Canadian Mining Journal


Geoscience BC


  • 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

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    AWARDS: Geoscience BC lists scholarship winners

    July 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Geoscience BC has listed the post-graduate students who will receive its 2016 Geoscience BC Scholarships awards. Each scholarship is valued at $5,000. With this selection, the organization has awarded 87 scholarships worth $435,000 to outstanding earth science graduate

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    Roundup 2016: Geoscience BC’s much needed new survey results for explorers in BC

    January 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Bruce Madu, VP of minerals & mining for Geoscience BC, has already lined up some interesting targets from the newly released airborne magnetic survey the organization flew last year over west-central B.C., but he’s going to leave it

  • WATER: Geoscience BC completes large airborne groundwater mapping project

    January 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Geoscience BC has completed the first stage of its large airborne groundwater mapping project in the northeastern part of the province. Referred to as the “Peace Project,” the information will help First Nations, local communities, governments and