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AME is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global AME announces 2018 Award Winners

Leaders in Mineral Exploration and Mine Development to be Recognized at AME Roundup Awards Gala

Dean Winsor
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Teck announces appointment of Dean Winsor as Senior Vice President and CHRO

Mr. Winsor brings to the role nearly 30 years of operations and corporate experience in the mining industry in the areas of human resources and procurement.

Aerial view of the Brucejack Mine in British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretium Resources Inc.: Exploration and Resource Drilling Update

Updates on the progress from the 2018 exploration activities at the Valley of the Kings and the Bowser Claims along with plans for 2019.

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.

College of the Rockies Heavy Mechanical student, Abraham Smith, is one of four recipients of new scholarship funds made possible by Teck.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia College of the Rockies trades students benefit from Teck donation

College names recipients of newly-created scholarship fund

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.

Two men standing in front of red and white helicopter in forested area.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global Initial vanadium sampling results received: Ethos increases land position and commences trenching

Ethos Gold Corp. is pleased to announce progress at its Pine Pass and Ursula vanadium projects in north-eastern British Columbia

Aerial view of KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Seabridge Gold’s KSM Program confirms key geotech/reserve data and extends Iron Cap deposit

The 2018 program includes exploration drilling and confirmation work to ensure that the project is ready for final feasibility when a partner is secured

Graphic of the Iskut Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Seabridge Gold begins drilling Quartz Rise target on Iskut Project

IP anomalies and mapping point to possible source of high-grade gold assays

Map of the Robocop property.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Grizzly mobilizes field crew to the Robocop cobalt-copper-silver property in southeast BC

The field crew, provided by APEX Geoscience Ltd., will conduct a two week surface exploration program in advance of a follow-up airborne geophysical survey.

(L to R) Brian Testo and Michael Dufresne of Grizzly Discoveries explore the Robocop project near Roosville, B.C.
Exploration, British Columbia Grizzly Discoveries explores near Roosville, B.C.

Brian Testo, CEO of Grizzly Discoveries, is exploring Robocop as a potential for a mine site near Roosville, B.C.

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View of the Teck Resources plant in Trail.
British Columbia Breaking News: Teck idles smelting operations in Trail due to BC wildfires

S&P Global Platts, an independent provider of information to the resource markets is reporting that Teck has temporarily shut down their lead smelting operation

Dominic Barton
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Teck announces Board Appointment and Succession Plan for Chairman

Teck Resources Limited recently announced that Dominic Barton has agreed to join its Board of Directors.

Aerial view of Teck's Galore Creek project, showing vast mountain range partially covered in snow.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Teck provides update on Galore Creek Project

Galore Creek is a large tonnage, copper-gold-silver resource located in northwestern British Columbia, approximately 160 kilometres northwest of Stewart, B.C.

Autumn trees in background, distant mountain, equipment and tools in foreground of picture.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, British Columbia Geoscience BC calls for project proposals to generate new minerals research and data

Projects resulting from the RFPs will deliver new earth science and baseline data for prospectors, explorers, mine developers, governments & community leaders.

The Brucejack Mine in northern B.C.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Brucejack Mine Q2 2018 production update; steady-state production achieved

Pretivm is emerging as the premier low-cost intermediate gold producer with production at the high-grade underground Brucejack Mine in northern British Columbia

Sue Craig.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Appointment of Sue Craig as Vice President of Community & Environment

Kutcho Copper Corp. is a Canadian resource development company focused on expanding & developing the Kutcho high grade copper-zinc project in northern B.C.

TNDC's new Caterpillar CAT 349F hydraulic excavator
Mining Insider, Products & equipment, British Columbia TNDC renews construction contract with Red Chris Mine — new units added to heavy equipment fleet

Red Chris Tailings Impoundment Area (TIA) construction agreement has been renewed for three construction seasons, through to December 31, 2020.

The Kutcho property is located in the Liard mining division of northern British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Kutcho Copper begins drilling at Kutcho High Grade Copper-Zinc Project

The drilling program at Kutcho will be conducted with two drill rigs and consists of a combination of expansion drilling efforts.

Ms. Edie Thome, President and CEO of AME.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia AME responds to BC Professional Reliance Report

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

The DP World Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Next phase of Prince Rupert Fairview Terminal Expansion unveiled

The project will have significant economic impact on Prince Rupert and the surrounding region, creating approximately 300 additional full-time positions.

Shaun Stevenson, new President and CEO of the Prince Rupert Port Authority.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Prince Rupert Port Authority appoints Shaun Stevenson as CEO

The selection is the result of an international search that began in October, following the retirement of long-time President and CEO Don Krusel.

College of the Rockies’ new trades building will be named Patterson Hall, in honour of James Patterson, whose vision for trades training and post-secondary education in the East Kootenays led to the opening of College of the Rockies more than 40 years ago.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia College of the Rockies honours founder

New trades facility named Patterson Hall

Kevin Urbanski, Founder and CEO of Rithmik Solutions, spends a lot of time outside.
Mines, British Columbia Rock Star: Rithmik Solutions founder and CEO Kevin Urbanski

The founder and CEO of Rithmik Solutions, Kevin Urbanski, talks about focusing on your passions and his journey of founding the Fernie, B.C.-based AI company

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The Kirkham Property in British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Kyba hits the Red-Line Trail at Metallis’ Kirkham Property

The Phase 1 program will focus intensely on the central and southern Kirkham area blocks which are situated at lower elevations with more moderate weather.

Teck’s $1 million donation to College of the Rockies will support construction of the new trades training facility at the College’s Cranbrook campus, in addition to establishing a scholarship fund for trades students and helping to revitalize the Fernie campus. Classes in the new trades facility are scheduled to start in early August.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Teck Donates $1 Million to College of the Rockies

Investment in facilities and student scholarships boosts regional trades training

Celebrating the 50% completion of the Trail Operations No.2 Acid Plant with Minister Michelle Mungall and Minister Katrine Conroy. The new plant is an important investment to further improve operational and environmental performance.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Teck Trail’s new state-of-the-art acid plant hits the halfway mark of construction

Trail Operations houses one of the world’s largest smelting and refining complexes.

Close-up picture of CN Rail engine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia CN investing approximately $340 million to expand and strengthen B.C.’s rail infrastructure in 2018

The B.C. investments are part of CN’s record $3.4 billion capital program for 2018 and include key track expansion projects that will boost capacity.

New high visibility signage greets Komatsu customers in Sparwood.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia A peek inside Komatsu’s new Sparwood facility

Komatsu in Sparwood has successfully merged four separate operations and buildings into one newly updated, modern facility.

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Map of the Forrest Kerr Gold Property, located in northwestern BC's Golden Triangle region.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Aben Resources to begin Forrest Kerr Drill program in BC’s Golden Triangle Region

The Company is planning a 5000 metre diamond drill program commencing in mid-June.

Cover of Geoscience BC's Peace Project report.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia New Geoscience BC Peace Project data key to water management and responsible resource development

The report provides significant new knowledge about groundwater in the Peace region.

Metallis President and CEO, Fiore Aliperti.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Metallis & Talhtan Central Government execute Communications Agreement

The Communications Agreement covers Metallis Resources Inc.'s 100% owned Kirkham Property located within the prolific Golden Triangle in BC's northwest.

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.

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