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Province orders halt to NW BC jade mining

North of 60 Mining News - May 15, 2024

Mining companies say provincial order is final nail in the coffin for the NW BC jade industry.

British Columbia has banned any new jade mines in the northwestern corner of the province and has given companies mining this semi-precious stone in the area a five-year window to wind down operations.

Provincial concerns over jade mining in northwestern B.C. began after receiving a 2020 letter from the...


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