February 2012
Volume 64    Issue 2

Mining in British Columbia; 2011 was an active year for the province

Mining Engineering , 2012, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 33-33
Britton, Jim; DeGrace, John; Grieve, Dave; Kyba, Jeff; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce


Sustained elevated metal and coal prices in 2011 continued to drive mining projects across British Columbia. The province is the top producer of copper, exporter of coal and the only producer of molybdenum in Canada. The province also produces significant amounts of gold, silver, lead and zinc and more than 30 industrial minerals.

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