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

Disastrous year for sockeye predicted

Total closure for Fraser River sockeye expected

Truck operators down on diesel, up on natural gas

Low-emission movement in Metro municipalities accelerating shift in truck fuel source

Gouging, government policies blamed for B.C. gas price spikes

Experts file reports with utilities commission citing laundry list of explanations for how much we pay at the pump

Woodfibre LNG purchases essential equipment for Squamish project

Federal government will waive anti-dumping and countervailing duties for this project

Jim Pattison makes a play for Canfor

Canfor’s share price jumps 72% on Jim Pattison’s $1 billion bid to take company private

KPMG leader guardedly optimistic that Canadian oil and gas may finally be finding firmer footing

The last three years have been an uphill trek for Canada’s oil and gas producers. Persistently low global commodity prices, combined with a series of domestic hurdles including market access, a...

Trans Mountain cleared to resume terminal construction

The National Energy Board has given Trans Mountain the green light to resume construction at two of its terminals in B.C. The board approved the company’s request Aug. 1 to resume work at its...

UPDATED: Pan American closes Tahoe's six-year legal battle with Guatemalan protestors

Vancouver-based Pan American Silver apologized on behalf of mine’s former owner for a shooting it says infringed human rights

Production cuts at Taylor pulp mill extended

Canfor is extending the curtailment at the Taylor pulp mill into September. The company announced the extension in its second quarter results released Friday, July 26, citing ongoing market...

FortisBC considers moving the planned compressor station to Woodfibre LNG site

Company says public feedback caused officials to reconsider the location of the controversial facility slated for Mount Mulligan, in Valleycliffe