Resources & Agriculture

BIV's resources and agriculture coverage provides the latest news in the mining, oil and gas, agriculture and fisheries sectors in Vancouver and British Columbia

New LNG bunkering terminal floated – literally

New $150 million LNG bunkering, export terminal planned for Tilbury Island

Castlegar to get new $35 million engineered wood plant

New engineered wood product plant adds value, jobs without needing more timber

Fracking report makes 97 recommendations

BC government already implemented regulations addressing some of the concerns raised by science panel

Imperial Metals pulls ‘a rabbit out of the hat’ with deal

Investors ‘flabbergasted’ at $1.1b stake taken in Red Chris mine by Australia’s Newcrest

Orphan wells could cost province $100 million

New regulations could cost industry $3 billion, taxpayers $100 million: auditor general

Province aims to clean up hundreds of orphan well sites

BC Oil and Gas Commission to raise $15 million a year to deal with wells abandoned by bankrupt companies

Done deal – Paper Excellence owns Catalyst

Paper Excellence gains three pulp and paper mills through acquisition

New sawmill in Port Alberni bucks forestry trend

Langley-based San Group’s mill will process small, low-value timber

Value of mining M&As rebounded after 2017’s decline

B.C.’s largest mining merger and acquisition deals double in value

Provinces divided over minerals and metals plan

Initiative sets guidelines for sector to remain competitive but some say it lacks substance