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By Gary Park
Mining News Canadian Correspondent 

British Columbia mining sector has best showing in decades

Global demand, commodity prices, government programs lift B.C. mining sector to highest level since survey started in 1968


Last updated 5/22/2005 at Noon

British Columbia is reveling in a mining boom without parallel in more than three decades, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Powered by higher metals and coal prices, reflecting the strong demand for commodities, and an increase in the number of producing mines, the province posted an increase of C$790 million or 29 percent in net revenues to C$3.5 billion in 2004, generating to...

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