BC Premier Heralds "Golden Decade" in Forestry and Mining
February 2005 by Associated PressBritish Columbia is poised for a “golden decade” in forestry and mining, Premier Gordon Campbell says.
You may reckon by the name that we’re talking about an outhouse for the old lady, but it’s actually the name I gave to a special contraption I put together so my wife didn’t have to work so hard moving big boulders.
Recent sharp price increases for copper, nickel and platinum group metals (PGMs) have greatly stimulated exploration for these metals, and individual prospectors have made important discoveries of new deposits.
...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.
Why couldn’t we take some cold river water, pass it through some cooling coils and cool the air in the mine? This thought came to me one Sunday afternoon while fishing, knee deep, in the cold Coeur d’Alene River just west of Kellogg, Idaho.
Copper is a critically important metal that we need to run our modern electronic society, and the long term outlook for this metal is for a steady increase in price.
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