Another banner year for B.C. mining?
Officials expect 2014 to deliver new northern mines at Red Chris and Roman; tout 2013 start-ups at New Afton and Mount Milligan
Last updated 1/26/2014 at Noon
Like 2013, this year is expected to be another banner year for mining in British Columbia.
An increasingly important industry in Canada's westernmost province, mining takes up a very small portion of British Columbia's vast 944,735 square kilometers (364,764 square miles) land mass - less than one percent - but the industry makes a tremendous impact on the province's economy.
Today, British C...