Health & Safety

By cailey on Competitiveness, Health & Safety, Human Resources August 31, 2015

WorkSafe BC Preliminary 2016 Rates

August 31, 2015
By cailey

 

WorkSafe BC has released their 2016  preliminary rates for all Classification Units (CUs) and there is some good news. Rates for all 3 of the main mining CUs are proposed to decrease significantly as per the table below:

 

Classification Unit

2015 base rate

2016 proposed rate

% change

CU 704005 – Open Pit Coal Mining

$1.55

$1.37

-11.6%

CU 704006 – Open Pit Metal or Mineral Mining

$1.47

$1.30

-10.9%

CU 704013 – Underground Mining

$5.40

$4.46

-17.4%

 

 

Tailings Management Workshop

December 9, 2014
By cailey

In collaboration with the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), MABC organized a Tailings Management Workshop for its members on November 6, 2014.  Forty five people representing approximately twenty companies participated in the one day workshop. 

Participants included geotechnical engineers, mine managers, environment personnel as well as corporate office managers.  As well, there were participants from MAC, MABC, Klohn Crippen Berger, AMEC and the keynote speaker from the University of Alberta.