Energy and Mines

Energy and Mines

Government takes action to keep mine workers on the job

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:40 AM

Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett announced action to help keep thousands of B.C.’s metal and coal mines workers on the job by allowing mining companies to temporarily defer a portion of their hydro bills – supporting families and communities during the current slowdown in the sector due to low commodity prices.


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Mining agreement builds training opportunities throughout British Columbia

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:35 PM

The B.C. Centre of Training Excellence in Mining (CTEM) has made it easier for British Columbians to train for careers in mineral exploration and mining, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed with five public post-secondary institutions in the province.


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