Mining Explorers 2014: NTL powers Northwest exploration
Industrial grade electricity compliments world-class geology in region
Last updated 11/2/2014 at Noon
Mineral and coal exploration in British Columbia, which peaked at C$680 million in 2012, retreated to roughly C$476 million in 2013. This drop is on par with the roughly 30 percent decrease in exploration expenditures worldwide.
The dynamics that led to the decrease - tight capital markets that continue to challenge the ability of junior explorers to raise money, senior miners keeping tight re...