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By Rose Ragsdale
Mining News Contributing Writer 

Yukon miners laud B.C. group's name change

Vancouver-based mineral exploration association seeks to clarify identity, mission; name formerly used dates from 1912


Last updated 2/26/2006 at Noon

What's in a name? Apparently, a lot, says the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia. The Vancouver, B.C.-based nonprofit trade group changed its name in January from BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines, the moniker it has proudly used since its inception in 1912.

The new name, accompanied by a new logo, more accurately reflects the association's membership of 3,400 individuals and 100 co...

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