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NBCMining at MINExpo 2016

NBCMining at MINExpo 2016

This week, NBCMining travelled to Las Vegas to take in MINExpo 2016 – the world’s largest mining equipment show. Held once every four years, the show presents a fantastic networking opportunity and allows those in the Mining Community with plenty of opportunities to connect and re-connect with buyers and suppliers.…

NBCMining at Sprott Mining Show

NBCMining at Sprott Mining Show

Northern BC Mining is attending the 2016 Sprott Mining Show, held July 26-29th in Vancouver’s Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The Sprott Show, held in Vancouver since 2004, is attractive to metals-investors from around the world. To quote from the show website, “If you are a serious investor, you shouldn’t miss our…

Hundreds Face Layoffs As Wolverine Mine Idled

Hundreds Face Layoffs As Wolverine Mine Idled

From Opinion 250 Tumbler Ridge, B.C.- Nearly  700 jobs  will disappear  from the Chetwynd – Tumbler Ridge region as  Walter Energy  shuts down it’s Wolverine and Brazion coal mines. “We certainly didn’t  anticipate this, this morning” says Frank Everitt, the president of  United Steelworkers  local 1-424, which represents about 400…

High-quality coal and house prices: A B.C. town’s second chance

High-quality coal and house prices: A B.C. town’s second chance

From the Globe and Mail Tumbler Ridge Mayor Darwin Wren predicts that the quality of British Columbia coal will keep his northeastern B.C. community afloat. In 2001, Mr. Wren moved from Fort Nelson to Tumbler Ridge, where he bought a house for $28,000, just months after the nearby Quintette coal…

Quintette Mine to Reopen

Quintette Mine to Reopen

The Quintette mine is reopening with the Government of BC announcing  the approval of the permit applications by Teck Resources. The re-opening of the mine, which was closed operating from 1982 to 2000 is expected to cost Teck $860 million into the facilities and operations, and part of that is…

Cardero’s Carbon Creek Project Selected for Streamlined Environmental Assessment Process

Cardero’s Carbon Creek Project Selected for Streamlined Environmental Assessment Process

Cardero Resource Corp. (“Cardero” or the “Company”) (TSX: CDU, NYSE MKT: CDY) provides an update on the Environmental Assessment process for the Carbon Creek Metallurgical Coal project.  The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEAA”) and the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (“EAO”) recently announced the finalization of a Memorandum of Understanding…

Atrum Secures Option to Acquire Coking Coal Projects

Atrum Secures Option to Acquire Coking Coal Projects

Atrum Coal is pleased to announce it has secured an option to acquire 100% of both the Adams Project and White Rabbit Project in the coking coal rich Peace River region of British Columbia, Canada. The projects, which total 20,876 hectares in size, are close to key infrastructure and immediately contiguous (north and…