MINING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: Records broken in 2008

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia mining industry posted record financial results in 2008, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report, The Mining Industry in British Columbia – 2008, recently released. Returns on shareholders investments in the province's operating mines, based on pre-tax earnings, reached an unprecedented 98% in 2008, up from 46% from 2007…..more at Canadian Mining Jounral