BC is Canada’s single largest exporter of coal, largest producer of copper and the only producer of molybdenum. Source: NRCan

Mining & Sustainability Award 2008

Presented on May 4th, 2009 to co-winners: Upper Similkameen Indiand Band and Absorbent Products - Mining & Sustainability Award 2008

Chief Rick Holmes, Upper Similkameen Indian Band (left) and Peter Aylen, President & CEO, Absorbent Products Ltd (right)
Absorbent Products - (l-r) (left ro right) Len Boggio and Peter Aylen, President & CEO, Absorbent Products Limited presented with Mining & Sustainability Award 2008 by Greg Reimer, Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources
Upper Similkameen Indian Band - (l-r): Teresa Ryan; Upper Similkameen Indian Band Members: Derek Lilly, Mason Squakin, Chief Rick Holmes congratulated by Greg Reimer, Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources