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Resource Development in Northern British Columbia

Resource Development in Northern British Columbia

Here in Northern BC the next 6 months will be busy with numerous projects in the natural resource sector. In the short term there are a number of events that will help set the pace forward for the next 10-20 years of business development. Cambridge House First up is the…

Vancouver Resources Investment Conference

Vancouver Resources Investment Conference

It appears that the thirst for mining and exploration is increasing and 2017 and is moving into positive territory. Vancouver Resources Investment Conference is taking place January 22-23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Reviewing the companies presenting at this show it appears that the number of companies is a significant…

COAL: New interest in BC coal mine

COAL: New interest in BC coal mine

Telkwa Coal Limited (“TCL”), has announced a conditional binding agreement to be acquired by an Australian based public issuer, Allegiance Coal Ltd. (“Allegiance”) (AHQ:ASX). Upon successful regulatory and shareholder approvals of the proposed transaction Altius expects to be a significant shareholder of Allegiance while retaining a project level royalty over…

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…

Atrum Coal Receives Mine Act Permit

Atrum Coal Receives Mine Act Permit

Atrum Coal (ASX:ATU) is pleased to advise that, after considering its application and consulting with the relevant authorities and local First Nations groups, the Ministry of Energy and Mines (British Columbia) has granted an extension to its Mines Act permit for a further 5 years at the Company’s flagship Groundhog Anthracite…

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…

West Cirque Mobilizes Crews for Diamond Drilling at Castle Porphyry Project

West Cirque Mobilizes Crews for Diamond Drilling at Castle Porphyry Project

West Cirque Resources Ltd. (WCQ: TSX.V) is mobilizing field crews for a Phase II diamond drill program on the Castle Copper-Gold-Silver (Cu-Au-Ag) Porphyry Project, northwestern B.C. Drilling is scheduled to begin in the second half of July and is expected to comprise a minimum of 2100 meters. The primary goal…

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