Mining News: B.C. mining prepares for rally in 2010
Though activity fell sharply in 2009, exploration spending in the province still outperformed all but five of the past 20 years
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Mineral exploration activity in British Columbia fell 58 percent to $154 million in 2009 from C$367 million a year earlier, but one B.C. government official said the outcome still was the sixth-highest for exploration spending in the past 20 years and the province has reason for optimism.
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Northwest region leads spending
B.C. economy relies on mining
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