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.

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Teck digital systems program shown on computer screen.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Teck announces appointment of Andrew Milner as Senior Vice President, Innovation and Technology

Mr. Milner brings over 25 years of experience and expertise in strategy management and delivery of technology production systems

Dennis Blake (L) accepts the 2018 Award of Distinction award, presented by the Coal Association of Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global 2018 Award of Distinction Winner – Dennis Blake

The Coal Association of Canada is pleased to announce Dennis Blake as the 2018 Award of Distinction winner

Picture of cans of paydirt.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia “Pan In A Can Paydirt” harkens back to Wild Horse Creek’s Gold Rush heyday

A new venture called "Pan In A Can Paydirt" has been launched by Stephen Lathem of Fort Steele, the owner of the Nip and Tuck Gold Mine.

Picture of Ridley Terminals.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia CDEV announces sale process for Ridley Terminals Inc., structured to transfer 10% to First Nations

The sale process will be conducted on an open and competitive basis with the objective of obtaining best value from a buyer who will operate Ridley Terminals

Ryan Bruce, CLAC's BC manager of government relations.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia CLAC launches website to support the rights of all B.C.’s skilled workers

Formed in 1952, CLAC is a national union representing over 60,000 workers in almost every sector of the economy.

The Gold Star Property, owned by Goliath Resources Limited - picture of mountain range, with blue sky.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Goliath reports up to 20.6 gpt Gold and 761 gpt Silver at DSM Gold Star Property

Extensive regions of snowpack and glacial recession provide large areas with strong gold potential that remain to be explored.

Map of Shovelnose Claim Block
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Westhaven commences high resolution airborne geophysics on Its Shovelnose Gold Property

Westhaven has engaged a company to fly a helicopter-borne high resolution aeromagnetic survey over the entire Shovelnose Gold property

$944,600 awarded to four BC-based research projects at last night’s Innovate BC Ignite Awards.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Innovate BC awards nearly $1M to accelerate commercialization of innovative research projects

Funding will drive industrial innovation and tackle market-driven challenges across BC

Logo for Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia BC’s Engineering and Geoscience Regulator elects new council

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia has elected a new President and Council for the 2018/2019 term.

Logo for Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Award winning engineers and geoscientists create a better future in BC, and beyond

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is the regulatory and licensing body for the engineering and geoscience professions in BC.

Teck plans to consolidate support operations into a centralized office building in Sparwood, B.C.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Teck announces new Sparwood office

It is expected that construction on the new Teck office building will begin within the next two years

Conveyor belt at mine transporting rocks, two men standing beside it.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretivm to refinance construction credit facility; secures commitment letter for US $480 million

The Loan Facility will be used to refinance the existing construction credit facility.

Guy Santucci, Cranbrook History Centre Board Chair, and Jason Jacob, President of East Kootenay Chamber of Mines, with one of the dino prints.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, History, Mines, British Columbia Local dinosaur prints on display at Cranbrook History Centre

Teck loans museum 140 million-year-old meat-eating raptor tracks found in local mines

Loretta Williams, Chair, First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining, issues statement on tailing dam failures.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia New Mount Polley report - B.C. communities and watersheds remain at serious risk of failure

The report concludes that a precautionary approach to public safety, not economics, should be the driving force behind new mining regulations in B.C.

Aerial view of the Mount Polley Mine tailing disaster.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Mount Polley: Disciplinary hearings announced for three individuals

The investigation was led by a 3-person subcommittee of senior professionals from Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Investigation Committee.

David Austin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Coal International Corp.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Colonial Coal International Corp.: results of AGM and appointments

Colonial Coal is a publicly traded coal corporation in British Columbia that focuses primarily on coking coal projects.

Chris Hercun, Sarah Whitehouse, Jaimie Dickson and Richard Doucette of Teck Highland Valley Copper Partnership receive the Jake McDonald Annual Mine Reclamation Award in Williams Lake on September 19.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia BC Mine Reclamation Award and Scholarship Recipients Announced

The TRCR hosted its 41st annual Mine Reclamation Symposium in Williams Lake from September 17 to September 20.

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