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.
2017 TRCR Symposium is POSTPONED

2017 TRCR Symposium is POSTPONED

Due to the ongoing wild fire situation in the Cariboo Region, the 2017 TRCR Symposium must be postponed this year and will be held in Williams Lake on September 17-20, 2018 and will include a... more
Call for nominations for 2017 Reclamation Awards

Call for nominations for 2017 Reclamation Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Reclamation Awards highlighting work completed in 2016 are requested by August 4, 2017. more
Call for Papers: 41st Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium

Call for Papers: 41st Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium

Call for Papers for the 41st Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium in September 2017 is now open. more
40th Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium: A Success

40th Annual Mine Reclamation Symposium: A Success

The 40th Annual TRCR Mine Reclamation Symposium in Penticton, BC in September 2016 was a huge success. more
2016 BC Mine Reclamation and Scholarship Awards

2016 BC Mine Reclamation and Scholarship Awards

2015 Mine Reclamation Award and Scholarship presentations. more
2016 Jake McDonald Memorial Scholarship Recipients

2016 Jake McDonald Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Each year, scholarship applications are received from students in post secondary institutions. One or more student is given a cheque from the TRCR at the annual Symposium. more
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2012 Mine Reclamation Symposium: A Success

2012 Mine Reclamation Symposium: A Success

The 36th Annual TRCR Mine Reclamation Symposium in Kamloops, BC was a huge success. more
2012 Mine Reclamation Symposium

2012 Mine Reclamation Symposium

The 36th Annual TRCR Mine Reclamation Symposium in Kamloops, BC is fast approaching. A final program has been posted. more
Report: 35th Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

Report: 35th Annual Mine Reclamation Awards

35 years ago, the BC TRCR established awards to recognize outstanding achievement in mine reclamation in British Columbia which includes reclamation successes through category awards for metal mining, coal mining, sand and gravel, quarries, placer mining and mineral and coal... more
Mine Reclamation Award Winners Announced

Mine Reclamation Award Winners Announced

Vancouver, B.C. – The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) presented the 35th annual B.C. Mine Reclamation Awards on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. more
2011 Jake McDonald Memorial Scholarship Recipients

2011 Jake McDonald Memorial Scholarship Recipients

In 2011, two scholarships were awarded to the following students: Paul Antonelli – Thompson Rivers University, 4th year undergraduate student year in Natural Resource Sciences Jordan Clark – University of Victoria, 4th year undergraduate student in Earth Sciences   More... more
2011 Science Fair Award Winner

2011 Science Fair Award Winner

Yulian “Kevin” Shi ,from Sir Winston Churchill Secondary whose project was titled – Marvelous Mites, the effects of food combinations on C. Lactis reproduction, received the 2011 Science Fair Award. more
Reception: 2010 Mine Reclamation Awards

Reception: 2010 Mine Reclamation Awards

For over thirty years, the BC TRCR established a Reclamation Award to recognize outstanding achievement in mine reclamation in BC. In addition to this major award, specific awards are given by category to recognize merit in mining reclamation in Coal... more
Mine Closure 2011 + 35th Annual TRCR Symposium "A Success"

Mine Closure 2011 + 35th Annual TRCR Symposium “A Success”

Over 600 delegates from 30 countries attended the 6th annual Mine Closure conference at the historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Alberta Sept. 18-21, 2011. more