Pages tagged "mining"
Posted on Articles by · May 07, 2021 6:32 PM
Canada has an opportunity to provide the sustainably sourced materials for electric vehicles, batteries, wind turbines, and solar panels that the world needs, Margareta Dovgal tells a House of Commons Committee.Read more
Posted on Articles by · April 09, 2021 12:46 PM
Amidst uncompetitive tax and regulatory regimes, a new roadmap from the province and the Mining Association of BC hopes to overcome challenges through innovation, ESG, and a revitalized workforce.Read more
Posted on Articles by · April 06, 2021 7:22 AM
Renowned natural resource scholar Ken Coates tells Parliamentarians: "We don't see resource development as being particularly attractive or compelling these days. I think it's fair to say that our country's urban areas, which are very powerful and very appropriately powerful, are disconnected from the sector."Read more
Posted on Articles by · March 24, 2021 8:44 PM
BC finds a silver lining in exploration investments but won't strike gold without reform. Without regulatory and tax reforms, BC may lose two-thirds of its mines by 2040.Read more
Posted on Articles by · February 19, 2021 2:25 PM
The biggest hold-up is split processes, both provincial and federal, whether it’s cutting permits for forestry or mining assessments. Walter Cobb explains.Read more
Exploration and mining can and should be at the forefront of B.C.'s post-COVID economic recovery plan
Posted on Articles by · February 05, 2021 4:30 PM
As a society, we should want these operations in BC where we have some of the highest environmental, social and governance standards of anywhere in the world. Kendra Johnson explains.Read more
Posted on Articles by · January 20, 2021 10:23 PM
Government can’t print money forever—we’ll need private investment. So what would happen without investment from mining, oil, and gas? Josiah Haynes investigates.Read more
Posted on Articles by · November 18, 2020 10:05 PM
The quality of the Premier’s Cabinet lineup will determine whether the government’s agenda on these issues will land right – for their future electoral odds and for our province’s economy.Read more
Posted on Articles by · October 26, 2020 10:35 AM
As the world becomes more and more digital, and manufacturing becomes greener, there will be increasing demand for critical metals, minerals and rare earths. And Canada can play a key role in supplying them.Read more
Posted on Articles by · October 23, 2020 2:39 PM
BC's mining industry contributes $7.4 billion to BC’s economy (GDP). It spends $3 billion to purchase goods and services from 3,700 small, medium and Indigenous businesses in 215 BC communities. And it spends $330 million on exploration.
So how is this critical industry coping with the carbon price? And why do governments seem set on making it more difficult and expensive for our mines to operate, and more difficult to compete in world markets?
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