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

Mediated bargaining breaks down for Western Forest Products workers

Western Forest Products announced Tuesday that talks have broken down in mediated bargaining that had resumed Dec. 12 with the striking United Steelworkers Union. Mediators Vince Ready and Amanda...

Why the province’s working forests aren’t working

Industry leader calls for a B.C. working-forest designation with rigid regulatory goalposts

Pattison’s offer to buy Canfor abandoned

Canfor’s stock plunges, but remains higher than when offer first made

Ross Beaty’s Equinox to acquire Frank Giustra’s Leagold

Merger of Equinox and Leagold just the latest in consolidation of gold mining companies into larger entities

Conuma Coal is going electric

Conuma Coal converting its fleet of trucks to hybrid electric power at Wolverine mine

Mining sector grappling with 21st-century challenges

In the five years since the Mount Polly mine disaster, B.C.’s mining industry has focused on tailings pond management and obtaining social licence for resource extraction projects.  Its other...

Top B.C. mining stocks grow an average of 87% in 2019

B.C.’s top performers increased almost three times as much as they did last year

Chevron may sell stake in Kitimat LNG

If Chevron sells stake in Kitimat LNG, it wouldn’t the first time it changed hands

Central American mine resistance visits Vancouver

Guatemalan protest leader makes his case in Pan American Silver’s home city

Science expands mining-sector prospects

CO2 sequestration in tailings, rare earths in coal under microscope