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By Shane Lasley
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Mineral exploration is critical to BC

Canada's westernmost province benefits from $659.8 million of exploration in 2021; low-carbon future expected to add a boost North of 60 Mining News – February 4, 2022


Last updated 2/17/2022 at 3:51pm

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The Tahltan Central Government helped design this Tahltan-themed haul truck bed at the Red Chris copper-gold mine in Northern BC. According to the Explore our Economy report, roughly 21% of the 2021 mineral exploration investments in BC were spent with First Nations-affiliated vendors.

British Columbia and the First Nation people in Canada's westernmost province are poised to benefit from the increased need for minerals to build a low-carbon future, according to a new economic impact study the Association for Mineral Exploration published in partnership with iTOTEM Analytics.

"With demand for the minerals and metals we discover soaring to meet the needs of a low-carbon econom...

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