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Sparwood, B.C., has a memorial to the miners who founded the community.

Sparwood, B.C., has a memorial to the miners who founded the community. — Dan Williams photo

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Sparwood: Who’s who in Business

Sparwood prides itself on being a working community that values its families and enjoys its natural resources.

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Sparwood Chamber of Commerce

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L-R: Megan Lohmann, Community Energy Association; Rob Gay, Chair, Regional District of East Kootenay; Kaylyn Gervais Manager, Community Relationships East, Columbia Basin Trust; Lois Halko, Councillor District of Sparwood; Larry Davey, Vice President, Planning & Development, Teck; Diane Tammen, Community Relations Manager East Kootenay, BC Hydro.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Technology, Transportation

Sparwood charging station completes Highway 3 Accelerate Kootenays network

The Sparwood DC Fast Charging stations completes the planned installation of fast charging stations across the Highway 3 corridor in the Kootenays.

WestJet Link aircraft at Canadian Rockies International Airport on June 20, 2018.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Invermere, Sparwood, Small Business, Tourism, Transportation

WestJet touchdown in Cranbrook

WestJet Link is a new, three-times-a-weekday travel option at the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

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New high visibility signage greets Komatsu customers in Sparwood.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Mining

A peek inside Komatsu’s new Sparwood facility

Komatsu in Sparwood has successfully merged four separate operations and buildings into one newly updated, modern facility.

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John Pumphrey is COO with North Coal Limited, an emerging metallurgical coal mining company situated in British Columbia's Elk Valley.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Mining

New name, new beginning

Formerly known as CanAus Coal Limited, the company rebranded itself as North Coal Limited in late November 2017.

by Gerry Warner
Aerial view of Bingay Hill.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Mining

Centremount Coal calls for public comment on proposed new mine in Elk Valley

Bingay Coal licences cover 1,157 hectares near the confluence of the Bingay Creek and Elk River.

A yellow Teck truck shovel in front of a large coal pile
East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Mining

45 years of coal mining leadership

Celebrating a milestone at Teck's Fording River Operations

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A large Komatsu dump truck works in a quarry
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Mining

Japanese equipment giant Komatsu acquires Joy Global

Joy Global in Sparwood, B.C., has been acquired by Komatsu

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East Kootenay, Elkford, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Sparwood, West Kootenay

Call for the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies in the Kootenays

Simply fill out this form and you could be recognized as one of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies in Kootenays.

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