R/€ = 16.47 Change: 0.06
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Au 1229.12 $/oz Change: 6.80
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Oil pipeline plot thickens as British Columbia files Alberta suit over ‘tariff-like’ Act

By: Henry Lazenby     23rd May 2018 A significant disruption in the supply of gasoline, diesel and crude oil from Alberta to British Columbia would cause British Columbia “irreparable harm” and could “injure human health and safety in remote communities”, the provincial government argued in a statement of claim filed in Alberta's... 

BC govt refuses KGHM’s Ajax environmental permit

By: Henry Lazenby     15th December 2017 The British Columbia provincial government on Thursday refused to issue Polish base metals miner KGHM Polska Miedź’s Ajax copper/gold mine a provincial environmental certificate, saying the adverse effects of the project outweigh the potential benefits. The news is a blow to the nearby City of... 

BC’s NDP-led govt talks up exploration, mining as basis for building burgeoning communities

By: Henry Lazenby     26th September 2017 British Columbia is ‘ground zero’ for mining in Canada, as technological advances require an ever-increasing volume of metals to satisfy improving standards of living and environment-friendly technologies. This was the key message to attendees at the fourth yearly Resource Breakfast Series held... 

Polish miner KGHM applies for Canadian enviro permit

By: Henry Lazenby     15th September 2015 Polish State-owned base metals miner KGHM has reached a significant milestone in the development of its proposed Ajax copper/gold openpit mine, south-west of the city of Kamloops, in British Columbia, this week submitting an environmental permit application. “This is an important milestone for... 

Copper Mountain’s secondary crusher on schedule, lifts 2014 guidance

By: Henry Lazenby     21st February 2014 TSX-listed Copper Mountain Mining reported on Friday that it was installing a new secondary crusher, which was scheduled for a mid-summer start-up. This C$40-million crusher would be the largest cone crusher installed in western Canada and initial foundation work was well under way, with the... 

Company Announcement: IMX Resources reports Inferred Mineral Resource at Zeppelin deposit of 31,000 tonnes of contained nickel

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th May 2013 IMX Resources Limited is pleased to announce it has completed an Inferred Mineral Resource estimate for its Zeppelin deposit that forms part of the Company’s Ntaka Hill Nickel Sulphide Project, located in south-east Tanzania 

2012 marks prosperous year for BC mining industry despite lower earnings

By: Henry Lazenby     30th April 2013 British Columbia’s (BC’s) mining industry has experienced another thriving year in 2012, including mineral exploration and development, despite profits being lower than in 2011, international auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC's) BC Mining Industry Survey for 2012 has found. "BC's mining... 

Company Announcement: The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Announces 2013 Award Recipients

19th February 2013 The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2013 awards for outstanding contributions and excellence in the mineral industry 

Company Announcement: IMX Resources Reports Results of Updated Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) on Ntaka Hill Project

1st October 2012 IMX Resources Limited has received the results of the updated preliminary economic assessment for the development of the Ntaka Hill Nickel Sulphide Project 

Company Announcement: IMX Reports Positive Flotation Results for Disseminated Nickel Sulphide Mineralisation from Ntaka

26th September 2012 IMX Resources Limited has achieved good metallurgical results from initial flotation test work on samples of the disseminated hanging wall mineralisation from the Sleeping Giant Zone at the Ntaka Hill Nickel Sulphide Project 

Kamloops development project to set environmental precedent 

By: Simon Rees     23rd August 2012 Bringing a mine on stream in Canada entails some of the world’s closest scrutiny. In terms of environmental laws alone, producers in British Columbia have to conform to 12 key provincial mining Acts, in addition to five federal Acts and numerous other regulatory measures. Local communities and... 


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