The BC Copper Advantage – 2019 Theme Session

East Convention Level / East Ballroom AB
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Speaker(s): Nimmi Dhadwal Josh Parsons Sam Jones Chris Rees Michael Doggett Gordon Gray Dr. Bern Klein Dr. Craig Hart
Chair(s): Craig Hart, UBC Mineral Research Deposit Unit; Adrian Newton, Skeena Resources Ltd.

As Canada’s largest producer of copper, British Columbia is not only an attractive jurisdiction for mineral exploration but is also leading the way in promoting a green, electrified economy. This session will address many of BC’s advantages, including its amazing geology and exploration potential, the availability of cheap and reliable energy, the presence of a skilled workforce, and innovative applications that have potential to improve the economics of deposits.


Tuesday, Jan 29 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)


Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Pl, Vancouver,
East Convention Level
East Ballroom AB

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Time Topic Speaker
9:05 am The Business of B.C. Copper: Past and Future Perspectives Michael Doggett
9:35 am BC Porphyry Copper Deposit Diversity as a Key to Success Dr. Craig Hart
10:05 am BC Hydro: Powering BC's Mining Industry Sam Jones Gordon Gray
10:30 am Coffee Break
10:40 am Mining Methods and Sorting Systems to Upgrade BC Porphyry Mines Dr. Bern Klein
11:00 am Geology of the Red Chris Cu-Au Porphyry Deposit – Lessons and Insights Chris Rees
11:30 am New Afton: An Overview of a Successful BC Block Cave Nimmi Dhadwal Josh Parsons