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Critical Minerals in Mine Tailings and Waste Rock Focus of New Geoscience BC Study

Vancouver, BC – January 22, 2024 – A new Geoscience BC collaborative program is supporting innovation in mineral exploration and development with a province-wide study to highlight where potential concentrations of critical metals and minerals may be found in mine tailings and waste rock. Critical minerals and metals are essential for technologies – such as […]

2023 Geoscience BC Minerals and Energy Research Summaries Now Available

Vancouver, BC – January 22, 2024 – Research papers summarizing Geoscience BC minerals and energy research projects and scholarships are now available in the Summary of Activities 2023 volume.   The Summary of Activities 2023 (Geoscience BC Report 2024-01) contains eleven technical papers from ongoing Geoscience BC projects and the Geoscience BC Scholarship Program 2023 recipients. Nine […]

Digging Deep Blog: Minerals Edition – July 2023

GOING FULL CIRCLE: THE CRITICAL MINERALS AND METALS OPPORTUNITIES IN BC’S MINE TAILINGS AND WASTE ROCK  Critical minerals and metals are essential to Canada’s economic security and essential for the transition to a net-zero emissions economy. Canada’s critical minerals list includes 31 minerals and metals, 21 of which are produced in Canada, with potential for […]

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC Evolution, Net-Zero Emissions and Partner Alignment

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC’s Evolution – An Update – November 2022

Geoscience BC is building a sustainable model to attract investment, deliver on economic development and tackle environmental and social challenges. With your help it can succeed.   By: President and CEO Gavin C. Dirom Our society needs more critical minerals and metals; more clean energy; and more proven opportunities to geologically capture and store carbon […]

Digging Deep – QUEST: 15 years of Attracting Investment and Advancing Mineral Exploration | July 2022

By: Christa Pellett, Vice President, Minerals 2022 marks the 15-year anniversary of the QUEST Project, Geoscience BC’s first major regional, multidisciplinary, multi-partner minerals research program. QUEST introduced a new model for Geoscience BC-supported public geoscience and has had broad and long-reaching effects on geoscience data in the Province of British Columbia. Fifteen years after the […]

Ben Eaton, M.Sc. Student, University of British Columbia

Sepide Hendi, Ph.D. Student, University of British Columbia

Alex Hutchison, M.Sc. Student, Saint Mary’s University

Bianca Iulianella Phillips, Ph.D. Student, University of British Columbia

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