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 By Shane Lasley    News

BC mines raise ire of environmentalists

The Red Chris copper-gold mine in northwestern British Columbia has received final approvals necessary for commercial operation, marking the sixth new mine to open in the western... — Updated 1/26/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Exploration mimics world trend

Mineral and coal exploration spending in British Columbia has dropped nearly 30 percent a year since reaching a pinnacle of C$680 million in 2012, mirroring the downward trend seen... — Updated 11/1/2015


Red Chris runs at near targeted levels in Q3

Imperial Metals Corp. Oct. 14 reported that the Red Chris mine in Northwest British Columbia produced 20.7 million pounds of copper and 9,281 ounces of gold during the third quarter, incr... — Updated 10/18/2015 Full story


BC permits limit re-start of Mt. Polley

British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and Ministry of Environment July 9 reported the issuance of conditional permits that will allow for the restricted resumption of operations... — Updated 7/19/2015


Imperial's $80M financing backstopped

Imperial Metals Corp. June 26 provided an update on terms of previously announced financings totaling roughly C$80 million as well as the Red Chris commissioning progress. The company previously reported its intention to raise about... — Updated 7/5/2015


Milestone permit for Red Chris issued

Imperial Metals Corp. June 16 reported the receipt of an amended British Columbia Environmental Management Act Permit for its Red Chris copper-gold mine in northwestern British Columbia. The amended permit, which the B.C. Ministry of... — Updated 6/21/2015 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mallott visits B.C., Mount Polley mine

Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott spent this week getting a firsthand look at trans-boundary water issues from the British Columbia side of the border, where a number of mines are being... — Updated 5/10/2015 Full story


Imperial Metals chalks a loss for 2014

Imperial Metals Corp. March 31 reported a net loss of C$37.3 million (C50 cents per share) for the year ended Dec. 31, 2014, compared with net income of $41 million (C55 cents per share) in 2013. This C$68.3 million swing is due to lower... — Updated 4/12/2015


Brucejack issued key certificate

Pretium Resources Inc. March 27 said it has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for its Brucejack gold project located some 65 kilometers (40 miles) north of Stewart in... — Updated 4/5/2015

 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaskans, Canadians talk upstream mines

From Washington D.C. and Ottawa to Juneau and Victoria, Alaska officials are engaging their Canadian counterparts about new generation of northwestern British Columbia mines that could po... — Updated 4/5/2015


Red Chris trucks first copper

Imperial Metals Corp. March 2 reported that the first shipments of copper concentrate have been trucked from its Red Chris Mine to the Port of Stewart in northwestern British Columbia.... — Updated 3/8/2015


Red Chris produces first copper

Imperial Metals Corp. Feb. 17 reported commissioning of the mill at the Red Chris copper-gold mine in northwestern British Columbia is progressing well. Both the SAG and ball mill drive... — Updated 3/1/2015


Northern Neighbors

Imperial Metals Corp. Feb. 6 reported that commissioning is underway at the Red Chris gold-copper mine in northwestern British Columbia. The company Feb. 2 received approvals needed to start up the processing plant at Red Chris and... — Updated 2/15/2015 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Verdict is in on Mt. Polley dam

A design flaw resulting from an inadequate understanding of the glacial lake sediments that formed a portion of the foundation on which the tailings dam at the Mount Polley mine located... — Updated 2/8/2015 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Miner eyes year-end startup at Red Chris

The nearly operational Red Chris Mine is plugged into the electrical grid, and Imperial Metals Corp. is readying all the components for operations in anticipation of final approvals from... — Updated 12/21/2014 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Province seeks river pact with Alaska

To further strengthen neighborly bonds, British Columbia Minister of Mines Bill Bennett met with miners, fishermen, legislators and state regulators during an early November trip to... — Updated 11/23/2014

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: NTL powers Northwest exploration

Mineral and coal exploration in British Columbia, which peaked at C$680 million in 2012, retreated to roughly C$476 million in 2013. This drop is on par with the roughly 30 percent... — Updated 11/2/2014

 By Shane Lasley    News

Dam breach tarnishes miners' reputation

Results from water sampling show that the immediate environmental impacts of an estimated 14.5 million cubic meters of tailings and water released from a facility at Imperial Metals... — Updated 8/31/2014 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

KSM gets closer scrutiny, more drilling

With 9.9 billion pounds of copper and 38.2 million ounces of gold in reserves, a provincial environmental certificate in-hand and federal approvals pending, Seabridge Gold is in the... — Updated 8/31/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Another banner year for B.C. mining?

Like 2013, this year is expected to be another banner year for mining in British Columbia. An increasingly important industry in Canada's westernmost province, mining takes up a very small portion of British Columbia's vast 944,735... — Updated 1/26/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Explorers still chase projects in 2013

Market-defying mineral exploration grabbed the spotlight in British Columbia throughout 2013, despite the doldrums that appeared to set in north of the 60th parallel. "British Columbia is blessed with an abundant supply of the resources... — Updated 11/3/2013 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Colorado eyes enticing North ROK targets

While Imperial Metals Corp. forges ahead with development of its Red Chris Mine Project in northwestern British Columbia, exploration fever is building a few miles to the northwest as Colorado Resources Ltd. delivers early excitement on... — Updated 7/28/2013

 By Shane Lasley    News

Japanese smelter eyes SE Alaska metals

A US$22 million option and joint venture agreement forged with Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Ltd. earlier this year is providing Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. with the ability to resume... — Updated 6/30/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Developer eyes Mount Milligan startup

The Government of British Columbia's push in recent years for mine exploration and development in the northern region of the province is slowly bearing fruit. An early plum is Thompson Creek Metals Co. Inc.'s Mount Milligan copper-gold... — Updated 5/26/2013

 By Shane Lasley    News

BC exploration spending shatters record

VANCOUVER, B.C. - British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Territory - the headliners of the Association for Mining Exploration British Columbia's 2013 Mineral Exploration Roundup - tallied... — Updated 2/24/2013 Full story


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