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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Mining in B.C. 1981-85

Mining in B.C. 1981-1985 (PDF 5.3 MB)

 

Part 1: Mine Production

Introduction

Metal Mines

Alberni
Myra Falls Operation (92F/12E)

Atlin
Atlin Ruffner (104N/12E)

Cariboo
Boss Mountain (93A/2W); Mosquito Creek (93H/4E); Gibraltar (93B/9W)

Clinton
Blackdome (92O/8W)

Fort Steele
Sullivan (82F/9E; 82G/12W)

Golden
Ruth Vermont (82K/15W)

Greenwood
Beaverdell (Highland Bell) (82E/6E)

Kamloops
Afton (92I/10E); Bethlehem (92I/7W); Highmont (92I/6E, 7W); Lornex (92I/6E); OK (Alwin) (92I/6E); Valley Copper (92I/6E)

Liard
Cusac Table Mountain (104P/4E); Erickson Gold (104P/4E); Taurus Gold (104P/5*); Vollaug (104P/4E)

Lillooet
Bralorne (92J/15W)

Nanaimo
Island Copper (92L/11W, 12E)

New Westminster
Aufeas Gold (92H/6W); Carolin (Ladner Creek)(Idaho) (92H/11W)

Nicola
Craigmont (92I/2W)

Omineca
Baker (Chappelle)(94E/6E); Bell (93M/1E); Duthie (93L/14W); Endako (93K/3E); Equity Silver (Sam Goosly)(93L/1W); Free Gold (Dome Mountain)(93L/15E); Granisle (93L/16E); Lawyers (Serem)(94E/6*); Silver Standard (93M/5E); Tetra (Armagh)(93M/3E)

Osoyoos
Brenda (92H/16E); French (92H/8E); Good Hope (92H/8E); Horn Silver (82E/4E); Nickel Plate (92H/8E); Sab (82E/5E)

Revelstoke
Goldstream (82M/9W)

Similkameen
Banbury (Gold Mountain)(92H/8E); Similkameen (Ingerbelle, Copper Mountain)(92H/7E)

Skeena
Cinola (103F/9E); Granduc (104B/1W); Kelly Creek (103I/8E); Kitsault (103P/6W); Scottie Gold (Summit Lake)(104B/1E); Silbak Premier (104B/1E); Tasu (Wesfrob)(103C/16E)

Slocan
Hewitt (82F/14W); Silvana (Silmonac)(82F/14W); Utica (82F/14E)

Vancouver
Ashlu Gold (92G/14W); Warman (Brandywine)(92J/3E)

Vernon
Chaput (82L/7W)

Non-Metallic Mines and Quarries

Asbestos
Cassiar (104P/5W)

Barite
Fireside Barite (94M/14E); Parson (82N/2E); Silver Giant (82K/16W); Brisco (82K/16W); Mineral King (Toby Creek) (82K/8W); Giant Mascot (82K/16W)

Building Stone
Babette and Wishaw Lake (93I/1E); Pitt River Quarry (92G/7E)

Clay and Shale
Fire Clay (92G/1E;1W); Straiton (Sumas) (92G/1E)

Diatomite
Microsil (Crownite) (93B/15E)

Dolomite

          Fluorspar
          Eaglet Mines (93A/10W)

 

Gypsum
Lussier River (82J/4E); Windermere (82J/5W); Falkland (82L/12E)

Jade
Continental Jade (93N/13W)

Limestone
Blubber Bay (92F/15E); Cobble Hill (92B/12E); Imperial Quarry (92F/10E); Ideal Quarry (92F/10E); Vananda Quarry (92F/10E); Pavilion Lake (Marble Canyon) (92I/13E); Dahl Lake (93G/14W); Harper Ranch (92I/9E); Ptarmigan Creek (93H/10W)

Magnesite
Mount Brussiloff (82J/13E)

Marl
Cheam Marl (92H/4E)

Perlite
Frenier (Aurun) (92O/8W)

Silica
Buse Lake (92I/9E); Pacific Silica (82E/4E); Mount Rose (82L/6W); Moberly (82N/7W); Horse Creek (Hunt) (82N/2W); FS Silica (82L/13W)

Coal Mines

Fort Steele
Byron Creek (82G/10E); Line Creek (82G/15W); Fording River (82J/2W); Balmer (82G/10W, 15W); Greenhills (82J/2W)

Liard
Bullmoose (93P/4E); Mount Klappan Prospect (104H/2W); Quintette (93I/15W)

Nanaimo
Wolf Mountain (92F/1E)

Omineca
Telkwa (Bulkley Valley)(93L/11E)

Part 2: Report of the Chief Inspector

Introduction; Staff and Staff Changes; Boards of Examiners; Acts

Fatal Accidents; Dangerous and Unusual Occurrences; Prosecutions; Blasting Certificate Suspensions

Mechanical-Electrical; Environmental Control; Shiftboss Certificates

Certificates of Competency; Surveyor's Certificates; Mine Rescue, Safety, First Aid; Mine Rescue

Competitions; Safety Competitions - West Kootenay Mine Safety; Association Trophy (For Small Mines); John T. Ryan Trophies

Reclamation; Geotechnical; Mining Roads

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