British Columbia Mining News

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.

Ascot finds more to like on the old Premier Mine site

Eric Sprott backed the company with a $20 million financing in August.

Enbridge selling major Saskatchewan pipeline system in Cdn$1 billion deal

Cash from the sale will be used to proceed with the takeover of Spectra Energy and fund other growth projects.

Canadian mining company and global private equity firm partner to develop the Silvertip Mine

Vancouver-based JDS Silver Inc. has just received USD$65 million from resources-focused private equity firm Denham Capital.

Skeena completes acquisition of Mount Rainey Silver

Mount Rainey Silver’s primary asset is a 100% owned portfolio of 46 Crown-granted mineral claims covering the past-producing, underground Prosperity–Porter Idaho–Silverado silver property located in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia in the Skeena Mining Division.

US environmentalist to restart three met-coal mines

Restarting idled coal mines might seem like an odd way to fight climate change, but that’s the plan for a U.S. conservationist and his business partners, who recently acquired three Tumbler Ridge-Chetwynd area coal mines.

Northern Gateway will not appeal Federal Court of Appeal decision that reversed project approval

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr has until Thursday to make a decision.

North Montney pipeline gets extension

Sunset start clause for the pipeline tied to Petronas LNG project extended from June 2016 to June 2017

Mining threats UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

Out of 75 documented threats against nine designated natural and cultural sites, 23 belong to the "physical resource extraction" category.

B.C. coal mine poised for restart

Interest is spurred by the rebound in coal price, and by knowledge that steel mills in Asia are looking to diversify their coal import portfolios.

Mount Polley disaster could have been a lot worse — report

Two years after the mine’s massive tailings pond collapse, the tarnished Golden Triangle environmental and economic fallout continues.

Gitxaala Nation accuses B.C. government of delaying mining site clean-up

Banks Island Gold along with its CEO and chief geologist, are facing charges for allegedly 200 kg of waste material in the streams around the Yellow Giant gold mine, near Prince Rupert, B.C.