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

Why fertilizer prices may soon fall in Western Canada

'After two years of the market cheating rates, we expect demand to rebound.'

Exploration permit rejected based on Tahltan objections

Tahltan First Nation rejected the Latham copper-gold exploration project north of Red Chris mine

Sumitomo Metal bets on B.C. battery materials firm Nano One

Vancouver-based Nano One has piqued the interest of big mining sector actors, including Rio Tinto, thanks to its patented process for the sustainable production of lithium-ion battery material for...

Regulator rules in favour of Trans Mountain route deviation

TMX route will be altered slightly in an area near Kamloops

B.C. cattle producers count losses after wildfires

Approximately 5.6M acres have burned in B.C. so far this year, up from 3.3M acres in 2018

Drilling down on the economics of B.C.'s Turnagain nickel mine

Pre-feasibility study confirms high grades of nickel, long mine life

Quesnel pulp mill sold to Alberta company

The agreement includes a long-term fibre supply agreement for the Quesnel River pulp facility

Forest sector in transition from high volume to high value: Ralston

B.C. Forests Minister talks about maximizing value of B.C. timber