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

Rio Tinto delays start of Oyu Tolgoi expansion due to technical issues

Mining giant Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) said Tuesday (October 16) it will likely have to delay first production from the $5.3 billion underground expansion of its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold-silver mine in...

B.C’s historical Kootenay-Boundary district mining region gathers attention

Golden Dawn Minerals, KG Exploration Inc. and GGX Gold Corp. are among the companies setting foot in the area

Support for projects like LNG Canada up in B.C.: Insights West

The $30 billion LNG Canada project was signed into reality earlier this month, and a new Insights West poll shows it has the support of more British Columbians than it would have a couple years...

Vancouver-based Rusoro Mining reaches $1.3b deal with Venezuela

Firm accepts settlement in dispute over government seizure of gold projects

Updated: Gas explosion cuts supply to industries

Pipeline rupture near Prince George idles pulp mills, stokes fears of gasoline price spikes

Pacific Northern Gas pitches new pipeline to Kitimat

AltaGas subsidiary asks for expressions of interest from natural gas producers to take capacity on new 525-km pipeline loop

Geoscience BC reports assess viability for geothermal development

Two new geothermal research reports released by Geoscience BC examine locations and assess the viability for geothermal energy development in northeastern British Columbia. In Techno-Economic...

Around 700,000 British Columbians could lose gas supply after pipeline explosion near Prince George

Approximately 70% of FortisBC’s one million customers across the province have the potential to lose gas supply as a result of a ruptured natural gas line north of Prince George October 9. British...

Paper Excellence to buy Catalyst Paper

Sale must be approved by BC Supreme Court and shareholders