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"This new information will encourage increased exploration throughout the central area of the province further fuelling an already surging mining sector while providing more jobs for areas impacted by mountain pine beetle."

Kevin Krueger, former Minister of State for Mining, Province of British Columbia

Mineral Claims Skyrocket Since Start-Up of Geoscience BC’s Quesnellia Exploration Strategy

The QUEST data sets continue to impact mineral exploration in central BC, both by attracting new exploration companies into the region as well as supporting companies already active in the area. In the year following the release of the QUEST data sets, registration of new mineral title within the QUEST…

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