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

Special report: Seafood eco-labels

Documentary on Marine Stewardship Council points to rift in marine conservation movement

Sea lice becoming resistant to pesticide

Living Oceans report says DFO and fish farm industry knew sea lice have become resistant to SLICE

New LNG plant in Washington must use B.C. gas

Environmental agency says B.C. gas has five to eight times lower emissions profile than American gas

Petronas resumes Montney drilling after two-year absence

Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company is back in the field in Northeast B.C. after two years of no drilling. Petronas subsidiary Progress Energy resumed drilling activity in the basin this...

Uptick in Vancouver-to-Asia oil shipments hint at new market potential for Canada

More than $44 million of Alberta crude shipped to China as of August: StatCan

Opportunities abound for LNG on domestic and global front

Some say Canada has been slow to the LNG gate but an industry panel agreed natural gas opportunities are far from lost in the country. While natural gas competition is heating up south of the...

Vancouver miner’s Mexico project halted by Hurricane Willa

Marlin Gold Mining (TSX-V: MLN) issued a media statement October 26 saying that as a result of heavy rainfall caused by Hurricane Willa, which made landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast as a Category 3...

Two offtake contracts already signed for LNG Canada

Two Japanese buyers have agreed to buy Canadian gas: LNG Canada CEO

Poor Q3 earnings take toll on mining shares

Lower metal prices blamed for third quarter decline in earnings

Eldorado to invest $520 million on a mill at its Turkish mine

Vancouver-based company also getting closer to opening its first mine in Canada