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Mining in BC

Oct. 3, 2015, 8:48 a.m.
Posts: 299
Joined: June 21, 2010

I have been to more than 50% of the operating mines in bc in the last 10 years. Some are great, some aren't. Its no slam dunk of safety, and the reliabilty of government enforcement is the biggest reason imo.

Oct. 3, 2015, 9:48 a.m.
Posts: 1084
Joined: May 29, 2003

I have been to more than 50% of the operating mines in bc in the last 10 years. Some are great, some aren't. Its no slam dunk of safety, and the reliabilty of government enforcement is the biggest reason imo.

Couldn't agree with you more. The Majority of the time in Canada, it's gov't enforcement and compliance (or the threat of) that causes managers, engineers and operators to do the right thing in mining.

What Tungsten's thread jacking is hinting at is exactly that concept - it's other countries' inability to enforce the right way of doing things on their turf… and the consequences of that. Inadvertently, this presents a good warning to us in Canada. I can say directly that during my 8 years experience in mining to date, having a strong regulatory oversight is entirely a good thing in this industry.

Tungsten it's new thread time there buddy.

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