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 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.

Bryan Cox, CEO of MABC, leads advocacy and education initiatives for the mining industry.
Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia BC Mining Month—“Mining Our Future”

Bryan Cox, CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia talks about Mining Week’s growth into Mining Month.

A geologist examining rocks on a mountainside.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Metallis launches 2018 exploration program for Thunder North & Thunder South

Thunder North and Thunder South are nickel targets on Metallis' 100% owned Kirkham Property

Graphic map of Serengeti Resources Inc and their new properties.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Serengeti stakes multiple targets in British Columbia following Geoscience BC Search III Data

Serengeti staked a total of 7,670 hectares in north-central BC based on the new high-resolution magnetic and K/Th radiometric data available.

An aerial view of the Silver Vista project in northern British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Glacier Lake commences drilling at Silver Vista

The Silver Vista property has excellent potential to host bulk-tonnage (open-pit) silver and copper deposits.

Interior of Brucejack Mine building.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretium Resources Inc.: Brucejack Mine ramp-up advances

The ramp-up continues to advance at the high-grade gold Brucejack Mine, and the mine remains on track to reach steady state production by mid-to-late 2018.

Edie Thome, president and CEO of AME.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia AME Responds to Federal Budget: Welcomes Extension of METC

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

Person standing on mountaintop, with logo for Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, British Columbia Science inspiration to spark a rewarding career

Considering a career in engineering and geoscience opens up a world of possibilities to students in BC and across Canada.

The Eaglehead copper-gold-molybdenum project covers 13,540 hectares in the Liard Mining Division of British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global Copper Fox announces update on Eaglehead Project

Copper Fox is a Canadian-based resource company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of copper-gold projects in Canada and the U.S.

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