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Greenhills gets another national safety trophy

Teck’s Greenhills Operations has been awarded the John T. Ryan National Safety Trophy as the safest coal mine in Canada for 2015. This is the third consecutive year that the Greenhills steelmaking coal operation has received the award, which goes … > Read More

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Be aware of trespassing

Spring has sprung and with it the snow has melted in the flatlands near Kimberley. Every year there are areas around Kimberley that locals access in order to search for deer and elk shed antlers from the previous fall. The … > Read More

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Sparwood Spring Cleanup a success

The rain held off on Saturday, April 23 when almost 70 volunteers from across Sparwood gathered as part of the third annual Sparwood Cleanup Day. It was a great turnout and wonderful to see so many from the community come … > Read More

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Coal Mountain collective agreement announced

Teck announced today that a new collective agreement has been ratified by employees at its Coal Mountain Operations, replacing an agreement that expired December 31, 2014. The agreement covers approximately 170 unionized employees at Coal Mountain, represented by the United … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

About keeping B.C. mine workers on the job… By Bill Bennett Kootenay East MLA 1. Commodity prices for metallurgical coal and copper are at their lowest in a decade and mines across B.C. are struggling to remain open. While government … > Read More

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Haul truck driver injured at Greenhills

A 30-year-old haul truck driver was badly injured Jan. 25 in an industrial accident at Teck’s Greenhills Operation at Elkford. Emergency response crews were called to the mine at about 9:30 a.m. after a quarry truck rolled, trapping the driver … > Read More

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Teck Kootenay Cup the biggest ever

The Teck Kootenay Cup No. 1 and No. 2, as well as the BC Winter Games Trials for the Kootenay Zone, were held in the beautiful venue of Kimberley Nordic Club (KNC), in Kimberley, January 2 and 3. The KNC … > Read More

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Teck Kootenay Cup returns to Kimberley

The Teck Kootenay Cup No. 1 and No. 2 as well as the BC Winter Games Trials for the Kootenay Zone are being held in beautiful Kimberley on January 2 and 3. The Kimberley Nordic Club has invited ski clubs from across the … > Read More

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A flood of successes during a year of drought

ERA’s 2015 Annual Report The year 2015 has been a year of contrasts. The Elk River Watershed Alliance’s (ERA) biggest project, the Elk River Flood Solutions Strategy, is occurring ironically during the worst drought in years! “During our 2015 research … > Read More

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Notes from City Hall

Solid Waste and Regulations Bylaw No. 2520 City of Kimberley council adopted the ‘City of Kimberley Solid Waste and Regulations Bylaw No. 2520 at the September 28 regular meeting. The city asks that you please review the bylaw to educate … > Read More

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