British Columbia Mining News

Skeena shares take off on BC Golden Triangle drilling

Past-producing Snip mine delivers again for Vancouver junior six months after acquiring property from Barrick Gold.

Equinox Gold to start full-scale construction at Brazilian mine

The Canadian miner wants to increase production to 135,000 ounces of gold per year.

Canadian junior plunges ahead with three cobalt projects in B.C.

Vancouver-based Cruz Cobalt is ready to kick off an airborne work program at its three B.C.-based properties amid high prices for the commodity

Drilling in Stars

A winter drilling program has begun on the Stars mine in British Columbia.

Centerra Gold halts mill operations in British Columbia due to lack of water

About 20% of the world’ fresh water is found in Canada.

Millennial expands lithium operations in Argentina

New acquisition would increase the Canadian company's holdings in Salta to 8,664 hectares.

Value of top 50 mining companies surge $140 billion in 2017

More than half the 2017 combined market cap gains for the world's largest listed miners accrued to just five firms as gold producers drop out of top 10.

World’s top bullion producer to sell former world’s highest-grade gold mine

The deal was signed between Barrick Gold and Skeena Resources.

Canadian diamond producer dealing with water issues in South Africa

"The lower number of carats tendered and sold is attributable to a reduction in the volume of material being processed," the company revealed.

Antofagasta has a new project in Canada

This is the second deal the Chilean miner signs with Vancouver-based Evrim Resource.

First Cobalt merges with CobalTech

The company is redeveloping the Keely-Frontier mine, a high-grade mine that produced over 3.3 million pounds of cobalt.

Canadian miner to survey property using Long Wave Infrared Imaging

Tasca Resources says the new technology is a significant advancement in exploration tools, particularly when it comes to developing potential exploration targets.

Enbridge, Michigan reach deal to boost pipelines safety, protect the Great Lakes

Agreement aims at boosting the safety of twin pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge.

Canadian agency clears up world’s largest gold project permitting process

Canada’s National Contact Point (NCP) said complains from an Alaskan group don't merit further examination, closing the file after only the initial assessment level of review.

Osisko's hybrid model could be the future of gold streaming

MINING.com talks to Sean Roosen, Chair and CEO of Osisko Gold Royalties about the future of the company and the gold royalty and streaming sector.

Centerra Gold to buy AuRico Metals in $243m friendly deal

Producer offers 38.5% cash premium for AuRico Metals developing the Kemess gold and copper project in British Columbia, Canada.

A $750m question, a mystery buyer and a seller called WHY

The deal for a magnesium deposit in British Columbia ranks No. 4 by transaction value among the year’s biggest mining-asset sales globally.

Imperial Metals announces $5 million private placement from billionaire backer

Imperial Metals reduced metal production targets earlier this month.

Juniors oppose Barrick’s plans to turn an old mine into a ski resort

"Barrick must be stopped!", a junior miner wrote.

Barrick Gold’s nickel mine could become a ski resort

The complex would be called the Giant Nickel All Season Resort.

Environmental group’s office raided to collect for Enbridge

After sending court bailiffs to seize property from Stand.earth, Enbridge backed off, saying it will not seize property after all.

Canadian magnesium explorer gains nearly 1,000% on asset sale

Investors in a Calgary-based junior will no doubt be clinking wine glasses and giving some extra thanks this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.

First gold poured at Rainy River, one of Canada’s newest mines

At full tilt, New Gold's Rainy River mine is expected to produce about 325,000 ounces of gold annually, during its 14-year estimated mine life.

Huge increase in BC exports of met coal this year

Recovery in exports for steelmaking coal in BC- global economy is looking good out to 2020.

Lucara sells world's second-largest diamond for $53 million

London-based Graff Diamonds paid nearly $47,777 per carat