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

Federal government approves Red Mountain mine

Small gold project being acquired by Ascot Mining receives environmental certificate

Another pipeline, another standoff

Coastal GasLink protests underscore rift between elected and hereditary chiefs

Aurora Cannabis to buy Whistler Medical in up to $175m deal

Whistler Medical believes its deal with one of the largest cannabis companies in the world will enhance its growth profile

Newmont Mining to acquire Goldcorp in multi-billion-dollar deal

The USD$10-billion transaction will see both companies merge to form Newmont Goldcorp, which will hold the world's largest share of gold resources and reserves

Ascot to acquire IDM’s Red Mountain gold project

A $45 million friendly acquisition consolidates small gold mining projects

Shareholders approve Pan American’s acquisition of Tahoe Resources

Vancouver-based Pan American will double its silver reserves and inherit Tahoe's troubled Guatemala mine

B.C. minister under fire for visit to Coastal GasLink pipeline blockade

B.C.'s forests and natural resource minister Doug Donaldson is facing scrutiny and a call to resign after visiting a pipeline blockade this past weekend. Members of the Gidimt'en clan of the...

Vancouver miners Defiance Silver and ValOro Resources merge to lead exploration in Mexico

Defiance Silver Corp (TSX-V:DEF) and ValOro Resources (TSX-V:VRO) have just created a combined company that keeps the name Defiance Silver Corp., following a friendly merger under the Business...

Mount Polley mine suspending operations

Company plans to continue mill low-grade copper stockpile

Small alternative energy companies outshine industry giants

Median B.C. employment has grown 125% since 2016 low