B.C. records sharp drop in mineral exploration in 2014 (Vancouver Sun)
British Columbia saw a 29-per-cent drop in spending on mineral exploration in the province last year, Premier Christy Clark reported Monday, underlining challenges the industry faces in a global mining slowdown.
The figures were revealed as Clark was opening the Association for Mineral Exploration B.C.’s annual Exploration Round Up conference casting somewhat of a shadow over the positive atmosphere the premier attempted to maintain.
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