Alicia Du, general manager of HJT Steel Tower North America Co. Ltd., is standing inside a large steel cylinder.
Mines, Products & equipment, 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
September 2015—Brucejack.
Mines, British Columbia

Brucejack Gold Mine Construction

A photo timeline of the Brucejack Gold Mine construction.

by Jillian Clark
Picture of diamond.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Birks unveils the first 200 diamonds from Quebec

Birks is first jeweller to offer customers diamonds from the Stornoway Renard Mine.

An oil ship along B.C.'s North Coast.
Energy, Safety, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Tanker Moratorium on BC North Coast goes beyond original intent & is unnecessary: CAPP states

The proposed moratorium could impair Canada’s oil and natural gas resources from reaching new markets.

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
Group workshop photo.
First Nations, Mines, Ontario

Rock Star Peter Moses: Fostering First Nations relationships in mining

The PDAC awarded Peter Moses with the 2017 Skookum Jim Award for his exceptional service educating Aboriginal communities on mining opportunities.

by Jillian Clark
(Left) Duane Gingrich, Senior Vice President, North America for Amec Foster Wheeler’s Mining business; (right) Chief Reg Bellerose, President of Muskowekwan Resources Ltd., Saskatchewan's first wholly-owned First Nations mining company.
First Nations, Mines, Saskatchewan

Paving the way with potash

Amec Foster Wheeler has signed an MOU with the Muskowekwan First Nations and Encanto Potash Corp.

by Jillian Clark
In 2014, John Kinnear (centre) stands in front of a memorial as part of a honour guard during the 100th anniversary of the Hillcrest Mine Disaster, when 189 men were lost.
History, Mines, British Columbia

Third-generation coal miner and local historian

John Kinnear followed his father into the mines, then dedicated 35 years to remembering lost coal miners of Western Canada.

by Jillian Clark
The crocodilian track slab Kevin Sharman identified while working at Teck Resources' Quintette Mine.
History, British Columbia

Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia—not your typical mining town

Small British Columbia town finds harmony between industries as it endures ups and downs of mining.

by Jillian Clark
The twin towns of Michel and Natal were the original settlements in the Elk Valley.
History, Mines, British Columbia

The struggles and spirit of Canadian coal mining towns

History of coal mining in Sparwood and the Elk Valley

by Jillian Clark
Ammolite is rainbow-coloured even in its raw form.
Exploration, Mines, Products & equipment, Alberta

Korite finds rare gems in Alberta

Korite, a Canadian-owned, Calgary-based company is on a mission to colour the world with ammolite.

by Jillian Clark
Ikea Canada is set to purchase a $58.6 million wind power facility near Drumheller, Alberta.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta

IKEA makes move to purchase second wind farm in Alberta

IKEA creates a sustainable future for their shoppers

by Jillian Clark
Picture of gloved hand, displaying a piece of glass with a wafer-thin piece of silicon on it.
Energy, Products & equipment

The Age of Solar? Cutting-edge technology is helping to usher in a new era of alternative energy use

California-based Rayton Solar aims to create the world's most cost-effective source of energy, and is proving as a catalyst for other innovative entrepreneurs.

by Elizabeth James