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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.
Monday, January 26, 2015 9:15 AM
Funding in Budget 2015 will establish a Major Mines Permitting Office to improve the co-ordination of major mine permits across government, add staff to conduct more inspections and permit reviews, and maintain improved turnaround times for notice of work permits...
Monday, August 18, 2014 10:15 AM
The Government of British Columbia, with the support of the Soda Creek Indian Band (Xats’ull First Nation) and Williams Lake Indian Band, has ordered an independent engineering investigation and inquiry into the Mount Polley tailings pond breach, and independent third-party reviews of all 2014 Dam Safety Inspections for every tailings pond at a permitted mine in the province.
Friday, September 20, 2013 8:30 AM
Two B.C. mines sites were recognized for outstanding achievements in reclamation practices at the Annual BC Mine Reclamation Awards banquet in Vancouver on Sept. 18, 2013.
Monday, September 9, 2013 10:00 AM
Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister responsible for Core Review, toured the Mount Pleasant substation.
Friday, August 16, 2013 8:45 AM
Powerex has reached an out-of-court settlement to protect British Columbia from a potential $3.2 billion legal liability.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 1:30 PM
B.C.'s first-ever international conference showcasing the economic growth and jobs potential of the emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry was a huge success announced Minister of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas Rich Coleman.
Monday, February 25, 2013 1:06 PM
To stimulate job creation and infrastructure investments, Premier Christy Clark announced the Province of British Columbia is providing up to $120 million in royalty credits to industry.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 6:30 AM
Minister of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas Rich Coleman today announced a package of regulatory changes designed to cut red tape and make exploration and mining more efficient in B.C.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 4:00 PM
Minister of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas Rich Coleman released the following statement on AME BC's 100th anniversary celebrations.