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Building a Strong

British Columbia

Mining and the Low-Carbon Future

The world is seeking to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against of climate change. This requires a global clean energy transition and transformation of transportation networks.

Environmental Protection

British Columbia’s commitment to responsible resource extraction is one of the key reasons why BC is internationally recognized as having strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials.

Economic Benefits

For more than 100 years, mining has been foundational for British Columbia, providing a steady source of jobs, community development and prosperity in every region of our province.


There is nothing more important to our members and their employees than safety. Mining is one of British Columbia’s safest heavy industries, and our mining sector is recognized as a world leader in mine health and safety practices.

Innovation in Mining

The modern mining industry is a high-tech sector, designing and implementing the best available technologies. Continuous improvement is central to MABC members’ operations. This includes embracing and implementing innovation and new technology to ensure our operations conserve more, waste less, increase safety and productivity, and optimize the responsible extraction of British Columbia’s resources.

Mining Map

Learn more about the locations of some of the mining operations throughout the province.