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
Picture of three men walking in front of Copco vehicle.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Global Atlas Copco announces Epiroc as name of the company to be dividended out in 2018

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions.

The inauguration of M/T Darnia Desgagnes ship.
Energy, Quebec A liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply solution available to all shipowners in Quebec

Gaz Métro and the Port of Montreal announce that an LNG supply solution for marine fuel will now be available at the Port of Montreal.

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
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