March 23, 2015

NTL opens up B.C.'s remote northwest
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March 23, 2015
This week, we're taking a look at two aspects of B.C.'s mining industry and its resurgence. Business in Vancouver reports on the Red Chris mine, and the important role that the Northwest Transmission Line is playing in opening up B.C.'s northwest. And for the New Afton mine near Kamloops, Power Smart has helped them become the first mine in North America to achieve an international gold standard for energy efficiency.
Northwest Transmission Line opening doors for a new era in B.C. mining

Northwest Transmission Line opening doors for a new era in B.C. mining

Access to electricity from the grid has made mining in remote areas of B.C.'s northwest possible for the first time. Business in Vancouver takes a look at the Red Chris mine, and how NTL is shaping the next generation of mining.

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New Afton Mine goes for gold in energy efficiency

New Afton Mine goes for gold in energy efficiency

Thanks to incentives from Power Smart, a Kamloops-area mine is the first one in North America to achieve ISO 50001 gold standard for energy efficiency.
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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Members of B.C.'s Wildfire Management Branch lay down lines of fire next to Arrow Lakes Reservoir as part of a prescribed burn to improve habitat for mule deer, elk and bighorn sheep and smaller mammals. This work was funded by the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, with support from BC Parks and the Wildfire Management Branch. Fire is a natural, normal process in many ecosystems. It is beneficial and necessary to maintain a healthy forest and diversity of plant and animal life.
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