Mining Month 2021
SEG celebrated Mining Month 2021 with an Innovation in Mining panel
With support from the Mining Association of BC, we were able to offer our Mining Month 2021 event FREE to everyone on May 18. Province-wide May is Mining Month with activities scheduled in many communities. Smithers Exploration Group and the Smithers District Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a virtual panel with speakers focusing on innovation in the minerals industry.
- Andy Randell – Below BC and Strata Geodata: SEG’s Rock Room of Cordilleran rock suites featured in Below BC’s interactive map, making northern BC rocks available online to the world;
- Michael Goehring – President and CEO Mining Association of BC: BC Mining: Innovation Roadmap lays out the goals for the future of mining in northern BC;
- Kendra Johnston - President and CEO Association for Mineral Exploration: Innovation in the exploration field; and
- Jay Schlosar - Director, Copper & Health with Teck Resources: information on Teck’s exciting initiative on the anti-microbial characteristics of one of BC’s most important commodities – copper.
Special thanks to Elizabeth Miller Vice President Environment and Social Responsibility (ESR) at Seabridge Gold for moderating the panel. And of course thanks to all the sponsors for making this event possible.
- Association for Mineral Exploration
- Coast Mountain GM
- Edmison Mehr Chartered Accountants
- Hy-Tech Drilling
- Mining Association of BC
- Pretivm Resources (not confirmed)
- Seabridge Gold
- Town of Smithers
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