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Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:00 AM
After careful evaluation, statutory decision-makers with the ministries of Energy and Mines and Environment have conditionally authorized the Mount Polley Mine Corporation to begin restricted operations.
Monday, June 29, 2015 10:25 AM
The Province has given the go-ahead to JDS Silver to begin construction on the Silvertip Mine in Northern B.C, creating more jobs for British Columbians and an economic boost to the Kaska First Nation.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:15 AM
Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett today appointed a Code Review Committee pursuant to section 34 of the Mines Act that will determine how best to implement the seven recommendations stemming from an Independent Expert Engineering Panel's investigation into the Aug. 4, 2014, tailings pond breach at the Mount Polley Mine in Northwest B.C.
Friday, June 19, 2015 8:30 AM
Red Chris Gold and Copper Mine, situated on one of the largest and highest-quality copper and gold deposits in the world, will soon be in full production - providing family-supporting jobs and economic benefits for First Nations and all British Columbians.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 11:15 AM
Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett announced today that the Province will provide $5 million in funding to Geoscience BC to support its work encouraging mineral and energy exploration investment and informed land-use decisions for the benefit of all British Columbians.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 2:05 PM
As part of Clean Air Day, the Government of British Columbia is announcing changes to the greenhouse gas reduction regulation to encourage more fleet operators to switch from diesel and gasoline to cleaner-burning natural gas to run their buses, trucks and marine vessels.
Monday, May 4, 2015 2:30 PM
Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett today announced an agreement to acquire 61 coal licences in the Klappan so that discussions on a shared vision for responsible management of the area can move forward.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 8:00 AM
The Province recognized mining operations in B.C. for their health and safety accomplishments last night during the 53rd annual Mine Safety Awards banquet in Victoria.
Monday, March 23, 2015 10:15 AM
To make clean energy vehicles more affordable and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Province will offer incentives of up to $5,000 for the purchase or lease of a new battery electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, and up to $6,000 for a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 11:30 AM
The Province will advance the goal of meeting the vast majority of British Columbia's new electricity demand through conservation by providing $100,000 to the Canadian Passive House Institute (CanPHI) West.