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Polley Lake weir water control structure with view of ladder for Rainbow Trout in upper Hazeltine Creek. (Mount Polley photo)
Polley Lake weir water control structure with view of ladder for Rainbow Trout in upper Hazeltine Creek. (Mount Polley photo)
Tolko Industries logyard in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Chief inspector of mines makes recommendations regarding COVID-19

The chief inspector of mines has communicated to all major mines, sand…

  • Mar 19, 2020
Tolko Industries logyard in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lac la Hache property project boundary. (EnGold map).

EnGold acquires property option in Lac la Hache

The Tam Property comprises 875 hectares of mineral claims

Lac la Hache property project boundary. (EnGold map).
FILE – Teck Mining Company’s zinc and lead smelting and refining complex is pictured in Trail, B.C., on Tuesday November 27, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Teck withdraws application for Frontier mine, citing discourse over climate change

The Vancouver-based company said it will take a $1.13-billion writedown on the Frontier project in Alberta

FILE – Teck Mining Company’s zinc and lead smelting and refining complex is pictured in Trail, B.C., on Tuesday November 27, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Imperial Metals is hoping to get drilling permits to do exploration near the mine site in hopes of finding more copper. (Photo submitted)                                Imperial Metals is looking at obtaining drilling permits to do exploration near the mine site in hopes of finding more copper. (Photo submitted)

Mount Polley Mine eyes drilling permits for further exploration

Imperial Metals president Brian Kynoch said the company wants to explore new ground for copper

Imperial Metals is hoping to get drilling permits to do exploration near the mine site in hopes of finding more copper. (Photo submitted)                                Imperial Metals is looking at obtaining drilling permits to do exploration near the mine site in hopes of finding more copper. (Photo submitted)
Galore Creek mine project in northwestern B.C. (Teck Resources photo)

Vancouver-based Teck Resources aims to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2050

Firm behind Frontier oilsands mine in Alberta says it will avoid emissions production where possible

Galore Creek mine project in northwestern B.C. (Teck Resources photo)
Mayor Walt Cobb (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Local leaders set to attend resource industries annual forum in PG

17th Annual BC Natural Resource Forum will take place Jan. 28 to 30

Mayor Walt Cobb (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
The Canadian Mining Association Northern Branch is hosting a banquet with speakers from the mining industry on Friday, Jan. 31 and a curling bonspiel on Feb. 1 in Williams Lake. (File image)

Mining association banquet, bonspiel to support Heavy Metal Rocks program

Representatives from Gibralatar, Barkerville Gold and New Afton will give updates at banquet

The Canadian Mining Association Northern Branch is hosting a banquet with speakers from the mining industry on Friday, Jan. 31 and a curling bonspiel on Feb. 1 in Williams Lake. (File image)
Michael Goehring, Mining Association of B.C CEO (left) with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Nikki Csek and William Gillette, dean of Okanagan College’s School of Business. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)

‘Latte-sipping urbanites’ need to realize value of mining in B.C., association head says

Industry generates a total of $3.9 billion in sales of goods and service across the province

Michael Goehring, Mining Association of B.C CEO (left) with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Nikki Csek and William Gillette, dean of Okanagan College’s School of Business. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)
Two Indigenous communities have signed an agreement with the province to share the mineral tax revenue of the approved Blackwater Gold Mine. (New Gold photo)

Ulkatcho, Lhoosk’uz Dené sign agreements in support of Blackwater Mine project

Agreements commit to share portion of provincial mineral tax revenue collected from planned mine

Two Indigenous communities have signed an agreement with the province to share the mineral tax revenue of the approved Blackwater Gold Mine. (New Gold photo)
B.C. government mine inspectors at work. Major changes to industry regulation are in the works. (Black Press files)

B.C. extends mining tax credits to attract investment

Premier John Horgan says more to come from task force to strengthen struggling industry

B.C. government mine inspectors at work. Major changes to industry regulation are in the works. (Black Press files)
Helicopter maps mineral potential in remote areas using magnetic imaging. (Geoscience BC)

B.C. mineral exploration permits taking longer: survey

Investor confidence better in Sweden, Australia, executives say

Helicopter maps mineral potential in remote areas using magnetic imaging. (Geoscience BC)
Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall and Bryan Cox, CEO of he Mining Association of B.C., discuss the rising demand for minerals to supply the electric car industry, B.C. legislature, Feb. 26, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. task force aims to grow mining jobs

Minister, industry stress mineral demand for electric vehicles

Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall and Bryan Cox, CEO of he Mining Association of B.C., discuss the rising demand for minerals to supply the electric car industry, B.C. legislature, Feb. 26, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
The activist opposition NDP has long called for B.C. Ferries to be made “part of the highway system” rather than a Crown corporation. That’s been ruled out, and there are more changes coming. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

The activist opposition NDP has long called for B.C. Ferries to be made “part of the highway system” rather than a Crown corporation. That’s been ruled out, and there are more changes coming. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)