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    Mining for smarties is always a big draw when SEG visits local classrooms.

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    Junior prospectors hard at work beside SEG booth at Hazelton Pioneer Days.

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

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    Diamond Drill working at the Brucejack site in northwest BC in 2021.

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

Mining Month 2022

Mining Month 2022

SEG and the Smithers District Chamber of Commerce staged their annual Mining Month luncheon on May 6  to a sold-out audience. The theme was  Exploration Industry Shops Local.
 
Smithers leads all other BC municipalities in attracting spending by exploration companies, and SEG, the chamber and the audience celebrated this success. Kendra Johnston, President and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration BC presented the study results. That was followed with a review by Elizabeth Miller Vice President of Sustainability with Seabridge Gold of its local spending commitment. Michael Mehr CPA of Edmison Mehr CPAs explained how local spending by the exploration industry is an important part of local business.  Nate Corcoran Regional geologist with the BC Ministry of Energy Mines and Low Carbon Innovation summarized the 2021 exploration season and previewed what 2022 might hold.

Sponsors for the lunch reflected the connection between the exploration industry and the local  business community. The complete list of sponsors is:

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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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Smithers Exploration Group Fall Golf Tournament

Smithers Exploration Group Fall Golf Tournament

September 9

Golf with Smithers Exploration Group on Friday September 9 at Smithers Golf and Country Club. Register today.

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