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Canada’s Crude Oil Pacific Exports and Northern Gateway Likely Dead if Proposed Tanker Ban Becomes Law

Canada’s Crude Oil Pacific Exports and Northern Gateway Likely Dead if Proposed Tanker Ban Becomes Law

On Friday, the Canadian government introduced C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (Source: oilandgas360.com)It’s no longer living as a temporary moratorium or simply a political threat. On Friday Canada’s federal government introduced legislation that will turn its informal ban on crude oil tanker traffic off the North Coast of British Columbia into law. This…

Canadian mining and metals sector faces a looming digital disconnect

Canadian mining and metals sector faces a looming digital disconnect

(Calgary, 8 May 2017) There’s a gap between the productivity potential from digital transformation and the poor track record of implementation in the mining sector, according to a new EY report, The digital disconnect: problem or pathway. “Leading mining and metals companies are starting to look more strategically at the…

Towns on the clock: What comes after coal for B.C.’s mining towns?

Towns on the clock: What comes after coal for B.C.’s mining towns?

By Josh Pagé and Liam Britten, CBC News Mining coal for steelmaking has been the way of life — a good life — for coal miners in towns like Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie for more than a century. But there’s also tension there, as coal truck driver Katie Bulger, who originally moved…

Uptick in drilling in northeastern B.C. good sign for Alberta producers

Uptick in drilling in northeastern B.C. good sign for Alberta producers

Increasingly empty industrial yards around the northeastern B.C. city of Fort St. John are a welcome sign for Jennifer Moore. Moore, a regional economic development officer, says the return of parked natural gas drilling rigs and related equipment to the field shows that a recovery is underway for one of…

AuRico Metals Receives Environmental Assessment Approval for Kemess Underground Project

AuRico Metals Receives Environmental Assessment Approval for Kemess Underground Project

TORONTO, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ – AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI),(“AuRico” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEAA”) has issued a positive Decision Statement and that the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (“EAO”) has granted an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Company’s wholly-owned Kemess…

Taseko Closes Gibraltar Mine Silver Stream

Taseko Closes Gibraltar Mine Silver Stream

March 3 2017, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced US$33 million streaming agreement with Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd (“Osisko”) for Taseko’s 75% share of payable silver production from the Gibraltar…

Taseko to Release Year End 2016 Results

Taseko to Release Year End 2016 Results

February 16, 2017, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (the “Company”) will release its year end 2016 financial results after market close on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The Company will host a telephone conference call and live webcast on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 11:00…

Colorado Resources Expands Kinaskan Property

Colorado Resources Expands Kinaskan Property

COLORADO RESOURCES LTD. (TSX-V: CXO) (“Colorado” or the “Company“) announces it has entered into a purchase agreement, (the “Agreement”) with Kaizen Discovery Inc. (“Kaizen”) (KZD: TSX-V) to acquire a 100% interest in the Castle gold-silver-copper property (the “Castle Property”) The Castle Property is located 25 km northwest of Imperial Metals…

Skeena Resources sees more opportunity in Golden Triangle

Skeena Resources sees more opportunity in Golden Triangle

The prospects for redeveloping the Snip property have improved dramatically, given today’s substantially higher gold prices, subsequent improvements in infrastructure and access, the prospect of remaining high-grade mineralization and exploration upside. Skeena’s Chairman Ron Netolitzky’s past history and intimate knowledge of the property will greatly enhance our odds for success. Click…

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