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

World’s first marketplace for authenticated recycled metals has launched

'We saw a huge opportunity because the voluntary carbon market currently is $2 billion dollars — secondary metals market is almost $500 billion,' says Orbex CEO

Labour costs will soon beat oil as mines' biggest expense, new data indicate

'As non-unionized labour gains bargaining power and union contracts roll off, we expect to see double-digit labour costs,' says Costmine exec

Teck Resources receives indications of interest for steelmaking coal business

Vancouver-based miner called off a shareholder vote in April on a plan to split the company

$13B and counting: Feds put more taxpayer money on the line to complete TMX

The federal government is once again putting taxpayer dollars on the line to prop up the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX)

Vancouver miner has second fatality in South America

Fortuna Silver reports death at mine in Peru, following death in Argentina in 2022

B.C. boosts funds for weather extremes

Protection of farms and ranches against flooding will also be an integral part of latest program

B.C. extends deferral of old-growth logging in Vancouver Island's Fairy Creek

The extension to February 2025 applies to the order issued two years ago at the request of the Pacheedaht First Nation

Net benefits to Canada went unquestioned in big forestry buyouts

Canadian officials declined to say whether Paper Excellence, the country's largest forestry company, was linked to an overseas conglomerate

Teck’s attempt to gain shareholder support for coal split hits wall: report

Company maintains that divesting its coal business is a better option for shareholders than being take over by Glencore