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Bill Bennett
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Mining

Eagle Plains Resources: former BC Mines Minister Bill Bennett appointed to the Board of Directors

Based in Cranbrook, B.C., Eagle Plains continues to conduct research, acquire and explore mineral projects throughout western Canada.

Eagle Plains Resources Ltd., a Cranbrook, B.C.-based mineral exploration company, was founded in 1992 by Bob Termuende and his son, Tim.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, Mining, Small Business

Seeking paydirt

Mineral exploration is a long-shot game with a high expectation of failure—so what attracts people to it?

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Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Developments, Mining

New proposed Kootenay West Gypsum mine

A new mine proposed by CertainTeed Gypsum near Canal Flats projects a 43 year life span and would mine 400,000 ton of gypsum annually.

The unveiling of the memorial statue was attended by local area dignitaries and representatives.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Mining

Miner’s sculpture unveiled in Sparwood to commemorate lives lost in the coal industry

On April 3, a ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Balmer North Mine Explosion in British Columbia's Elk Valley took place in Sparwood

After months of planning this next drill hole, the team is now present in the Kootenays and ready to drill.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Mining

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.

East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Mining

Top 10 Mining Operations in the Kootenays

We ranked all the operating mines in the Kootenays by their annual revenue.

Bill Bennett
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Mining

Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett Special Guest on Podcast

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

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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.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Mining, Tourism

Kootenay Zinc Corp. sponsors Sullivan Core Shack Display

Located in the Kimberley Underground Mining Railway Station, the display will feature ore and rock specimens as well as drill core from Sullivan mine.

A previously completed acid plant that Teck installed in 2014.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Mining

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.

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