The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation originated in the early 1970's, in response to a demonstrated need in BC for greater government-industry communications in the area of environmental protection and reclamation associated with mining.
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2010 Tony Milligan Book Award Winners

2010 Tony Milligan Book Award Winners

Justin Straker and Anne Garibaldi of Integral Ecology Group and University of Victoria respectively, received the 2010 Tony Milligan Book Award for their paper “Cultural Keystone Species In Oil Sands Mine Reclamation, Fort Mckay, Alberta, Canada” which they presented at... more
Report: 34th Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

Report: 34th Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

The 34th Annual Mine Reclamation Awards ceremony celebrated yet another year of excellence in mine reclamation practices in the Province of BC. Thirty-four years ago, the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation established a Reclamation Award to recognize... more
Reclamation: from Planning to Closure

Reclamation: from Planning to Closure

The 34th Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium and 35th Canadian Land Reclamation Association Conference, presented by BC TRCR and the CLRA/ACRSD, takes place from Sept. 20 to Sept. 23, 2010 in beautiful Courtenay, BC. The agenda is included. more
2009 Tony Milligan Book Award Winner

2009 Tony Milligan Book Award Winner

Marc Symbaluk received the 2009 Tony Milligan Book Award for his paper on “Testing Landscape Modeling Approaches for Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining Land Use on Grizzly Bears (Ursus Arctos Horribilis) in the Foothills Region of West Central Alberta” presented... more
Report: 33rd Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

Report: 33rd Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

The 33rd Annual Mine Reclamation Awards ceremony celebrated yet another year of excellence in mine reclamation practices in the Province of BC. Thirty-three years ago, the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation established a Reclamation Award to recognize... more
Cranbrook, BC: Host to 33rd TRCR Symposium

Cranbrook, BC: Host to 33rd TRCR Symposium

The BC TRCR presents "Selenium, Reclamation of Coal Mines and General Aspects of Mine Reclamation" — B.C.'s 33rd Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium more
2008 Tony Milligan Book Award Winners

2008 Tony Milligan Book Award Winners

UBC's Marcello Veiga (left) and Rodolfo Sousa received the 2008 Tony Milligan Book Award for their paper on “Implementing Programs to Improve Gold Recovery and Reduce Environmental Impacts by Artisanal Gold Mining in Brazil ” presented at the 2007 Symposium.... more
Report: 32nd Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

Report: 32nd Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

The TRCR celebrated more than three decades of excellence in mine reclamation practices in the Province of BC. Thirty-two years ago, the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation established a Reclamation Award to recognize merit in mining... more