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 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

Braveheart Resources’ mill at the Bull River Mine is near Cranbrook, B.C.
Mines, British Columbia Braveheart Resources to bring Bull River Mine into production

Braveheart president Ian Berzins calls purchase of Bull River Mine “transformational”

by Jeff Johnson
Drill Rig at the Deep Copper Target, Camp Creek-Oban Zone 2019.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global, Ontario Brixton Metals starts drilling at its Thorn Project and provides update on its Atlin Project

Brixton is a Canadian exploration and development company with four exploration projects located in B.C., Ontario and Montana, U.S.A.

Group of adults and kids presenting cheque for $2 million at BC Children's Hospital Miracle Weekend.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Mining Community Raises $2 Million for BC Children’s Hospital

Every year, volunteers from the mining community fundraise through Mining for Miracles to help improve the quality of health care for children in B.C.

An eastern view of the Brucejack Mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretium Resources Inc.: Underground Exploration Drilling Intercepts Gold Mineralization at Depth

Crews have also been mobilized to site in preparation for the 2019 grassroots exploration program on Pretivm’s Bowser Claims

Car hooked up to EV charging station.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Quebec B.C. passes law to have 100% zero emission vehicles by 2040

The B.C. government is counting on this and will require all new vehicles sold in the province to be zero-emission by 2040

Two men standing on wooden platform with backs to the camera, looking over map in hand with view of the Shovelnose gold property in distance.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Westhaven commences property-wide exploration at Shovelnose

Westhaven has commenced a detailed prospecting, mapping, and soil sampling program on its 15,542 hectare Shovelnose gold property

Group of North Coal employees celebrating and holding a cake.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Sparwood’s North Coal celebrates sixth anniversary

North Coal has been active since 2012 and is currently completing federal and provincial environmental assessments and consulting with local stakeholders.

Cover of the 51st annual BC Mining report, released by PwC Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Gross revenue for BC miners hits a record high of $12.3 billion

According to PwC Canada's BC Mine report, prices for most metals and minerals produced in the province improved in 2018.

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