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

B.C. study links policy changes and logging patterns, shows targeting of old growth

VANCOUVER — The worsening effects of climate change are compounding the historical loss of British Columbia’s old-growth forests, says the co-author of a new paper that shows decades of logging on...

Ideon aims to revolutionize mineral exploration

Company claims its product can radically reduce the number of drill holes needed

Logistics threaten to derail Fort Nelson revitalization plans

A wood pellet plant in the northern town would not be viable without rail upgrades

LNG Canada 70% complete

Phase 1 on track to ship LNG by mid-decade, phase 2 still up in the air

Plugging the leaks in B.C.’s oil and gas sector

CleanBC Industry Fund helps natural gas sector electrify, reduce methane emissions

High energy prices predicted to persist into the fall

War in Europe, supply-demand mismatch, pipeline bottlenecks add up to fuel price pain

Investing in B.C.’s boutique wineries just got easier

Crowdfunding opens door for public to buy small stakes in local wine operations

Drax contributed $1 billion to Canadian economy: study

Even low-value wood pellets contribute to B.C. forest economy

Demand for coking coal is high and so are government demands

Prices for B.C.’s second most valuable export expected to remain high

How long can coal’s renaissance last?

Thermal coal is never worth more than steelmaking coal, but it is now