Pacific Booker Minerals Inc

Pac Booker hammered by BC gov’t denial

VANCOUVER — In a rare move, the B.C. Liberal government has opted to deny developer Pacific Booker Minerals (BKM-T, PBM-X) an environmental assessment (EA) certificate for its wholly-owned Morrison copper-gold project 65 km northeast of…

U.S. equities slide, Apr. 30-May 1

It was one of the worst weeks on Wall Street so far this year. Ahead of key elections in Europe that threatened to derail advocates of tough austerity measures in France and Greece, U.S. payroll data showed that hiring in the U.S. slowed for a…

Sizing up BC’s next copper kings

With capital costs escalating all around the industry and mine financing not getting any easier, good infrastructure looks to be as crucial as ever to building a successful, major copper mine in B.C.

Studying a map at Sego Resources' Miner Mountain project in Princeton, British Columbia, from left: CEO J. Paul Stevenson, project manager Curt Kauss, director Al Hilton and reclamation and site preparation manager Bob Dennis. Photo by Ian Bickis

Sego set to scale Miner Mountain

If you’ve ever been to Princeton, home to the recently opened Copper Mountain mine, you’ve also seen Sego Resources’ (SGZ-V) Miner Mountain copper property. 

Venture gains for third straight week

Vancouver – The S&P TSX Venture Exchange Index rose for the third week in a row during the July 18-22 period, gaining 52.22 points to close at 2,059.60. From a strictly technical perspective, this year’s market downturn appears to have…

Imperial Metal's Mount Polley team stands on the newly discovered Northeast zone. From left: Pierre Lebel, chairman; Art Frye, senior mine engineer; Patrick McAndless, VP exploration; Brian Kynoch, president.

Copper exploration heats up in BC

Vancouver — Reminiscent of the 1970s, copper exploration has once again taken centre-stage in the hunt for metals in British Columbia.Sparking the revival are higher prices and a new discovery made b…

Juniors keep exploration (barely) alive BC

Vancouver — Despite the implementation of one of the most attractive incentive programs in the country, mineral exploration in Canada’s westernmost province failed to ignite in 2002.In 2001, total fi…

Gold Fever in BC, Part 2

The exploration and development of porphyry deposits during the 1960s and 1970s had a profound effect on the mining community in British Columbia. Between 1965 and 1987, one out of every four deposits…

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