review

Jack Caldwell | August 19, 2014
mt polley expert panel review

"I do not believe a better panel could be found."

Bennett unveils 2 plans sparked by Mount Polley

Jeffrey Richmond | August 18, 2014
mount polley disaster feat

"Everything is on the table."

Imperial Metal to raise $100 M to cover Mount Polley cleanup costs

Business in Vancouver | August 15, 2014
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Imperial’s battered stocks took a healthy bump of more than 10%.

Before and after satellite photos of the Mount Polley tailings pond spill

Michael Allan McCrae | August 14, 2014
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Destructive path down the length of Hazeltine Creek

Imperial Metals evicted by B.C. First Nation

Jeffrey Richmond | August 13, 2014
imperial metals evicted from b.c. first nation's land feat

Band cites Mount Polley disaster in rejecting mine development.

Mexican copper mine 'too slow' to report spill

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 13, 2014
Mexican copper mine too slow to report spill: authorities

Grupo Mexico has denied reports claiming it did not immediately report a massive acid spill from its Buenavista mine in the country's north.

Satellite photo shows impact of Mount Polley breach

Michael Allan McCrae | August 12, 2014
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An estimated 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic metres of fine sand was released.

Protesters slam Imperial Metals over Mount Polley

Jeffrey Richmond | August 12, 2014
rally slams imperial metals over mount polley disaster feat

"We have two once pristine lakes that are now Imperial Metals tailings ponds."

Mexico copper mine spill pollutes water supplies 40 km from U.S. border

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 12, 2014
Mexico copper mine spill pollutes water supplies 40 km from U.S. border

While Canada and the U.S. look at Mount Polley disaster's aftermath, another big spill has contaminated rivers a bit further south.

What the Mount Polley disaster means for mining companies: Steve Todoruk

Sprott Group | August 11, 2014
What the Mount Polley Disaster Means for Mining Companies

The mining industry can’t give guarantees just as airlines can’t.

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