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

Aerial view of the Courageous Lake gold project.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Northwest Territories Seabridge discovers new gold zones at Courageous Lake

Seabridge Gold holds a 100% interest in several North American gold resource projects.

PwC Canada recently released the 50th edition of their annual report on the mining industry in British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Optimism returns to B.C.‘s mining sector as revenues rise by over a third in the last year

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems.

BC student carpenters from the TV and Film Crew Training program at North Island College are ready for their debut after ITA training.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global New board appointments for Industry Training Authority (ITA)—BC’s Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship

The Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has appointed six new board members to the Industry Training Authority (ITA).

Several people are standing together to accept their awards from FortisBC.
Energy, British Columbia Ten top energy savers applauded at FortisBC’s annual awards

FortisBC recognized 10 regional organizations that achieved outstanding energy savings in their sectors over the past year.

Chris Gardner, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA).
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Op/Ed: Chris Gardner impasse must be broken to preserve investor confidence in Canada

There are now 110 business, labour, municipal and community organizations supporting the Confidence in Canada movement.

SMS Equipment building.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia SMS Equipment Inc. announces Williams Lake branch move

SMS Equipment holds a unique position in the industry as a one-stop supplier of a broad range of equipment.

Eagle Graphite has also operated a graphite operation in the Slocan region for a number of years.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Eagle Plains acquires high-grade B.C. graphite property

The 711 ha, road-accessible Slocan Graphite Project is located 32 km northeast of Nelson, British Columbia and is owned 100% by Eagle Plains.

Theresa McCurry, new CEO of Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia ASTTBC announces appointment of Theresa McCurry as CEO

ASTTBC is British Columbia’s independent certifying body for engineering and applied science technologists and technicians.

A graphic of the Geoscience BC Peace Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia New reports deliver “most detailed picture ever” of groundwater in the Peace region

The Geoscience BC Peace Project is acquiring, interpreting, and sharing new scientific information about groundwater resources in the Peace region of B.C.

A drill core sample from the Shovelnose gold property.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Westhaven starts drilling at Shovelnose gold property

Westhaven Ventures Inc. is a Canadian based exploration company focused on the acquisition and exploration of prospective resource properties.

Kivalliq Energy Corporation logo.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Nunavut Kivalliq receives royalty payment from Sandstorm; exercises interest option in Baffin Gold

Kivalliq Energy Corporation is a Vancouver-based company with a portfolio of high-quality uranium and precious metal exploration projects in Canada.

Logo for Glacier Lake Resources Inc.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Glacier Lake completes Phase 1 Drill Program at Silver Vista

The company's Silver Vista property is located near Smithers, British Columbia.

Overview of the Lexington Mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Golden Dawn provides company update

The Company expects to meet all the environmental and safety standards as required by the existing permits, and looks forward to a promising start in Q3.

Geologist examining rock.
Mining Insider, Minerals, British Columbia Metallis completes VTEM Survey & provides exploration update on the Central Kirkham Area

Metallis Resources Inc. announces that Geotech Ltd. has completed the 2018 airborne versatile time-domain electromagnetic survey.

A scenic view of the Hank Property, owned by Golden Ridge Resources Ltd.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Golden Ridge Resources announces plans for 2018 drilling at the Hank Project in BC’s Golden Triangle

Golden Ridge Resources Ltd. has completed a detailed review of all the exploration data generated from its 2017 maiden drill program on the Hank Property.

Workers at the Driftwood Creek project site.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, British Columbia MGX Minerals engages Hatch Ltd. for Magnesium Metal Study at Driftwood Creek, British Columbia

The Hatch study will evaluate process routes, and order of magnitude capital and operating cost estimates for an initial 10,000 tonne per year processing plant.

Aerial view of the solar arrays on the curling rink and municipal offices in Hudson's Hope, B.C.
Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Hudson’s Hope: Another “off-the-grid” first for B.C.

Lighting the future with solar energy: How a small B.C. town is powering change.

by Elizabeth James
Man standing on top of mountainside, looking down at water.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia BC mining and exploration sees resurgence after years of stagnation

Market indicators strong despite impact of historic wildfire season

Alec Morrison, president and CEO of the Mining Suppliers Association of B.C. (MSABC), is holding Buddy the Miner, from the Mining for Miracles campaign for BC Children's Hospital.  MSABC has raised over $325,000 for Mining for Miracles since 1998.
Products & equipment, British Columbia Who are the unsung heroes? The importance of suppliers to the mining industry

Over 1,000 companies in British Columbia alone have self-identified as mining suppliers—an important part of the mining industry.

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