Geoscience BC Confirms Critical Minerals and Metals Research Next Steps; Seeks Further Collaborations

Vancouver, BC – May 9, 2024 – Expert volunteers, a research partner and initial industry collaboration are now in place to support new independent research into identifying economic opportunities to recover critical minerals and metals at current and historical mine sites in British Columbia. Geoscience BC has today confirmed further details and next steps for […]

May 16 webinar: The Next Generation of Minerals Geoscience Talent

Vancouver, BC – May 3, 2024 –A Geoscience BC webinar on Thursday May 16 will demonstrate the next generation of minerals geoscience talent, with talks from eight 2023 Geoscience BC Scholarship Program recipients. Sponsored by Lithos Geological and supported by the Association for Mineral Exploration (AME), the webinar takes place from 10 am to 11:30 […]

New Geoscience BC Data Supports Water Research and Management in Northeast BC

Vancouver, BC – May 2, 2024 – Water quantity, quality and climate research in Northeast BC have received a boost from a new dataset and report published by Geoscience BC. Settler and Indigenous data gathered by this project support the foundational research required for a net-zero emissions economy. The completion of the Pilot Collaborative Water Monitoring […]

Webinar: The Next Generation of Clean Energy & CCS Research in BC

Vancouver, BC – April 18, 2024 – On Tuesday, April 30, a Geoscience BC webinar will feature geothermal energy and carbon sequestration with a focus on the latest geoscience research and the next generation of researchers. Geoscience BC Scholarship Program recipients Fateme Hormozzade and Maziyar Nazemi will present technical talks on their research, while Natural […]

Geoscience BC Quarterly eNews | Updates on Geoscience BC projects, research, membership, and more.

Vancouver – April 9, 2024 – This quarterly update from Geoscience BC covers the January to March quarter and provides the latest update on Geoscience BC research, Project Concepts, membership and more.   View Quarterly eNews Update About Geoscience BC Geoscience BC’s independent, public geoscience is a first link in the supply chain for Canada’s […]

Invitation to Quote: Critical Minerals & Metals in British Columbia Mine Tailings & Waste Rock Phase 1

Vancouver, BC – April 4, 2024 – A Geoscience BC Invitation to Quote (ITQ) has been issued today for Phase 1 of the Critical Minerals & Metals in British Columbia Mine Tailings & Waste Rock program.  Phase 1 of the program focuses on compiling information related to legacy and operating sites across BC and presenting […]

Geoscience BC Scholarship Program 2024: Applications Open; Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Vancouver, BC – March 12, 2024 – Applications for Geoscience BC’s 2024 Scholarship Program are now open, and additional sponsorship opportunities are still available. Teck Resources Limited (“Teck”) is once again our Gold Sponsor for the Geoscience BC Scholarship Program, which awards $5,000 scholarships to up to ten students who have registered and started in […]

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC 2023 Summary of Activities and New Research in 2024

By: Christa Pellett, Vice President, Minerals and Randy Hughes, Manager, Energy Geoscience BC recently published the Summary of Activities 2023 volume. It contains eleven technical papers from ongoing Geoscience BC projects and the Geoscience BC Scholarship Program 2023 recipients.   The papers are divided into three sections: 1) Critical Minerals and Metals 2) Cleaner Energy […]

Lithium Potential in Northeast BC Mapped by New Geoscience BC Research

Vancouver, BC – February 29, 2024 – New research from Geoscience BC shows potential locations and concentrations of the critical metal lithium in British Columbia’s Northeast Region. Lithium is an essential component of the lithium-ion batteries found in many devices such as phones and electric vehicles. With the World Bank forecasting that lithium demand could […]

Geoscience BC Seeks Data Partners to Define Northeast BC Carbon Storage Potential

Vancouver, BC – February 8, 2024 – Geoscience BC is calling on Northeast BC energy industry partners to share access to their data which can be repurposed to further understand carbon storage potential in the region. The request is for Geoscience BC’s new Northeast BC Granite Wash Carbon Storage Assessment project, which aims to better […]