AME's Jonathan Buchanan (Director, Information and Public Affairs)
Exploration

Things looking up for both mining and mineral exploration in B.C.

Revenues, employment and commodity prices are up in B.C.'s mining industry

by Peter Caulfield
A fire burns into the air
Education, Safety, British Columbia

Fire, cows and a whole lot of miners

See a collection of exceptional photos from the 62nd Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition in Kimberley, B.C.

by Kyle Born
K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is pleased to accept their first domestic rail cars built by National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario.
Mining Insider K+S Potash Canada ready to serve North American market as new domestic rail cars are delivered

K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is pleased to accept their first domestic rail cars built by National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario.

Photo courtesy Oceanic Iron Ore Corp.
Energy Oceanic provides corporate update

Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. is pleased to provide a corporate update on progress in respect of the company’s Hopes Advance project.

FLSmidth is working on creating feasible, large-scale filtration systems.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology

New life for old technology

FLSmidth, member of the MSABC, applies existing technology to increase efficiency and minimize environmental footprint in mining operations.

by Jillian Clark
A head shot of Rodger McLean, the new chair of MSABC
Education, Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia

Mining suppliers adopt a green future

Rodger McLean, chair of the MSABC, talks about membership benefits and updating mandates to prioritize environmental responsibility.

by Jillian Clark
The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation (LCIC) this week launched a new game-changing economic development marketing program in Trail.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia

Metal Tech Alley celebrates grand opening in Trail

Metal Tech Alley has been created with the input and engagement of multiple stakeholders, citizens, business leaders and community officials.

Veolia's Actiflo water treatment technology was the perfect fit for Pretivm's Brucejack Gold Mine. Pictured here is the mine site amidst mountains and a lake.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia

Veolia Water Technologies settles in at Brucejack Mine

Veolia Water Technologies’ Actiflo technology is installed at Pretivm’s Brucejack Gold Mine.

by Jillian Clark
Three wind turbines are located on flat land near an irrigated field with mountains in the background.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global

New winds are blowing: Canada’s energy shifts to renewable resources

According to the National Energy Board, Canada ranks higher than other developed countries in regards to its energy derived from renewable resources

by Jillian Clark
Bill Robertson is standing on a mountain and checking structure locations prior to construction at the Brucejack Gold Mine.
Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia

Introducing R&R Utility Limited’s president Bill Robertson

Bill Robertson, co-founder and president of R&R Utility, shares his decades of experience with younger engineers.

by Jillian Clark
Alicia Du, general manager of HJT Steel Tower North America Co. Ltd., is standing inside a large steel cylinder.
Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia

Alicia Du started in international trading

Alicia Du, general manager of HJT Steel Tower North America Co. Ltd., has found a successful career in international trading.

by Jillian Clark
An aerial view of the Brucejack Mine site in September 2015
Mines, British Columbia

A summary of the construction of the Brucejack Gold Mine

A photo timeline of the construction of the Brucejack Gold Mine near Stewart, B.C.

by Jillian Clark
The team of Axis Mountain Technical specializes in working in challenging locations, such as this mountaintop.
Company Profiles, Exploration, Mines, Safety, British Columbia

Extreme construction: Mountain edition

The partners of Axis Mountain Technical share similar values, working styles and perseverance through the extremes.

by Jillian Clark
Pictured are the three co-founders of Osisko Mining (L to R): John Burzynski, president and CEO; Sean Roosen, chair of the board; and Robert Wares, executive vice-president exploration and resource development.
Company Profiles, Mines, Quebec

From snakes to suits: Rock star John Burzynski

The co-founders of Osisko Mining are geologists first who have found success in the business world.

by Jillian Clark
Eagle Plains Resources Ltd., a Cranbrook, B.C.-based mineral exploration company, was founded in 1992 by Bob Termuende and his son, Tim.
Exploration, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon

Seeking paydirt: Rock Star Tim Termuende

Mineral exploration is a long-shot game with a high expectation of failure—so what attracts people to it?

by Marie Milner
The photo shows the Roben Jig, with a cylinder that
Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia

Water-based coal sample cleaning technology could eliminate economic risk of coal exploration

Canadian Carbonization Research Association (CCRA) and Geoscience BC will begin a joint research project to test the accuracy and potential of the Roben Jig.

by Jillian Clark
Bruce Madu is standing on a rocky mountaintop with a walking stick near Roger’s Pass along the Trans-Canada Highway west of Field, B.C.
British Columbia

Rock Star Bruce Madu: Public sector geologist

Bruce Madu, vice-president of minerals and mining at Geoscience BC has dedicated his career to sharing geoscience with the public.

by Jillian Clark
A view of the Brucejack mine buildings in April 2017 with patches of snow on the landscape
Mines, British Columbia

Pretivm Resources’ Brucejack gold mine nears production

Joseph Ovsenek, president of Pretivm Resources, explains the process its Brucejack mine followed from feasibility to production.

by Jillian Clark