British Columbia Mining News

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.

Canada's Ajax mine could cost $100 million in lawsuits: Mining Watch

Taking as an example what’s happening at the Malartic mine in Quebec, the watchdog presented “conservative estimates” on possible actions against the gold and copper project in B.C.

MiningWatch to launch court action for Mount Polley disaster

MiningWatch plans to file a private prosecution against Mount Polley Mining Corporation and the B.C. government.

Golden Dawn — B.C.’s next powerhouse gold miner?

The company just took the next major step towards its ultimate goal of amassing over a million ounces of high-grade gold in an historic gold district in southern British Columbia.

IDM Mining's game plan: build a small mine to fund expansion

"We like small. Small is good."

Giant BC gold project receives new permits

Seabridge Gold is building a 2.1km adit for underground exploration at its 100%-owned KSM property, the world's largest gold-copper project by reserves.

Eritreans' case against Nevsun can proceed in Canada

“There is a real risk that the plaintiffs could not be provided with justice in Eritrea," said Justice Patrice Abrioux.