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:
On May 15th PwC released its annual survey of BC mines. This is the 46th edition of this annual report which paints a picture of the BC mining landscape from the year previous.
The report indicates a softer year for BC’s mining industry with gross revenues coming in at approximately $8.5 billion. Payments to government increased to $511 million and employment jumped to 10,720 direct employees in BC’s mining industry.