Taseko Mines Mining News

Taseko gets permit and board approval for construction of Florence copper test facility

The Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an order denying any further review of the Underground Injection Control (UIC) Permit granted in 2016 for Taseko's Florence Copper Project.

Forest fires force temporary closure of two BC mines

A hot and dry summer in British Columbia has set forests aflame, and last week the effects of Mother Nature were felt by two prominent BC mines.

Taseko in court to appeal defamation win by enviro-group

Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO), the company behind a large copper-gold project in north-central British Columbia, was back in court last week to appeal a 2016 decision that went against it.

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.

Taseko may look into Gibraltar copper mine expansion after new claims acquisition

The news comes two weeks after Taseko revealed it was considering restarting the molybdenum circuit at Gibraltar mine, which has been idled since the third quarter of 2015 due to low metal prices.

Taseko calls shareholders to vote against dissidents

Raging River Capital LP is leading a bitter proxy battle against some of the company’s key directors.

Taseko: Court approves judicial review of New Prosperity mines decision

The Federal Court has rejected an application by Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) to sue the federal government for rejecting its gold-copper mine in the Cariboo-Chilcotin, but will allow judicial reviews to proceed.

Taseko announces improved economics at its Gibraltar copper mine

This new mine plan is a result of a detailed, six-month engineering study and forms the basis of an updated NI 43-101 compliant reserve.

Tsilhqot’in leader wins $175,000 environmental prize

Marilyn Baptiste, a Tsilhqot’in First Nation councillor who was on the front lines in the fight against the Prosperity and New Prosperity mine is in San Francisco has received an international environmental award worth $175,000.

Taseko’s defamation trial resumes end of March

The B.C. Supreme Court case examining the defamation suit launched by Taseko Mines Ltd. against the Wilderness Committee will resume March 31.

Taseko, Wilderness Committee square off in court

Wilderness Committee is in court this week defending itself against a defamation suit over the New Prosperity Mine.

Taseko's Aley Niobium Project Enters Environmental Assessment Process

The company has entered the Environmental Assessment Review process for its Aley Mine project with the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO).

Taseko launches civil suit

Suit is significant for who it is naming.

Taseko Mines buying Curis Resources for Arizona copper project

The all-share deal that guarantees Taseko access to the advanced-stage Florence copper project.

Taseko upbeat on New Prosperity after land ruling

Miner confident project will move forward.

"Consider M&A option": Laurentian bank tells Taseko

The bank suggests Taseko should merge with other fellow Canadian miners and form “B.C. Mining Inc,” creating a significant producer with low political risk.

Taseko announces record quarterly copper and molybdenum shipments

In the first quarter 2014, total production was 34.5 million pounds of copper and 566 thousand pounds of molybdenum, a 49% and 59% increase, respectively, since the first quarter 2013.

Canada must open mining to First Nations to remain competitive— study

Canada should allow more private ownership of mineral rights, particularly from First Nations, says the Fraser Institute latest report.

New Prosperity assessment was 'very damning': Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the weight of the environmental assessment compelled his government to reject the New Prosperity mine proposal.

Taseko responds to Government of Canada's decision on New Prosperity project

The federal government has once again stood in the way of the development of an important project to British Columbia.

New Prosperity rejected again

"Significant adverse environmental effects that cannot be mitigated."

Mining in Canada’s B.C. remains strong, but facing labour, indigenous issues

B.C. saw several projects expand, as well as new mines to begin construction, which drove job creation. But mining also faced opposition and labour shortage.

Opponents of New Prosperity Mine rally in front of Taseko headquarters

The protest comes at a critical time for the New Prosperity mine.

BC Chamber of Commerce rallies support for Taseko's New Prosperity

Responsible mining is 'one of the most viable ways to sustain our communities,' said Williams Lake mayor.

Taseko files papers to set aside New Prosperity findings

Vancouver-based Taseko Mines is asking a federal court to set aside a panel's findings related to damage to water resources at its New Prosperity copper-gold project in BC.