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2013 Terrace

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of this conference.      

Our sponsors, listed alphabetically were:

Arrow Transportation Systems Inc

Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AMEBC)

Avanti Mining Corp

Bandstra Transportation


Copperfox Metals Inc


Fortune Minerals Inc

GeoScience BC

Hawkair Aviation

Imperial Metals

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Invest Northwest BC

Morfco Supplies

Northwest Corridor Development Corporation

Pretium Resources Inc.

Progressive Ventures Ltd.     

Radius Drilling

Royal Bank

SNC Lavalin 

Terrace Totem Ford

The business program follows with thanks to all of our speakers.  

Wednesday April 24 - Pre-Conference Field Trips/Workshops

JoAnne Nelson, Cordilleran Geoscience, MEMNG, Terrace Area Site Tour
Rio Tinto Alcan Kitimat Modernization Project Tour
C3 “Let’s Talk Mining Workshop” 

Thursday April 25 - morning program 

Official Welcome First Nations, Local Governments, Organizing Committee Chair 

Regional Geologist Talks -  Jeff Kyba, Northwest; Paul Jago Northeast

First Nation Perspectives, Aboriginal Engagement & Community Development

- Kitselas Treaty Approval-in-Principle Update, Mel Bevan, Chief Negotiator Ketselas Treaty Office

- Tahltan First Nation Annita McPhee, President Tahltan Cen-tral Council

Mining Builds Communities - Karina Briño, President & CEO Mining Association of BC

The Kitsumkalum Business Model - Roger Harris, President, Kalum Quarry Limited Partnership

Mining Project Reports (Part 1)

- Red Chris, Steve Robertson, Exploration Manager Imperial Metals

- KSM Project, Brent Murphy, Vice-President, Environmental Affairs Seabridge Gold Inc.

Keynote Speaker: Andrew Bell, Business Network News Sponsored by: AMEC & Interior Heavy Equipment School

Thursday April 25 - afternoon program              

Mining Project Reports (Part 2)

- Kutcho Creek - Capstone Mining

- Schaft Creek- Elmer Stewart, Chairman and CEO Capstone Mining

- Brucejack, Joseph Ovsenek, Chief Development Officer Pretium Resources Inc.

- Kitsault Molybdenum Mark Premo, CEO Avanti Kitsault Mine Ltd.

- Granduc, Brad Leonard, Exploration Manager Castle Resources Inc.

Building Transmission & Distribution Project and Program Delivery

 - Northwest Transmission Status Report, Bruce Barrett, VP Transmission, Distribution and Program Delivery for BC Hydro 

-  AltaGas Northwest Projects Update, Dan Woznow, Divisional Vice-President - Asset Management AltaGas Ltd. - Power Division

Friday, April 26, morning program

Keynote Speaker: Trevor Linden, Vancouver Canucks Alumni Sponsored by: Valard Construction & Lakelse Financial Group

Minerals North Grand Prize Draw  

Geoscience in Northern BC

- Northern BC Projects of Geoscience BC ‘Lyn Anglin, President & CEO Geoscience BC

- Terrace Area Retrospective, JoAnne Nelson, Senior Minerals Geologist, Cordilleran Geoscience, BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas

Member of Parliament Remarks, Nathan Cullen, MP Skeena Bulkley Valley

Mining Project Reports (Part 3)

-Galore Creek, Andrew Thrift, Manager - Environment & Community Affairs Galore Creek Mining Corporation

-Arctos Anthracite Project, Carl Kottmeier, Project Manager Fortune Minerals

-Terrace Area Projects, Ray Cook, President & CEO Argonaut Exploration Inc.

-Blackwater, Tim Bekhuys, Environment and Sustainability Director New Gold Inc.

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