British Columbia Mining News

Mining executive steps away from UBC keynote address ahead of securities hearing

Michael McPhie, former CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia, intends to clear his company’s name after it was implicated in share distribution scandal.

B2Gold hits record gold output in 2018 thanks to new Mali mine

For 2019, the Canadian miner forecasts gold production of between 935,000 and 975,000 ounces at all-in sustaining costs estimated at between $835 and $875 per ounce.

Skeena hits long (15m) and strong (31 g/t) at Eskay Creek

The company recently completed a surface drilling program on its Eskay Creek property in BC's Golden Triangle.

IDM’s Red Mountain gold and silver mine gets environmental permit

Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, said the proposed mine was not likely to have significant adverse effects if the 120 stipulated conditions were met.

GGX drills more high grade at Gold Drop in BC

Gold Drop was mined intermittently from 1919 to the 1980's and hosts 8 known gold bearing veins or vein systems.

Vector Structural Engineering now licensed in Canada

Rapidly growing firm's engineering expertise will help Canadian clients meet construction, budgetary, and licensing goals.

Benchmark extends Phoenix in Golden Triangle

The company drilled 730 metres across seven holes.

Orestone Mining expands Captain project

The Vancouver-based miner is staking an additional Cu-Au porphyry target.

Barkerville cuts long and strong intersections at Cow Mountain

The best hole assayed 8.70 g/t gold over 3.4 metres, including 169.50 g/t over 0.5 metre.

Pretium Resources gold output at Brucejack falls short of estimates

Its Brucejack underground mine in British Columbia generated 376,000 ounces of gold last year, or 97% of the expected production.

Ascot Resources enters agreement to acquire IDM Mining

The Vancouver-based miner said that the goal behind the proposed acquisition is to create a prominent BC gold exploration/development company.

Imperial Metals suspends operations at Mount Polley mine

The company said there will be no impact to the mine’s ongoing environmental monitoring and remediation program.

Surge Exploration announces spin-out company — CuGold

Surge will continue to hold its interest in its cobalt projects in both Chile and Ontario, and its lithium brine project in Chile.

Pan American Silver shareholders approve Tahoe Resources acquisition

Tahoe shareholders also approved the arrangement.

Juggernaut drills new gold zone at Midas in BC

The company believes the anomaly represents a deeper feeder source to the gold zone it just drilled.

Teck Resources invests in Sun Metals’ Stardust project

The company reports the region hosts a large geological endowment and supports numerous operating mines.

Mining innovation helps lead BC’s economy into high-tech future

BC risks a contraction of the mining sector of the economy by not taking concrete, immediate action while competitors advance initiatives of their own.

Pretium buys back gold-silver stream, closes $480m debt deal

In 2016, Brucejack was named the world’s highest grade “rookie” gold mine.

Seabridge on trail of large sulphide-bearing intrusion at Iskut

All indications point toward a large copper-gold porphyry system.

Pacific Empire expands copper-gold interests in British Columbia

The Vancouver-based miner consolidated a land position of over 90 square kilometres in the Babine copper-gold porphyry district in central British Columbia.

Jiulian Resources gets permit to drill BC's Big Kidd property

The Kelowna-based miner plans to establish up to 60 drill sites and four kilometres of exploration trail near Merritt.

Delrey Metals acquires vanadium assets in British Columbia

The Blackie property is located in a historic mining district.

Fission 3.0 seeks more shallow, high grade mineralization

Fission 3.0 Corp. is preparing to drill 4,400 metres at four high priority targets – Wales Lake, Patterson Lake North, Key Lake and Cree Bay (two holes).

Casa discovers new zone at Pitman in BC

Prospecting, rock and soil geochemical sampling graded as high as 231 grams per tonne silver, 2.83% copper and 6.15% zinc at the Dragon Tale zone over an area measuring 1.4 km by 0.7 km.

Amarc to drill Joy copper-gold project in BC

The company also identified three new targets that it says it can make drill ready through induced polarization and geological surveys in early 2019.