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The unveiling of the memorial statue was attended by local area dignitaries and representatives.
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Miner’s sculpture unveiled in Sparwood to commemorate lives lost in the coal industry

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After months of planning this next drill hole, the team is now present in the Kootenays and ready to drill.
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Kootenay Zinc starts drilling at Fort Steele’s “Sully” property

All geophysics and drill holes to date have helped the technical team better understand the nature of this exciting project.

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Top 10 Mining Operations in the Kootenays

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Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett Special Guest on Podcast

We are pleased to have the honourable Bill Bennett as our special guest.

The Sullivan Core Shack will be a museum level display of ore and rock specimens as well as drill core from Sullivan mine and surrounding area.
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Kootenay Zinc Corp. sponsors Sullivan Core Shack Display

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A previously completed acid plant that Teck installed in 2014.
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Teck Trail announces $174 million for new acid plant

The installation of a new acid plant will improve efficiency and environmental performance at Teck's Trail Operations.

Picture of large mining truck.
Kootenay BizBlog, Mining

Teck announces $285US Q1 coal benchmark—new collective agreements at Elkview & Fording River

First quarter realized prices will reflect a combination of sales at the quarterly contract price and spot sales.

The company's Greenwood mill facility.
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Golden Dawn announces closing of Greenwood property acquisition

The Agreement gives the Company the right to acquire a 100% interest in mineral claims, including the Lexington Property and Golden Crown Property.

Picture of the Mission Mountain Railroad.
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Magnetite to be shipped by truck from Montana to Elk Valley coal mines

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Rayco Steel Ltd. services the mining industry in the vicinity of Sparwood, B.C.
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Rayco Steel rallies

The need for metallurgical coal is on the rise, and that’s good news for southeastern British Columbia communities.


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