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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.

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.

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