Three months after reopening the Brule Mine, Conuma Coal Resources Ltd. (Conuma Coal) has started hiring ahead of its planned Jan. 2, 2017, restart of the Wolverine Mine near Tumbler Ridge.
Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett announced an investment of $40 million to encourage British Columbians to make the switch to zero-emission vehicles, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and support investment in made-in-B.C. green technology.
Premier Christy Clark announced at Roundup 2017 that the B.C. government will provide Geoscience BC with $10 million in funding over two years to further support its work in encouraging mineral, coal, and oil and gas exploration investment in the province, and is also extending and enhancing tax incentives to increase mineral exploration throughout the province.
The Province is providing $385,000 to offer incentives for zero-emission specialty-use vehicles, helping businesses and vehicle fleets lower fuel costs and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and supporting the zero-emission vehicle sector in British Columbia.
The Ministry of Energy and Mines has released the Annual Report of the Chief Inspector of Mines for the 2015 calendar year.
The Province and the Tahltan Central Government entered into a bilateral agreement that establishes an engagement framework related to the ongoing construction, operation and closure of the Red Chris Mine.
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