North of 60 Mining News - The mining newspaper for Alaska and Canada's North

North of 60 Mining News - Mining Business directory

Tahltan: no more jade, placer gold mining

 

Last updated 9/26/2019 at 7:17pm

Tahltan Central Government President Northern BC First Nation

Chad Norman Day

The Tahltan Central Government June 24 said it is demanding the shutdown of jade and placer gold mining in the Tahltan Territory of northern British Columbia.

The Tahltan Nation's 95,933-square-kilometer (37,040 square miles) territory covers 70 percent of B.C.'s Golden Triangle. This area has been an active placer gold producing region for more than 150 years and the nephrite jade deposits in...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.






 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020