British Columbia

British Columbia is a province with a rich mining history and a wealth of mining potential yet undiscovered. Early mining operations brought gold and coal to the surface; today, these and many other valuable minerals are bringing prosperity to B.C. communities.

Recent British Columbia articles

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
Bill Bennett
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, British Columbia Eagle Plains Resources: former BC Mines Minister Bill Bennett appointed to the Board of Directors

Based in Cranbrook, B.C., Eagle Plains continues to conduct research, acquire and explore mineral projects throughout western Canada.

CNRE EXPO 2017—135 exhibitors in attendance
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia The CNRE Expo 2017 in Prince George goes off without a hitch

In case you missed it, here's a photo essay of the recent Canadian North Resources Expo held in Prince George.

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 recent CNRE Expo in Prince George attracted over 8,000 visitors.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Strong attendance & interest mark CNRE Expo in Prince George

Staff and management of the Canada North Resources Expo (CNRE) were thrilled to see an impressive array of heavy equipment professionals at the CN Centre.

Women holding core sample.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, British Columbia Seabridge Gold confirms transfer of Red Mountain claims to IDM Mining

The Red Mountain Project covers an area of 17,125 hectares and is located 15km northeast of the town of Stewart, BC.

Indigenous groups confront Imperial Metals at their AGM
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Indigenous groups confront Imperial Metals at their AGM

Indigenous groups confront Imperial Metals at their AGM

Acting President and Vice President, Energy Carlos Salas presents information on Search III in Fort St. John, May 18, 2017
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Latest Geoscience BC project to reveal geology of north central and northeastern BC

Called Search Phase III, the survey will use helicopters fitted with magnetic sensors to build a better understanding of geology in the area.

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.

Vancouver-based Pretivm Resources' Brucejack mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Brucejack By the Numbers

Vancouver-based Pretivm Resources' Brucejack mine is a massive project with huge numbers associated with it.

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
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.
Rock Stars, 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
Collage of Britannia Mine Museum Family Fun Day pictures.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, British Columbia Britannia Mine Museum Launches “I HEART Carbon” Exhibit at Family Fun Day

The Britannia Mine Museum Family Fun Day is on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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
Eagle Plains Resources Ltd., a Cranbrook, B.C.-based mineral exploration company, was founded in 1992 by Bob Termuende and his son, Tim.
Rock Stars, 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
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