British Columbia Mining News

Mount Polley permitted to pipe treated wastewater into Quesnel Lake

Imperial Metals (TSX:III) has been granted a water discharge permit from the B.C. government that will allow the company to flow treated mine wastewater from the Mount Polley mine into Quesnel Lake.

Barkerville shares up 20% after spectacular discovery

BGM discovers formerly unidentified vein network grading 19.2 g/t Au over 54.4m including 32.06 g/t Au over 30.7m at Cariboo project in British Columbia.

Fresh Cariboo drilling gives Barkerville shares another leg up

Vancouver junior is up 70% in a month after a string of positive updates from its flagship Cariboo gold project in British Columbia.

Canadians asked to weigh in on Teck’s proposed oil sands mine

The Frontier project is located 110 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, in Alberta, around 40 kilometres from the Fort McKay First Nation's reserve.

INTERACTIVE MAP: World's top 10 gold deposits

Together these giant orebodies contain reserves worth $796 billion at today's gold price.

BGM receives permit for mining on Barkerville Mountain

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. announces that it has successfully completed the permit amendment process required by the Mines Act (British Columbia), and has received the required permits to begin the development and mining of the Bonanza Ledge Deposit on Barkerville Mountain near Wells, British Columbia.

Iskut could be as important to Seabridge as KSM

Seabridge's Iskut project has the potential to be another success story like its flagship, 100%-owned KSM project.

Eastern Canada now the preferred mineral exploration investment destination

While wew mines continue to open in British Columbia, the perceptionis that the province is no longer a welcome place for mineral exploration.

IDM Mining to commence resource expansion underground drilling at Red Mountain Gold Project and appoints project and mine managers

IDM Mining Ltd. is pleased to announce that crews have mobilized to its Red Mountain Project near Stewart, B.C. to initiate its spring 2017 phase I underground drilling program.

The 20 best mining schools in the world

The rankings are based on data for academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per paper and research impact.

Environmental review panel nixes proposed Ajax mine

A prospective copper-gold mine in south-central British Columbia has been handed a setback by local First Nations who oppose the project.

Explorers frustrated with waiting times for permits in B.C., the Territories

On the level of transparency in the approvals process, jurisdictions in the US, Australia and Scandinavia performed better than Canada, a fresh report by the Fraser Institute, shows.

AME responds to B.C. provincial budget 2017

Balanced budget to support mineral explorers through tax credits and investing in permitting.

Enbridge buys stake in one of Europe’s largest wind parks for $1.7bn

The Hohe See wind park, to be located in the North Sea, has a planned capacity of about 500 megawatts.

World's largest gold project bulked up again

Shares in Seabridge Gold jumps after Toronto company adds 3m ounces gold and 2.1bn pounds copper resources at its KSM project in northern British Columbia.

Teck swings to profit in Q4 but misses expectations

The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, benefitted from the price rally — steelmaking coal climbed 155.5% to $207 in the quarter.

Taseko heads to court to try resurrecting New Prosperity 

Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO) is not giving up on its plan to build a large copper-gold mine in north-central British Columbia, despite two earlier rejections by the Government of Canada.

Skeena Resources and Tahltan Central Government Sign Communications Agreement

Skeena Resources Limited and Tahltan Central Government are pleased to announce that they have signed a Communications Agreement. The Communications Agreement provides guidance to the Parties for ongoing discussions and engagement regarding Skeena’s projects in Tahltan traditional territory.

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.