Natural Resources

Apr 27, 2022
Pacific Trader: This junior miner’s 500-percent rise will help you forget the markets’ woes
Michael McCullough

The stock: Some weeks it’s best for your sanity, if not your portfolio’s value, to tune out the market noise and think about long-term wealth creation. That’s what the investors in Filo Mining (TSX:FIL) have been doing for the past...

Mar 16, 2022
Pacific Trader: A clean, green way to profit from the oil and gas gouge
Michael McCullough

The stock: Investors who have already decarbonized their portfolios find themselves standing uncomfortably on the sidelines as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine drives shares of oil and gas companies to levels not seen since 2014. But wait, there’s a way to...

Mar 15, 2022
Earth-X tech project digs deep to make mining greener
Rushmila Rahman

The worldwide shift toward renewable energy keeps accelerating, but do you know how much metal and minerals we’ll need to go green? Well, with most of Earth’s near-surface mining deposits already in use, the production of copper, nickel, zinc and other critical...

Dec 14, 2021
B.C.’s functional and psychedelic mushroom industry is having a shroom boom
Nathan Caddell

He may have the right name for the job, but it took Craig Garden some time to find his passion. The Surrey native spent years as a project manager for various consulting firms before he and his wife, Brandi, made a...

Nov 9, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: B.C.'s biggest companies by industry
By BCBusiness

Unprecedented times goes without saying. (Also, we never want to hear the word "pivot" again.) Despite the challenges of 2021, B.C. has no shortage of companies that are growing and growing—here are the Top 100 largest businesses in the province...

Nov 5, 2021
U.K. engineering giant acquires Vancouver-based mining tech biz Motion Metrics
By the Editors

Scottish multinational engineering firm Weir Group has acquired an innovative Vancouver-based company, according to a release. Weir Group today announced the purchase of mining technology company Motion Metrics (based out of UBC, with other offices in Australia, Brazil, Chile, Russia and South...

Aug 24, 2021
Can B.C. stake its claim as a leader in responsible mineral extraction?
Ryan Stuart

The Deer Horn mining project was unusual from the start. When an area in the Coast Mountains south of Smithers first intrigued him back in 2010, Tony Fogarassy didn’t send in a field geologist on a clandestine rock-bashing mission. The...

Jul 29, 2021
Opinion: How B.C. can become the Silicon Valley for carbon capture and reliable clean energy
Craig Golinowski

Over the past few decades, B.C. has built a well-deserved reputation throughout North America and beyond as a clean energy/cleantech powerhouse and hub. Now it’s well positioned to add carbon capture and storage (CCS) to that broader mix of accomplishments. Notable...

Jun 3, 2021
How the B.C. mining industry can transform itself into a global leader in sustainability—and what’s stopping it
Pallavi Rao

B.C. has all the tools to become a global leader in sustainable mining, but with that opportunity comes challenges and a narrowing window to make it reality. That’s one of the takeaways from PwC Canada’s 53rd annual report on the...

Feb 22, 2021
BC Aquaculture Innovation Awards dangle $325,000 in prizes for 3 lucky winners
By the Editors

Got an innovative idea for the B.C. aquaculture industry? The provincial Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (MAFF) and Innovate BC want to hear from you soon. Applications are now open for the 2021 BC Aquaculture Innovation Awards, which will see...

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