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

Tahltan-Nisga’a partner up on KSM mine project

Partnership formed to capitalize on jobs, contracts with massive KSM project

Imperial Oil gives OK to $720M renewable diesel project near Edmonton

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. is going ahead with a $720-million project to build a renewable diesel facility at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton. The project, first announced in August 2021, is...

B.C. miners eye lithium ‘white gold’ rush in Nevada

Vancouver-based company Lithium Americas poised to become major lithium producer

Canfor closure of Chetwynd mill 'a kick in the gut'

Canfor is closing another set of mills in northern B.C., this time in Chetwynd and Houston. The company said Wednesday it was permanently closing its sawmill and pellet operations in Chetwynd, where...

Canfor to shut down sawmills in Chetwynd, Houston

Chewtwynd mill to shut down permanently, Houston for extended period

B.C. announces new conservancy protecting old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke

The provincial government and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have given special status to a biologically unique old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke. B.C. Premier David Eby announced Wednesday...

Three new B.C. mines aim to pour first gold in 2024

Of eight new mines or expansions in the queue, one is on Nisga'a Nation treaty land

Sea lice from farmed to wild salmon ‘insignificant’: CSAS

Science secretariat finds no significant impacts attributable to fish farms

Blackwater Gold mine project set to go, all it needs is permit approval

Steven Dean is like a drag racer sitting at the start line behind the wheel of billion dollar machine waiting for the green light to drop. The chairman and CEO of Artemis Gold Inc., has been stuck...

Bullish outlook for base metals

High lithium prices are ‘here to stay," despite 'unrealistic' energy transition goals