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Northern mines await Mount Polley probe

!Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett visits steelworkers on the Northwest Transmission Line, which went into service this week. The line went $150 million over budget, but electrifies the region, connects a hydroelectric facility and enables operation of the Red Chris copper gold mine, set to open this fall. - B.C. government photo
  • posted Aug 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Morrison mine permit put on hold, Red Chris to get independent tailings pond review to present to Tahltan Nation before operating

Northwest gold mine gets B.C. approval

  • updated Jul 30, 2014 at 3:59 PM

KSM mine property has copper, silver and molybdenum, one of the biggest ever approved by B.C.

Consultation sheds light on farmland changes

  • posted Jul 28, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Relaxed farm leasing rules in rural zones, allowing breweries and distilleries are being considered in new regulations

Pulp mills get break to save energy

  • updated Jul 25, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Province unveils $100 million to help industry finance conservation projects as power rates hikes loom

Lumber, pellet mills still have dust hazard

  • posted Jul 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Sawmill wood dust compliance has increased to 85% in latest inspections, but pellet and OSB mills have work to do

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