Industrial minerals in British Columbia
Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Canada’s most southwesterly province has a long history of industrial mineral mining. George Simandl and Michaela Neetz of the British Columbia Geological Survey at the BC Ministry of Energy and Mines give a detailed over view of its non-metallic mineral activity and potential.
Situated on the west coast of Canada, British Columbia (BC)
is served by several deepwater ports, a modern highway system
and a network of rail lines, linking the
province’s industrial centres to the rest of North
America and the Pacific Rim countries....