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

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Mines, British Columbia New opportunities on the horizon for mineral exploration in Western Canada

Highlights from this year's conference included some exciting announcements regarding resource development and exploration

Kendra Johnston smiles on a pier in Vancouver, B.C.
Minerals, British Columbia Q & A with Kendra Johnston: AME’s new President and CEO

Kendra Johnston, President and CEO of AME, is optimistic about jobs, economy and reconciliation in 2020

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Aerial view of the Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert.
Mines, British Columbia Teck and Ridley Terminals ink agreement to increase shipments

An agreement between Ridley Terminals Inc. and Teck Resources Limited will enable Teck to increase shipments of its steelmaking coal to the B.C. coast

by Julie Matchett
Geoscience representative discussing info at open house with a man.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Geoscience BC targets ‘hidden’ Central Interior copper-gold deposits

The Central Interior Copper-Gold Research series aims to better understand potential deposits, attract investment and encourage exploration

by Julie Matchett
A lit-up, three-sided sign with a light on top and the numbers 8016 on the side.
Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia How a small family business became a successful manufacturer within the mining industry

Trevor Rurak, manager at Ralph’s Radio Ltd. in Vancouver, B.C., supplies ID signs to major mining companies

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The Cariboo Gold Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Osisko Gold Royalties to acquire Barkerville Gold Mines

North Spirit Discovery is the next step in the evolution of Osisko's accelerator business that Osisko pioneered over the last five years

Inside of Brucejack Mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretivm repurchases 100% of Gold Offtake Agreement; exploration update

The Offtake Agreement was entered into by Pretivm as part of the construction financing package for the Brucejack Mine

A drill rig set up at the Black Dog deposit.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Etruscus mobilizes for drilling as “Bulls-Eye” targets are outlined at Rock & Roll Project

Etruscus Resources Corp. is a Vancouver-based exploration company focused on the development of its 100%-owned Rock & Roll and Sugar Properties

Kendra Johnson
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Kendra Johnston named new president and CEO of Association for Mineral Exploration (AME)

The BC-based Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) recently appointed Kendra Johnston as its president and CEO.

by Peter Caulfield
Komatsu sign.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Komatsu Mining to construct new 85,000 sq. ft. sales and service facility in Sparwood

Komatsu plans to break ground at the new site in early August, with construction to conclude by the end of 2020

Jackie Scales, new Director of Inclusion and Diversity at Teck.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Jackie Scales, Teck’s New Director of Inclusion and Diversity talks about her new role

Jackie is responsible for leading Teck’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy in order to continue building a strong and diverse workforce

Inside of Brucejack Mine showing stairs and large industrial equipment.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretivm Exploration and Brucejack Update

Pretivm is a low-cost intermediate gold producer with the high-grade gold underground Brucejack Mine

Kendra Johnston.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia AME welcomes Kendra Johnston as new President & CEO

AME is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia

Teck mine with a truck in foreground
Mines, British Columbia Top active mines in British Columbia

These are some of the most prominent mines operating actively in British Columbia

by Danielle Cameron
Construction vehicles clearing land.
Mining Insider, Mines, Technology, British Columbia TNDC to provide fibre optic communication to Iskut and Dease Lake in northwest British Columbia

Funding is being provided though the Government of Canada’s Connect to Innovate Program

Miner standing underground in front of mining equipment.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Review committee appointed to keep mining safe

“Our government’s number 1 priority for this foundational industry is safety. . . ,” said Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

Eagle Graphite group shot of employees.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia Kootenay-based technology could expand clean vehicle range

Eagle Graphite will produce silicon/graphite battery anodes using its quarry in Passmore

Cover of Summer issue of Corporate Knights.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global Teck named to 2019 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada

The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada are each evaluated on a set of up to 21 environmental, social and governance indicators

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