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

Mining sector grappling with 21st-century challenges

In the five years since the Mount Polly mine disaster, B.C.’s mining industry has focused on tailings pond management and obtaining social licence for resource extraction projects.  Its other...

Top B.C. mining stocks grow an average of 87% in 2019

B.C.’s top performers increased almost three times as much as they did last year

Chevron may sell stake in Kitimat LNG

If Chevron sells stake in Kitimat LNG, it wouldn’t the first time it changed hands

Central American mine resistance visits Vancouver

Guatemalan protest leader makes his case in Pan American Silver’s home city

Science expands mining-sector prospects

CO2 sequestration in tailings, rare earths in coal under microscope

Kitimat LNG gets 40-year export licence

New energy regulator doubles Kitimat LNG’s export licence period

Nearly 1,000 working on Coastal GasLink as first segments of pipe delivered

The first segments of pipe for the Coastal GasLink Project begin to arrive at storage sites this week in anticipation of construction ramp up later next year, TC Energy reported on Tuesday. The...

Trans Mountain expansion pipe in the ground ‘before Christmas’: company

Five years after the first arrests on Burnaby Mountain over the Trans Mountain expansion project, the company said “expansion project pipe” will be “in the ground before Christmas.” Trans Mountain...

Concerns about Trans Mountain dumping 'contaminated' soil are unfounded: FN chief

Protesters say they followed trucks to a Kwikwetlem First Nation business park, but chief says there's "nothing to be concerned about"

Canfor to shut down sawmills for two weeks

All of Canfor's British Columbia sawmills, with the exception of one, will be shut down over Christmas and New Years, the company said Monday. The two-week curtailment will begin Mon., Dec. 23 with...