mining

Teck is proposing a significant expansion to their Fording River Operations.

Castle Project moves through assessment process

Teck’s Fording River expansion has three years of pre-development ahead of it

 

Twenty-three B.C. mayors have asked Premier John Horgan to enshrine five pillars of action that give natural resource development a key role in B.C.’s post-pandemic economic recovery plan. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

B.C. mayors want key role for resource development in pandemic recovery

23 leaders pen letter to premier, asking for inclusion in new policy discussions

 

Teck has reported increased Chinese interest in its product. (File photo)

Teck sees more interest from Chinese steelmaking coal buyers

China is currently imposing bans on importing Australian coal

 

Renegade Prospectors co-founders Rick Curiston and Tina Francis pose near Cayoosh Creek. Former Agassiz resident Curiston recently celebrated one year sober from alcohol and eight years drug-free, loving his new lease on life, family and their love for treasure hunting. (Contributed Photo/Tina Francis)

Former Agassiz DJ turned prospector finds treasure, renewed life in Lillooet

Eight years drug-free, Rick Curiston reflects on his passion for agate, gold hunting

Renegade Prospectors co-founders Rick Curiston and Tina Francis pose near Cayoosh Creek. Former Agassiz resident Curiston recently celebrated one year sober from alcohol and eight years drug-free, loving his new lease on life, family and their love for treasure hunting. (Contributed Photo/Tina Francis)
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Teck Coal reports loss in Q3

The company blamed lower coal prices and reduced demand

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Federal Government slaps Teck with additional directives on water quality

Environment Canada has given Teck directions that are “complementary” to existing water quality measures

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Top mining body in BC adds changes to carbon tax to wishlist

The Mining Association of BC says BC miners are disadvantaged

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NWP Coal is the company pushing the Crown Mountain project. (Photo courtesy of NWP Coal)

Crown Mountain project inches forward

Another coal mine for the Elk Valley is in the works

NWP Coal is the company pushing the Crown Mountain project. (Photo courtesy of NWP Coal)
Airborne dust caused by a blast at Elkview Operations in Sparwood. (File photo)

Sparwood council defers endorsing Teck dust management plan

District staff noted the company had not adequately responded to concerns raised

Airborne dust caused by a blast at Elkview Operations in Sparwood. (File photo)
District of Sparwood Mayor David Wilks said mining was vital for the future of the valley communities. (File photo)

Two environmental assessments for Castle Project sends bad mixed messages: Sparwood mayor Wilks

Mayor Wilks said that only one assessment should be carried out on the Castle Project

District of Sparwood Mayor David Wilks said mining was vital for the future of the valley communities. (File photo)
Teck says the Castle Project is important to maintaining jobs in the Elk Valley.

Teck calls federal intervention in Castle Project ‘unfortunate’

The expansion of the Fording River operations will now be subject to a federal environmental assessment

Teck says the Castle Project is important to maintaining jobs in the Elk Valley.
The first disciplinary hearing for engineers in relation to the Mount Polley Mine August 2014 tailings breach begins on Monday, June 15. Here is view looking toward Hazeltine Creek on Sept. 2, 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

First of three disciplinary hearings for Mount Polley Mine breach begins June 15

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia said hearings will be held via Zoom

The first disciplinary hearing for engineers in relation to the Mount Polley Mine August 2014 tailings breach begins on Monday, June 15. Here is view looking toward Hazeltine Creek on Sept. 2, 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Taseko Mines Limited application to appeal the rejection of the proposed New Prosperity Mine near Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) has been denied (Photo submitted)
Taseko Mines Limited application to appeal the rejection of the proposed New Prosperity Mine near Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) has been denied (Photo submitted)
A coal mining operation in Sparwood, B.C., is shown on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. American lawmakers are increasingly concerned about pollution from British Columbia mines contaminating U-S waters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

United States increasingly concerned over pollution from B.C. mines

Monitoring stations near the mines have reported levels 50 times what’s recommended for aquatic health

A coal mining operation in Sparwood, B.C., is shown on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. American lawmakers are increasingly concerned about pollution from British Columbia mines contaminating U-S waters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Elk River Alliance is calling for increased action as a result of declining westslope cutthroat trout populations in the Elk River. File Photo

Declining westslope cutthroat trout populations are a call to action

Both adult and juvenile populations of the fish have seen a sharp decrease in recent years

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The Elk River Alliance is calling for increased action as a result of declining westslope cutthroat trout populations in the Elk River. File Photo
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
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)
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)
Mike O’Kane (middle) explains their water quality solutions to a member of the public at their open house last Thursday, August 1.  Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

North Coal presents water quality solutions to public

The mining company held an open house in Sparwood, August 1

Mike O’Kane (middle) explains their water quality solutions to a member of the public at their open house last Thursday, August 1.  Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
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)