Alaska Highway News

First Coastal GasLink pipe in the ground

The first two sections will lay 140 km of natural gas pipeline between Groundbirch and McLeod lake in Northern B.C.

B.C.’s Food Security Task Force report draws disbelief, guffaws

Farm report lampooned as “dismissive” of agricultural reality in Peace River region

Overtime pay, temperature checks at Site C

Crews at Site C working through the COVID-19 pandemic will be on an extended shift rotation with overtime pay, and BC Hydro has instituted stringent new measures for access to the dam site, including...

Chinese company proposes small-scale LNG plant in Terrace, B.C.

A Chinese energy firm is looking to build its presence in B.C., proposing a new, small-scale liquefied natural gas facility in Terrace. Top Speed Energy is preparing to begin consultations on its...

Concrete pours for Site C spillway foundation finished ahead of schedule, BC Hydro says

BC Hydro says it hit a major milestone at Site C this week, finishing roller-compacted concrete placements in the upper spillway buttress seven months ahead of schedule. Crews finished the work on...

Tourmaline to spend $1.7 billion in northeast B.C. over the next five years

Fort St. John, B.C. — Tourmaline Oil Corp. says it remains bullish on its operations in northeast B.C. and plans to spend $1.7 billion on gas exploration and development here over the next five...

Trans Mountain cleared to resume terminal construction

The National Energy Board has given Trans Mountain the green light to resume construction at two of its terminals in B.C. The board approved the company’s request Aug. 1 to resume work at its...

Production cuts at Taylor pulp mill extended

Canfor is extending the curtailment at the Taylor pulp mill into September. The company announced the extension in its second quarter results released Friday, July 26, citing ongoing market...

Site C workforce sets new record in May

Employment on BC Hydro's Site C dam increased to a new record of 4,385 workers in May 2019, including new highs for the number of apprentices and indigenous and women workers on the project. There...

Ottawa pumps $275 million in LNG Canada infrastructure

Ottawa will spend $220 million to help fund energy efficient gas turbines for the LNG Canada project. The federal government announced the funding on Monday, along with another $55 million to...