mining and reclamation in british columbia

Reclamation

Since 1969, companies have been required by law to reclaim all lands disturbed by mining and related activities in British Columbia. BC was one of the first provinces in Canada to enact mine reclamation legislation, and the first to extend this policy to exploration sites. BC''s reclamation laws ensure that land, watercourses and cultural ...

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British Columbia Court of Appeal Confirms Province''s ...

 · under the Mines Act, a quarry is a "mine" and site reclamation is a "mining activity". Cobble Hill is the fee simple owner of land in the Cowichan Valley. It operates a rock quarry on this land pursuant to a permit issued by the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) under the Mines Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 293. An integral ...

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Welcome to Brenda Mines. The closed copper-molybdenum mine site is located in the southern interior of British Columbia, approximately 22 kilometers west of Peachland in the Central Okanagan. In addition to some history about the closed mine, our website will provide you with information regarding ongoing reclamation activities.

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About the TRCR

The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) originated in the early 1970''s, in response to a demonstrated need in the province BC for greater government-industry communications in the area of environmental protection and reclamation associated with mining.

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Environmental Stewardship Mining Association of BC

British Columbia''s mining industry practices are some of the highest environmental standards, supported by a deep commitment to sustainable development and production, and the BC Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines is regarded as a global benchmark for best practices in environmental stewardship and responsible development.

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British Columbia Mine Information

Legislation Learn about the key statutes and regulations that apply to mining activities in British Columbia. Authorizations Environmental assessment certificates and permits issued under the Mines Act and Environmental Management Act. Compliance Oversight Several provincial agencies work together to provide integrated oversight of British Columbia''s mines.

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Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British ...

British Columbia Mining Law Reform Closure, Reclamation & Abandoned Mines 5 As a condition of the Mines Act… a financial security is required for all or part of the outstanding costs associated with the mine reclamation and the protection of land, watercourses and cultural resources.

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Mining Reclamation Jobs in British Columbia | Careerjet

Mining Reclamation Jobs in British Columbia All Filter 28 jobs Create alert All Senior Mining Engineer Save. Tetra Tech. Vancouver, BC Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—20,00…

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Natural Resources in British Columbia

Mine reclamation is a fundamental part of the mining life cycle in British Columbia. A reclamation strategy is included in the proposal when a firm applies for a mining permit in B.C. and mining companies must post performance bonds for reclamation security that keeps pace with development of the site (Ministry of EMPR, 2008).

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British Columbia Technical and ...

Taseko Mines''s Gibraltar copper-molybdenum operation has been awarded the prestigious Jake McDonald Annual Award for Metal Mine Reclamation from the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR). TRCR''s annual BC Mine Reclamation Awards, which recognises outstanding achievement in mine reclamation in British ...

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The Northern Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program

 · August 19, 2019. Budget 2019 invested $49.9 million over 15 years ($2.2 billion on a cash basis), starting in 2020–21 to create the Northern Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program. The program will exclusively address the largest and highest-risk abandoned mines in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. At the end of the 15-year program, active ...

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Reclamation Jobs in British Columbia (with Salaries) 2021 ...

Natural Resources Technician. Takla Nation. Prince George, BC. • Temporarily remote. $22 - $30 an hour. Experience and interest in water quality, reclamation, and fish and wildlife monitoring in other industry sectors (e.g., mining and oil and gas) considered a…. 30+ days ago.

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Mining Plans New Future in BC – HoweStreet

 · Mining-exploration firms spent $422 million in 2020, BC''s best year since 2011, and Goehring said companies now have "a number of new mines and mine extensions" on the books. Those could support thousands of new jobs, Goehring said. The mining industry already employs more than 30,000 people throughout BC.

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Environmental Reclamation Jobs in British Columbia (with ...

Mining Closure and Reclamation Specialist. Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. British Columbia. Requirements. Mining closure and reclamation: 10 years. Bachelor''s Degree. Mining closure and reclamation: 10 years (Required). Oversee contractors and consultants supporting or implementing reclamation and closure. 30+ days ago.

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B.C. Mine Reclamation Security Policy | govTogetherBC

 · British Columbia is at the forefront of the mining industry in Canada and a major contributor to the Canadian economy, attracting mining investment from all over the world. As Canada''s largest producer of copper and steelmaking coal, B.C. is an essential component of Canada''s commitment to a lower carbon future.

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Taseko awarded for mine reclamation at Gibraltar

 · Taseko Mines Limited (TSX:TKO; NYSE:TGB) is being recognized for its ongoing mine reclamation work at its Gibraltar mine in British Columbia. The Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine, located halfway ...

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Health & Safety Mining Association of BC

Mining is one of British Columbia''s safest heavy industries, and the Province''s mining sector is recognized as a world leader in mine health and safety practices. All mine site operations are conducted under the strict safety regulations of British Columbia''s Mines Act and the accompanying Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia which protect workers

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What is Mine Reclamation?

What is Mine Reclamation? Reclamation is the combined process by which adverse environmental effects of surface mining are minimized and mined lands are returned to a beneficial end use. End uses may be open space, wildlife habitat, agriculture, or residential and commercial development.

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Scope 4—Reclamation Monitoring Program

The Reclamation Monitoring Program (RMP) presented herein is part of a larger Reclamation Program to be provided to the British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources (EMPR). Reclamation research design, planning, implementation and monitoring are based on the approved closure and reclamation plan.

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M&M Resources Inc

M&M Resources Inc. is a full service land clearing company with a complete civil earthworks and construction division. Based out of Fort St. John, BC, our services are widely used for clearing and building roads, leases, plant sites and pipeline right of ways, water pits, and any other type of …

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List of mines in British Columbia

This is an incomplete list of mines in British Columbia, Canada and includes operating and closed mines, as well as proposed mines at an advanced stage of development (e.g. mining permits applied for). Mines that are in operation are in bold.Past producers which are under re-exploitation, re-development and/or re-promotion are in italics.Also in italics are major projects under development or ...

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The Mining Lifecycle

Legislation Learn about the key statutes and regulations that apply to mining activities in British Columbia. Authorizations Environmental assessment certificates and permits issued under the Mines Act and Environmental Management Act. Compliance Oversight Several provincial agencies work together to provide integrated oversight of British Columbia''s mines.

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EVOLUTION OF RECLAMATION FOR WILDLIFE HABITAT …

EVOLUTION OF RECLAMATION FOR WILDLIFE HABITAT AT SULPHIDE MINES Maine Metallic Minerals Conference | November 9, 2012 Kitsault • Is a molybdenum mine located on the northwest British Columbia coast • Operated intermittently from 1968 until 1982—reclamation trials began in the 1970s • 1996 final mine reclamation began with plan,

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RISK BASED EVALUATION OF MINE WASTE DUMPS

Proceedings of the 17th Annual British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium in Port Hardy, BC, 1993. The Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation Photo 1: A 400 m high waste rock dump at Fording Coal Ltd.''s Fording River Operation in Southeastern British Columbia. This dump is one of the highest man-made structures in the world.

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Mines Act

34 (1) The minister must establish a health, safety and reclamation code committee consisting of the members the minister appoints. (2) The chief inspector is a member and the chair. (3) The committee must prepare a code dealing with all aspects of health, safety and reclamation in the operation of a mine and may amend the code from time to ...

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British Columbia — CLRA | ACRSD

The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation originated in the early 1970''s, in response to a demonstrated need in BC for greater government-industry communications in the area of environmental protection and reclamation associated with mining. The BC Chapter representative on the National Board is Dave Polster.

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NEWS RELEASE: BC Mine Reclamation ...

 · September 24, 2018 in British Columbia Mining, Green Mining Williams Lake, B.C., Canada – September 24, 2018 – The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) presented the 2017 BC Mine Reclamation Award at its 41st Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium in Williams Lake last Wednesday.

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Reclamation of Lands^^ Disturbed by Mining

Reclamation of Lands^^ Disturbed by Mining Proceedings of the Fourth Annual British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium Vernon, B.C. March 5-7, 1980 PAPER 1980-11 Province of British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources INSPECTION AND ENGINEERING DIVISION SPONSORED BY TECHNICAL AN RESEARCD H COMMITTE ON RECLAMATIOE N

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A reclamation policy for the mining industry in British ...

The rapport which hs been established in British Columbia between the mining industry and government is an example which is envied elsewhere in Canada and the United States. The fact that the Ministry which is responsible for mining also administers 131 Proceedings of the 8th Annual British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium in Victoria, BC, 1984.

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mine reclamation | Mining & Energy

 · A culture of reclamation. Thanks to British Columbia''s vast mineral resources, many mines have been opened, operated and then closed in the province over the years. Since 1969, mining companies operating in B.C. have been required by law to reclaim all lands disturbed by mining. Later on, British Columbia became the first province to extend ...

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Comparison of international mine reclamation bonding ...

 · Mine reclamation bonds are used in countries with mineral mining to ensure that reclamation of the mined area is completed. The United States, Canada, and Australia are countries with established mine reclamation bond programs, with the United States coal system having been in place since 1977. China implemented a bonding system in 1998 and by 2013 all 31 provinces had …

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BC Mines Act: Proposed Changes | 2020

 · The Mines Act regulates the life cycle of all mining activities in B.C., including the issuance of permits, inspections and investigations, and compliance and enforcement actions. The Mines Act and its regulatory regime are further supported by the requirements of the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in BC.

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AN AUDIT OF COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE …

Auditor General of British Columbia May 2016 An Audit of Compliance and Enforcement of the Mining Sector6 mine reclamation costs if a company defaults on its environmental obligations. MoE''s responsibilities apply generally to regulating the impact of mining activities that extend beyond the borders of the mine site. MoE regulates the ...

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Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British ...

Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia Purpose The purpose of the Code is to: (1) Protect employees and all other persons from undue risks to their health and safety arising out of or in connection with activities at mines. (2) Safeguard the public from risks arising out of or in connection with activities at mines.

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Mine Closure and Reclamation – Environment ...

During the 2019 growing season, Twin Sisters Native Plant Nursery of Moberly Lake, British Columbia, grew approximately 5,040 Sitka alder and 2,000 fireweed seedlings for planting in a portion of the tailings dam slope in 2020. The remaining portion was allocated toward the reclamation trial area.

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Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Canada | ICLG

 · For example, British Columbia has the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia (Code), which applies to both exploration and production mine sites in British Columbia. The Code sets out obligations for owners to develop a health and safety programme, and to establish a joint management worker health and safety committee.

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Responsible Mine Closure & Reclamation

Our expertise spans the full range of mining activities, including exploration, development, mining, reclamation, safety, environmental protection and research. Over our 100-year history, we have learned that responsible mining and mineral development are fundamental to our long-term success.

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Addressing the Challenges of Major Mine Reclamation in ...

Major Mine Reclamation in British Columbia Mine Reclamation and Closure Workshop Yellowknife, February 1-3, 2005 Bill Price Environment Group, Mining …

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Risky Business: Improving the Mine Reclamation Regime in ...

Mining has a long history in British Columbia (BC) and continues to play a strong role in the economy. Today, the province is considered a leading mine jurisdiction and the third largest mineral producer in Canada. In 2019, the value of total productions at BC mines was $9.7 billion, with a growth rate of 7.3% over the past year (Natural

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