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The Mining Association of BC, one of the oldest associations in the province, represents the collective needs and interests of coal, metal, industrial mineral companies and smelters in British Columbia. In doing so, MABC has come to be regarded as the predominant voice of mining in British Columbia.
We invite you to explore the numerous resources we have on our site all designed to showcase the many facets of the mining industry in BC!
The Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) recognized Pierre Lebel as the Mining Person of the Year for 2012 at the Mining Week opening gala in Vancouver, B.C. Mr. Lebel has demonstrated exceptional leadership in advancing and promoting the mining industry in British Columbia and recognition by his peers and MABC is much deserved.
MABC is pleased to announce effective April 14, 2014 Bryan Cox has joined the MABC staff as Vice...
The new Board of Directors for the Mining Association of BC was announced at the Annual General...
VANCOUVER, BC – It was with great disappointment that the Mining Association of BC received the...
Mining Day at the Legislature 2014 took place on February 19th in Victoria. It was the first...
Tickets are now on sale for our annual BC Mining Week kickoff and Mining Person of the Year Award Reception. Each year the BC mining industry comes together to celebrate the industry and one individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the industry in the year previous. This prestigious event is one not to be missed in the BC mining community.
Resource Works is a non-profit society, open to participation by all British Columbians, to help bring fact-based information to the public discourse about the natural resource sector and its role in BC’s future.
Resource Works will be a valuable addition to the dialogue about natural resource development in BC by providing relevant and objective research on BC's economy. The organization has already delivered its first report, High Impact: The Importance of Natural Resources to the Economy of British Columbia by Philip Cross, former chief economic analyst for Statistics Canada.
Jonathan Buchanan (AME BC) and Cailey Murphy (MABC) at AKBLG in Creston.
MABC was pleased to participate this week at both the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG) AGM in Creston and the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (AVICC) AGM in Parksville and Qualicum Beach; travelling from BC`s south east to the south west representing the BC mining industry and sharing information on the industry`s value and contribution.
MABC sponsored both AKBLG and AVICC in partnership with the Association for Mineral Exploration BC and Geoscience BC; it was another great opportunity to bring the three organizations together to represent the broader industry.
March 31, 2014 MLA Mike Morris (Prince George-Mackenzie) put forward a private members` motion in the Legislature that stated, “Be it resolved that this House protect and preserve jobs for current and future generations by supporting B.C.’s mining industry.”
Private Members’ motions are used to introduce a wide range of issues, stating an opinion or making a declaration of purpose.
In making the motion, MLA Morris stated :
“…the worldwide demand for coal, metals and industrial minerals has risen and is expected to further increase with the urbanization occurring in India and China. B.C. is well positioned to benefit from these global demands, with an abundance of coal, metals and minerals, a highly skilled workforce and the world's largest concentration of mining and exploration companies. We believe in getting to yes on economic development. That means supporting our mining industry by protecting and preserving jobs for current and future British Columbians.”