Industry Information

Industry Information

Exploration and Mining Industry in British Columbia

British Columbia Industry Highlights:

  • A national leader in mining and mineral production
  • Canada’s largest producer of copper and only producer of molybdenum

BC Government Goals:

  • Create 8 new mines and expand 9 mines by 2015
  • Committed to 60-day average turnaround for permitting process

BC’s Key Attributes:

  • Enviable location
  • Situated at the crossroads of North America and Asia
  • Wealth of resources
  • Favourable policies
  • Political stability

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