Volunteering Opportunity: Geoscience BC Minerals Technical Advisory Committee

Vancouver, BC – July 5, 2022 – Geoscience BC is seeking up to four volunteers to join our Minerals Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), a group of experts that advises on our independent, relevant and public minerals related earth science research in British Columbia. Geoscience BC’s TACs are an essential part of our collaborative and innovative […]

Save the date: Geoscience BC Lunchtime Webinar | July 14, 2022

  If you have an interest in critical minerals and metals, carbon capture and storage or cleaner energy (including geothermal, hydrogen and low carbon intensity natural gas) – and the public geoscience required to inform their development in BC – this webinar is for you. Geoscience BC is evolving fast to meet the changing and […]

Mining Geoscience Data to Put It on the Map

Vancouver, BC – June 28, 2022 – Data for hundreds more mineral exploration and development reports in British Columbia can now be searched by location for the first time, thanks to a new Geoscience BC minerals project. National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) technical reports contain comprehensive geoscience information on prospective mineral properties and are available […]

Digging Deep: Adaptation, Net-Zero and Partner Alignment | June 2022

By: Stephanie Killam, Chair of the Board and Gavin C. Dirom, President and CEO   This Digging Deep blog is an adaptation of the Chair and CEO Message in Geoscience BC’s Annual Report 2021-2022, which was published in May 2022. The Annual Report 2021-22 is available online or in limited print quantities upon request. View […]

Report: Innovative Process Can Reduce Wastewater from Energy Production

Vancouver, BC – June 21, 2022 – A new report published by Geoscience BC outlines a new process to treat saline wastewater from natural gas production that can be used to reduce wastewater volumes, emissions and transport. The final report from the Saltworks Airbreather Pilot project assesses a process that uses heat generated during natural […]

Brewing Up Innovation: Made-in-BC Device Boosts Exploration for Critical Minerals

Vancouver, BC – June 14, 2022 – A new Geoscience BC report shows how a small, made-in-British-Columbia device that uses sensors typically found in breweries and greenhouses can be used to boost exploration for critical minerals, following testing at the Mount Milligan Mine located between Fort St. James and Mackenzie. The device measures oxygen and […]

Online Open House June 16: Summary of Amplification of Seismic Ground Motion Hazard in the Fort St. John – Dawson Creek Area

Vancouver, BC – June 6, 2022 – This Geoscience BC online open house will present the results of a project completed in February 2022 to assess the potential amplification of ground motion associated with earthquakes generated by hydraulic fracturing and fluid injection in an area around Fort St. John and Dawson Creek in British Columbia’s […]

Northeast BC Carbon Capture and Storage Collaboration Will Inform Low-Carbon Economy

Collaboration between B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE), Geoscience BC, and the Province will inform low-carbon economy in northeastern British Columbia Vancouver, BC – June 1, 2022 – An innovative geology project is underway to assess carbon capture and storage (CCS) potential in Northeast British Columbia (B.C.), which will help guide the province’s […]

Geoscience BC Annual Report Highlights Transition, New Opportunities and Valuable Research

Vancouver, BC – May 20, 2022 – Geoscience BC’s Annual Report 2021-2022 summarizes a transformative year and research that is spurring innovation, attracting investment and informing evidence-based decisions. Covering April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, research highlights in the annual report include: Updates on the Central Interior Copper-Gold Research program, which is sharing new […]

Report Boosts Understanding of Geothermal Potential in Mount Cayley Area

Research is focus of online international EON-ROSE (Earth-System Observing Network – Réseau d’Observation du Système terrestrE) Scientific Workshop Series talks, April 28, 2022. Register in advance here: https://ucalgary.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqfuuhpjwpGdzB2NHEL7cvHI3OBd8qcJsi Vancouver, BC – April 26 2022 – Geothermal energy potential in the Mount Cayley area can be better understood thanks to a new Geoscience BC report and […]