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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…

Gold Gold and Silver Deals

Gold Gold and Silver Deals

It appears that there is a major increase in mineral exploration this summer in Northern BC, specially for gold. A number of companies such as Skeena, Colorado, Teuton and others that have significant gold deposits have embarked on an aggressive drilling program as well as partnerships with larger companies. Gold…

Mining Recruitment in NE BC

Mining Recruitment in NE BC

At a recent Home/Business/Trade show in Chetwynd representatives from Teck www.teck.com, Xstrata www.xstratacoal.com and Walter Energy www.walterenergy.com were attempting to recruit workers for the mines in the area. Even though Walter Energy was shutting down the Willow Creek mine they are still looking for workers at their other mines. Teck is…

Galaxy Broadband Mobile Internet

Galaxy Broadband Mobile Internet

Galaxy Broadband www.galaxybroadband.ca has created a new mobile internet system called SCOUT. This is a quick-deploy satellite antenna system for those who require a rugged, easily transportable communication solution complete with simple assembly and pointing procedures. Virtually anyone can be connected to the Internet within minutes. Available with low cost…

Northern Gateway pipeline: benefits vs. concerns

Northern Gateway pipeline: benefits vs. concerns

CBC.ca The Northern Gateway project is a proposal by Canadian oil and gas company Enbridge to build two pipelines stretching 1177-km between the Alberta oilsands and the West Coast. The Northern Gateway would have the capacity to transport 525000 barrels of … Click for more…

Japan’s Inpex Corp. pumps $700 million into Nexen’s BC shale gas play

Japan’s Inpex Corp. pumps $700 million into Nexen’s BC shale gas play

Vancouver Sun CALGARY — A partnership led by Inpex Corp., Japan’s biggest oil and gas company, is spending $700 million for a share of the BC shale gas prospects owned by Calgary-based Nexen Inc. The deal follows Mitsubishi’s bid of $850 million in August 2010 to … Click for more…

Government of British Columbia: June Rights Sale the Fifth Largest …

Government of British Columbia: June Rights Sale the Fifth Largest …

Marketwire Nine parcels in the Blueberry area, 80 kilometres northwest of Fort St. John, with per hectare bids ranging from $1137 to $6118. British Columbia supports … Click for more…