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    Smithers Exploration Group award-winning booth at Smithers Northwest Trade Expo

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    Young geologist-in-training investigates a shiny rock at John Field Elementary School in Hazelton.

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    Open pit at Newcrest's Red Chris Mine in northwest BC.

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    Hy-Tech Diamond drill working near Brucejack Mine in northwest BC.

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    Chalcopyrite in core from the Galore Creek Mining Corporation jointly owned by Teck and Newmont.

Smithers Exploration Group (SEG) has been serving and promoting the mineral industry in Northwest British Columbia since 1971. We’re dedicated to the advancement of geology, exploration and mining in the northwest.

Our membership includes prospectors, geologists, miners, engineers, pilots, expediters, contractors, line-cutters, drillers and many people from supporting professions. Membership is only $5, and everyone is welcome to attend any of our events.

Each year, SEG publishes an Exploration and Mining Directory for Northwest British Columbia, available as an interactive PDF directory (45 MB).

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Outreach

Outreach

SEG has been reaching out to schools, community organizations and First Nations to bring information about the minerals industry and its place in the economy of the northwest and the province.

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Mining Month 2022

Mining Month 2022

May 6

A sold-out crowd made SEG's  Mining Month 2022 luncheon a great success on May 6. Thanks to all the sponsors.

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