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

Site C’s overruns are typical for dam megaprojects

Only nuclear power plants are more prone to blow up budgets and schedules, report finds

Series of unfortunate events stalls Site C progress

Megaproject’s geotechnical problems will cost a bundle to fix

Powell River paper mill to restart in May

Paper mill hit was hit with two viruses: COVID-19 and malware

Mowi begins smolt cull and layoffs at B.C. fish farms

Federal government forcing open-net salmon farms in Discovery Islands area out of business

Pipeline for LNG Canada hits pandemic speedbump

Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline faces ‘significant’ costs increases, delays: TC Energy

Site C work will continue despite new costs, province says

Site C dam will be completed with a new $16 billion price tag and a 14.5% BC Hydro rate hike

Alaska-B.C. mine rivers generally healthy: state-province joint report

A four-year study of Alaska-B.C. rivers associated with mining activity - spurred by U.S. and Canadian complaints about environmental threats - has concluded there aren’t risks to marine...

More forest industry acquisitions expected in 2021

M&A report: Sector consolidation started off with a $4 billion big bang in 2021

Mining sector holds high-grade M&A potential in 2021

M&A report: Gold bull market, dearth of new discoveries make B.C. gold companies ripe targets

B.C.'s salmon farms seeking a reprieve from closures in the Discovery Islands

Fish farm company culling young salmon because it is banned from placing them in marine net pens