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Caliper Machine & Hydraulics owner Mike Hambalek (left) and Troy Ross, Caliper GM, are shown here with some of the heavy equipment that comes to them for repair.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Mining, Small Business

Exciting expansion at Caliper Machine

Caliper Machine took a big step in 2019, investing in a second shop, almost tripling its workforce and planning more expansion on the City’s industrial land.

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Tim Termuende of Eagle Plains Resources enjoys a sunny moment before heading into his office building
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Mining, Small Business

Thriving in the lean years

Despite an extended bear market, Eagle Plains Resources continues to acquire properties and attract attention in the big leagues.

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Black-and-white photo of a silvery-coloured diamond on a pile of fine, dark rock rubble
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Mining

Newest diamond for industry

They’re not the sparkling, “put a ring on it” kind, but these diamonds have huge value for all kinds of industries.

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Magnified piece of flake graphite
West Kootenay, Nelson, Energy, Environment, Mining, Small Business, Transportation

Clean energy from Eagle Graphite

Eagle Graphite, near Nelson, has been granted $290,000 from the Province of B.C. to support the development of improved electric vehicle batteries.

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Cover of Summer issue of Corporate Knights
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Mining

Teck named to 2019 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada

The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada are each evaluated on a set of up to 21 environmental, social and governance indicators

Braveheart Resources’ mill at the Bull River Mine is near Cranbrook, B.C. .
East Kootenay, Mining

Braveheart Resources to bring Bull River Mine into production

Braveheart president Ian Berzins calls purchase of Bull River Mine “transformational”

by Jeff Johnson
Group of North Coal employees celebrating and holding a cake.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Mining

Sparwood’s North Coal celebrates sixth anniversary

North Coal has been active since 2012 and is currently completing federal and provincial environmental assessments and consulting with local stakeholders.

Haul Truck and Digger at Elkview mine near Sparwood, B.C.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Education, Energy, Mining

The Elkview Coal Mine celebrates a milestone

This year marks the 50th anniversary of surface mining at Elkview mine near Sparwood, B.C.

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The DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. facility.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Developments, Mining

DMG Blockchain’s 85-megawatt crypto mining facility now fully operational in WK/Boundary

The facility – one of North America's largest – runs on clean hydroelectric power

SMS truck.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Mining

Teck reports unaudited annual & fourth quarter results: 2018

“2018 was another very good year for Teck,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO of the company.

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