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

Fort Nelson gets a bump to annual allowable cut

The Fort Nelson region was largely unaffected by mountain pine beetle and has plenty of timber

Owner of Burnaby refinery fighting $5-mil bill for uncollected taxes on coloured fuel

The Calgary company that owns the former Chevron refinery in Burnaby is trying to fend off more than $5.24 million in penalties and interest from the B.C. finance ministry for failing to collect...

High gas prices could cause long-term financial fallout

Survey reveals Metro Vancouver’s pump prices may be hurting ability to save, pay off debt

Sawmill closures hurt B.C. communities

Interior towns hardest hit by closures, curtailments

FortisBC inks two-year LNG export contract

Two-year contract is for 53,000 tonnes of LNG per year

New metallurgical coal mines proposed for B.C.

Two new steelmaking coal mines move to environmental review as exports thrive

Feds find New York buyers for Ridley Terminals

Lax Kw'alaams and Metlakatla will own 10% share of the terminal under offer

Powell River paper mill to undergo curtailment later this month

Event is the result of weakness in the market and tight fibre supply in B.C.

Does the Pacific Ocean need iron supplements?

Spikes in sockeye abundance have occurred two years after major volcanic eruptions

Site C workforce sets new record in May

Employment on BC Hydro's Site C dam increased to a new record of 4,385 workers in May 2019, including new highs for the number of apprentices and indigenous and women workers on the project. There...