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

SFU's Mark Jaccard back as head of BC Utilities Commission

Mark Jaccard, currently a 'distinguished' professor at SFU, has been re-appointed as chair and CEO of B.C.'s watchdog for public energy utilities

Canfor to build new $200M sawmill in B.C.

Canfor to replace sawmill shuttered in Houston with new one

Zinc-copper catalyst proposed for cleaner, more efficient fertilizer production

The idea of combining two elements came from references dating back to the 1970s

Northern B.C. wood waste projects land government funding

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) announced 42 newly funded forest enhancement projects – a dozen of them in the Prince George and Cariboo region - to assist with the delivery of...

Australian billionaire proposes green hydrogen hub in Prince George

The $2B project could see the creation of more than 100 permanent direct jobs

Old-growth logging, road building can proceed in B.C. without First Nation consent, says memo

A May 2023 memo from BC Timber Sales gives direction for logging to proceed in certain old-growth forests where First Nations haven't responded or where road building elsewhere is deemed not...

Okanagan records driest-ever soil moisture as drought worsens

Federal agency has declared 'exceptional drought' conditions

Just say ‘no’ to Britain, says beef industry

Groups push Ottawa to keep U.K. out of trade deal

Vancouver’s Lundin secures environmental permit to extend Candelaria mine life

Canada’s third-biggest copper producer expects to receive the final seal of approval from the Environmental Assessment Service next month

Mining, oil and gas companies top the TSX30

Energy transition likely responsible for mining stock performance