Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Industrial Development 2017 -- The Mining Industry in the Northwest

Our Archive of Items of interest involving the mining industry in the Northwest



December 16 -- Cable Car quarry to go ahead
December 7 -- Federal Court upholds rejection of New Prosperity Mine
December 7 -- Canada rejects transboundary mine permit protest (audio)
December 5 -- Silver Queen drill hole south of Houston


November 29 -- Seabridge Gold Alaskan salmon complaint dismissed
November 21 -- B.C. mining company stakes claim in Australia
November 17 -- State, delegation push feds on transboundary mining
November 16 -- Telkwa Coal meeting for the neighbours


October 23 -- Alaska tribes unite to oppose mega-mines
October 17 -- More witnesses testify on Banks Island environmental mess
October 10 -- Mining Firm funds First Nations Education and Training Society


September 26 -- Witnesses testify in court on Banks Island Mine disaster
September 20 -- Increasing copper prices could be good news for Huckleberry mines
September 20 -- Urged by Greens Creek executive, Assembly stalls mine resolution
September 19 -- After mining exec weighs in, Juneau Assembly holds off on boundary mine resolution
September 15 -- Pretivm spends more than 200 million in the Bulkley Valley
September 13 -- Allegiance Coal wants to start permit process next year on a Telkwa Coal project
September 13 -- Could Huckleberry Mine reopen any time soon?
September  13 -- Proposed Pebble Mine a non-starter for Alaska
September 6 -- Ballot measure would give greater say to ADFG
September 6 -- Can a southeast mine battle lead to a trade war?


August 16 -- Federal Government files injunction to stop Fish Lake drilling
August 9 -- Another mine opens close to the Alaska border
August 9 -- Alaska Indigenous groups try to influence Canadian mining projects


June 21 -- Northwest B.C. mine pours first gold
June 6 -- Aerial survey north of Smithers


May 27 -- Resource Expo hoists generous donation to local school
May 24 -- Geoscience BC to start 3rd Exploration phase this summer in Northern B.C.
May 19 -- Mining project north of Smithers signs impact benefits agreement with First Nations
May 16 -- BruceJack Mine to produce Gold-Silver Bars and concentrate in coming weeks
May 5 -- Prime Minister Trudeau considering thermal coal tax
May 4 -- Christy Clark's proposed thermal coal tax would impact Ridley Terminals
May 1 -- Alaskans still waiting for action on BC mine pollution


April 27 -- Ridley Terminals Inc. no impacted by Clark's request for U.S. coal ban
April 26 -- Terrace Contractor files $14.5M lawsuit against BruceJack Mine
April 25 -- Terrace-based company suing BruceJack mine for $14.5 Million
April 17 -- Long-Term agreement struck involving mine just east of Smithers
April 7 -- Mount Polley mine gets long term water plan
April 6 -- Tse Keh Nay signs mineral tax revenue-sharing agreements with province
April 5 --  60 years later, Alaska still calling B.C. to task over mine leak flowing through its river
March 28 -- Court stayed group's private prosecution of Mount Polley Mine Collapse
March 27 -- Miningwatch Canada back in court pursuing charges in Mount Polley Dam Collapse
March 26 -- Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc says no to mining project following their own environmental assessment (audio)


February 21 -- Mining exploration looking good for Northern BC: Smithers Rock Talk


January 30 -- Advocacy group raising concerns about easiness for mining companies to stake claims for mineral exploration
January 30 -- Taseko Mines hopes to revive New Prosperity copper and gold mine in Federal Court
January 25 -- Mineral deposits found after aerial survey over Bulkley Valley
January 18 -- Alaskans gear up to fight B.C. company's mine plans
January 13 -- MiningWatch facing battle for Mount Polley Prosecution
January 5 -- Seabridge Gold continues Mineral exploration North of Stewart
January 4 -- British Columbia will clean up mine near Juneau (audio)

Archive of items from 2016
Archive of items from 2015
Archive of items from 2014
Archive of items from 2012 and 2013

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