Teck posts record revenues, cash

B.C.’s largest mining company, Teck Resources (TSX:TECK.B, NYSE:TECK), ended 2017 with record revenue and cash flows from operations, and began 2018 with first oil from the new Fort Hills oil sands...

Tsleil-Waututh criticize new pipeline project review rules

In the midst of a B.C.-Alberta trade war over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the federal government announced Thursday plans to overhaul the environmental assessment process for...

Australian firm Calima Energy eyes Montney drilling start in 2018

Calima Energy has the necessary approvals in hand to begin building a road into its Montney holdings, with an eye to open access and begin drilling as early as this winter. The company announced...

Greenhouse cannabis a potential B.C. game-changer

Black-market cannabis production is a clandestine affair. So most expert growers, some of whom have made the transition to licensed medical marijuana production, have been predisposed to cultivating...

Young mining CEO keeps grounded in volatile industry

Vancouver-based Callinex Mines Inc. specializes in copper and zinc, but its CEO, Max Porterfield, comes from a place that is synonymous with another commodity: oil. Born in Odessa, Texas, in 1984,...

B.C. apple grower aims for billion-dollar harvest

Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ target to generate US$1 billion in sales by 2030 moved a small step closer on January 30, when the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada cleared the way for the...

Pipeline delays, not carbon pricing, negatively affect energy competitiveness: report

Pipeline delays and cancelations have a greater effect on competiveness than carbon taxes according to a C.D. Howe energy competitiveness report. “Canadian energy producers are at a competitive...

LNG Canada shortlists contractors for Kitimat project

LNG Canada has short-listed two international consortiums for the design, procurement and construction of its proposed liquefied natural gas plant in Kitimat. But before Shell and its partners make...

Ivanhoe Mines stock drops after Congo shocker

Shares in Vancouver’s Ivanhoe Mines (TSX:IVN) fell sharply Wednesday (January 31) after lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Ivanhoe is advancing two major projects, voted in favour...

Alberta premier calls B.C. bitumen ban an ‘unconstitutional attack’

British Columbia will face consequences for its ban on increased shipments of diluted bitumen, according to Alberta’s premier. Rachel Notley called an emergency cabinet meeting January 31, one day...