Canadian Mining Journal

Geoscience BC

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    Geoscience BC project puts more of BC’s public minerals geoscience data on the map

    January 19, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    A Geoscience BC project has extracted public geoscience and mineral deposit data from technical reports and made it more readily accessible, searchable, and locatable. Although freely available to the public, the geoscience information recorded by mineral exploration and mining companies

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    EXPLORATION: Geoscience BC, BC Geological Survey join forces on resource research

    July 27, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Non-profit organization Geoscience BC and the British Columbia Geological Survey signed a three-year agreement to coordinate and collaborate on geoscience research related to mineral resources in the province. In a press release, the organizations said that the memorandum

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    EXPLORATION: Electronic gas sensors can help detect mineral deposits

    June 9, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Geoscience BC has published a report on the testing of a portable device designed to identify anomalous soil gas concentrations that could indicate geological faults and mineralization buried below glacial deposits in the province’s north-central and south-central regions. According to the

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    EXPLORATION: Geoscience BC project shows potential for deposit targeting

    April 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – New developments in a technique testing for halogen elements in samples taken from treetops suggest potential uses in mineral exploration activities in central B.C. A new report from Geoscience BC looks at determining concentrations of the halogen elements,

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    Research: Geoscience BC targets hidden copper-gold

    December 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Geoscience BC is aiming to help unearth copper-gold deposits hidden below glacial sediments in British Columbia’s Central Interior region with a $2.9-million series of research programs. The Central Interior Copper-Gold Research (CICGR) series will focus on attracting mineral

  • EDITORIAL: Mining industry has role to play in carbon capture

    July 24, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    The carbon neutral mine is on the horizon. That’s the aim of a collaborative program to test immobilizing carbon dioxide in mine tailings. Lab scale tests are promising, and now the research is moving into the field. The technology could

  • RECLAMATION: Geoscience BC funds pair of studies

    August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Geoscience B.C. has agreed to fund two new research projects to improve mine site reclamation. The work will be carried out in  partnership with the new federally funded Chair in Ecosystem Reclamation at Thompson Rivers University (TRU). The

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    SURVEY: Geoscience BC releases new data for north central and northeast areas

    January 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Geoscience BC published today the data from its Search Phase III project, an airborne mineral survey of north central and northeast British Columbia. The data is intended to support the hunt for metals such as copper. The

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    MINING PEOPLE: Geoscience BC, LeadFX, and Northern Dynasty (Pebble)

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Gavin C. Dirom is joining Geoscience BC in Vancouver as the organization’s president and CEO, effective Oct. 16, 2017. He has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian mineral exploration and mining industry with a focus on government policies,

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    EXPLORATION: Using snow, soil and trees to detect underground deposits

    August 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER ISLAND – A research project funded by Geoscience BC has developed new techniques using snow, soil and trees to identify non-outcropping mineral deposits. The agency has also created new techniques for use in the laboratory. Called An assessment of

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    SURVEY: Geoscience BC hunts for new copper-silver-molybdenum occurrences

    January 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Geoscience BC says its recent Search Phase II project over the west-central part of the province was the largest geophysical survey conducted in Canada last year. The results indicate that there is potential for new copper, silver and

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    MINING PEOPLE: Atlantic Gold, Geoscience BC, MX Gold, Nemaska, Rouge (Fiore), and Yorbeau

    July 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Atlantic Gold Corp. of Vancouver has appointed Maryse Belanger as COO, effective July 17. She was most recently CEO and managing director of Mirabela Nickel. Former COO John Morgan is retiring but will continue to advise the company. Bas Brusche