British Columbia Mining News

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.

British Columbia allows sand mine on Indigenous land

The BURNCO project is expected to create 40 full-time-equivalent positions per year over the two-year construction period.

The big squeeze: pain ahead if Alberta cuts oil flow to BC

BC drivers might be hit with more than gasoline price spikes should Alberta decide to play hardball.

Teck restarts Elkview dryer, to lose 200,000 tonnes of coal production

Company expects to lose about 200,000 tonnes in steelmaking coal output.

B.C. mining and exploration grew last year for the first time since 2012: EY

Exploration spending increased 20% across the Canadian province in 2017, reaching $246 million, compared with $205 million in 2016.

British Columbia to reform Environmental Assessment Process in the fall

Environmental assessments already underway will continue under the current process.

BC mining and exploration sees resurgence after years of stagnation

The survey found that exploration expenditures across BC totaled $246 million in 2017, up $41 million (20%), from the year before.

Nickel-copper-cobalt find vaults Vancouver junior to top of TSX-V ranking

Garibaldi Resources beats out tech, energy, life sciences firms for Toronto market's annual crown with 2,351% market cap gain and 150m shares traded.

Teck Resources down despite better profit in Q4

The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, said the boost in profit was mainly thanks to the reversal of an impairment charge related to an improvement in the outlook for steelmaking commodity.

World’s largest gold project just got even bigger

Seabridge Gold has bulked up again its already massive KSM gold-copper-silver project in northern British Columbia in both size and grade.

Seabridge dealing with damages from previous mining activities in northern BC

The Toronto-based miner is carrying out a comprehensive environmental remediation program at its Iskut project.

An update on the future of mining: urban mining

Technical analyst Clive Maund reviews the charts of two urban miners that he views as strong buys.

Former millwright suing Copper Mountain for wrongful dismissal

Gordon MacMillan filed a notice of civil claim, claiming “harassment and bullying permeated all levels of the defendant’s organizational structure.”

Shares in Vancouver vanadium junior tank after securities probe

Regulator in British Columbia wants clarification on Vanadiumcorp's economic assessment of its flagship Lac Doré project in Quebec.

Appeal of $15m BC thermal coal terminal project rejected by court

The appeal against the terminal at Fraser Surrey Docks was made by two community groups backed by Ecojustice last week.

Northern Dynasty: permitting for Southwest Alaska's Pebble Project remains on track

The 2017 settlement agreement provides a clear path for project review and permitting.

De Beers auction sales: what a difference a decade can make

"The last 10 years have been... an exciting time during which we’ve launched lots of industry firsts and helped reimagine the way the sector operates."

Teck says Elkview incident to cost 200,000 tonnes in production

This comes a week after the miner reported a "significant pressure" event at the mine.

Teck trades lower following mine explosion

The company reported a "significant pressure event" at its Elkview coal mine.

PJX wants to buy another gold mine in B.C.

The Toronto-based miner wants to buy the Gold Shear property, southwest of Cranbrook, British Columbia.