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Group of people at AME conference looking at display.
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

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.

Close-up of concrete headframe and tipple structure at the historic Morden Colliery.
Mining Insider, History, Mines, British Columbia Province funding restoration of historic Nanaimo coal mine structure

Built in the early 1900s by the Pacific Coal Company, the concrete headframe and tipple structure is all that remains of the Morden Colliery

Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia 1st Quarter 2019: Teck reports $1 Billion profit compared to $1.6 Billion last year

Teck enjoys a solid operating performance with no change in 2019 guidance

Map depicting the location of the proposed Blackwater Gold Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Blackwater Gold Project - Environmental Assessment Decision

The proposed Blackwater Gold Project, located southwest of Vanderhoof, B.C., has been approved following a thorough environmental assessment process.

Aerial photograph of Red Chris Mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Newcrest to acquire potential Tier 1 orebody in Canada

Red Chris is a copper-gold porphyry with an operating open-pit mine and mineral resources of 20 million ounces of gold and 13 billion pounds of copper.

Cover of Teck's Sustainability Report.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Teck reports 2018 Sustainability Performance

Teck's 18th annual Sustainability Report covers the company’s performance in 2018 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020

Chris Gardner, ICBA president, shows off six prestigious Reed Awards.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia ICBA wins North American Trade Association of the Year

The Reed Awards embody excellence in campaigning, political consulting, and public policy advocacy

Map showing location of Wicheeda property in central British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Defense Metals Corp. provides operational update on Wicheeda

Defense Metals Corp is pleased to announce that Phase 1A metallurgical testing on the Wicheeda bulk sample at SGS Labs is underway

Haul truck and digger at Elkview Mine (TECK) at Sparwood BC.
History, Mines, British Columbia The Elkview Coal Mine celebrates a milestone

This year marks the 50th anniversary of surface mining at Elkview mine near Sparwood, B.C.

by Zoë Dupley
Aerial view of the Yellowhead property.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Taseko completes acquisition of Yellowhead Mining

Taseko has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Yellowhead

The Kutcho high grade copper-zinc project is located in northern British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Kutcho Copper signs exploration agreement with Kaska Nation and provides corporate update

Kutcho and Kaska Nation are pleased to announce that they have entered into an Exploration Agreement relating to the Kutcho Project

Lindsay Kislock, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, MABC.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Mining Association of B.C. commends new resources for Ministry in Budget 2019

The Mining Association of British Columbia is the voice of mining in BC, representing operating coal, metal and industrial mineral producers in the province

SMS truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Teck reports unaudited annual & fourth quarter results: 2018

“2018 was another very good year for Teck,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO of the company.

Edie Thome, Association for Mineral Exploration’s (AME) President and CEO
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia AME Responds to B.C. Budget 2019

B.C. Budget 2019 announcement includes meaningful support for the mineral exploration and mining industry.

Geoscience BC banner.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia 8,000 km2 of new Kootenay-Boundary geological mapping released

Geological mapping covering 8,000 km2 of historic mining areas in British Columbia’s Kootenay Boundary Regional District was recently released by Geoscience BC

Pierre Gratton is the President and CEO for Mining Association of Canada (MAC).
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia New TSM progress report highlights sustainability performance of Canadian mining companies

New water stewardship and preventing child and forced labour protocols to strengthen standards for industry

Fossils discovered in B.C. province, new regulations for mining companies put the fossils in Royal Museums and local history exhibits.
Education, First Nations, History, British Columbia British Columbia’s new fossil protocol

The government of British Columbia has implemented a new recovery protocol for the removal and preservation of found fossils.

by Zoë Dupley
A view of a mining camp from a high-altitude location.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia IDM Mining granted federal Environmental Assessment approval for the Red Mountain Gold Project

IDM Mining Ltd. is an exploration and development company based in Vancouver, BC, Canada focused on advancing the Red Mountain Gold Project towards production

A Teck employee crouched beside a river.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Teck named to 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list

Teck was the top-ranked company in the Metals and Mining category, as rated by media and investment research company, Corporate Knights.

Picture of large mining truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Imperial announces suspension of operations at Mount Polley Mine

Full operations will resume once the economics of mining at Mount Polley improve.

BC Premier John Horgan.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia AME’s Mineral Exploration Roundup kicks off with opening remarks from Premier John Horgan

Featured Speakers: Premier Horgan, Rio Tinto’s Chris Welton, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources Paul Lefebvre

Aerial view of the Brucejack Mine in Northern British Columbia.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretium’s Brucejack approved for production boost to 3,800 tonnes per day — +33.9% daily increase

Pretium Resources Inc. has received the amended permits to increase the Brucejack Mine production rate to 3,800 tonnes per day

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.

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