British Columbia mining industry 'upbeat' last year

Global accountant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has released its 50th annual report providing a picture of mining in British Columbia, Canada, and this year it is seeing a return to a positive, even ‘upbeat’ outlook

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The 20-page document, which offers a financial picture, market prices analysis, some stories from the BC field and a commodity outlook and performance segment, spotlighted how far the industry has come in the last five decades.

Gross revenues in 2017, it said, were C$11.7 billion (US$9.13 billion) as compared to C$302 million (US$236 million) in 1968; looking just at copper, revenues...