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B.C. miners face more onerous permitting process compared to miners in other provinces

A well-developed mining sector can produce considerable economic and community benefits.

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More than 10,700 British Columbians were employed in the mining sector in 2013 with an average salary and benefits totalling $114,600. That same year, the mining industry contributed $511 million in revenues to the B.C. government. However, the industry faces an uncertain future.