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New publications:

· Geological Fieldwork 2011

· Exploration and Mining in British Columbia 2011

· Mines and Mineral Exploration Overview 2011

· Open File 2012-01: Operating Mines and Selected Major Exploration Projects

· Poster Highlights

Upcoming Releases and Events:

· GeoFile 2012-02 January 24th at 10:00am

· GeoFile 2012-03, January 24th at 10:00am

· GeoFile 2011-04, January 24th at 10:00am

· GeoFile 2011-05, January 24th at 10:00am

· Bruce Madu will be presenting a review of Mines, Development and Exploration in BC in 2011 on the morning of January 23rd.

· George Simandl and Jim Logan will be presenting their talks in the Public Geoscience Session at Roundup on the morning of January 24th.

· JoAnne Nelson, Graham Nixon, Paul Schiarizza and Bram van Straaten will be presenting BC Mineral Exploration Poster Highlights in the BC Room on the afternoon of January 24th.

Visit staff at the MEM booth or the BC Room (Seymour Room) during Roundup

Geological Fieldwork 2011: A summary of field activities and current research

Paper 2012-01

http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/Fieldwork/Pages/GeologicalFieldwork2011.aspx

The annual Geological Fieldwork: A Summary of Field Activities and Current Research volume is the primary publication for reporting results of the previous season’s mapping and research activities. It contains geoscience articles produced by BC Geological Survey staff and external authors on topics relevant to British Columbia.This is the premier annual publication for the BC Geological Survey.

Exploration and Mining in British Columbia 2011

J. DeGrace, J. Kyba, P. Jago, J. Britton, B. Northcote, D. Grieve and B. Madu http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/ExplorationinBC/Pages/2011.aspx

Mines and Mineral Exploration Overview 2011

J. Britton, J. DeGrace, D. Grieve , J. Kyba, B. Madu and B. Northcote

http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/InformationCirculars/Pages/IC2012-1.aspx

Operating Mines and Selected Major Exploration Projects in British Columbia - 2011

J. Britton, J. DeGrace, D. Grieve, P. Jago, J. Kyba, B. Madu, B. Northcote and R. Chu

Open File 2012-01

http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/OpenFiles/2012/Pages/2012-1.aspx

This Provincial Map shows the location of major exploration projects and producing metal, coal and industrial mineral mines in 2011.

Poster Highlights in the BC Room

The BC Geological Survey, in conjunction with Mineral Titles, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources and the Environmental Assessment Office will be providing informal presentations in the BC Room [Seymour Room]. The presentations will be made over the course of Round Up and the feature event of the BC Geological Survey will be late Tuesday afternoon. Topics covered will include geological highlights, Mineral Titles information and permitting / environmental assessment information. These are short presentations and will include opportunities for discussion and questions from clients to Ministry staff. A detailed schedule is available at the Province of BC corporate booth as well as in the BC Room.

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Most provincial geoscience data can be easily accessed over the internet in map format at:

http://www.mapplace.ca/ and through various thematic pages at www.empr.gov.bc.ca/geology

Printed BC Geological Survey geoscience publications are available from Crown Publications Inc.

Tel: 250-387-6409 Fax: 250-387-1120

Email: crown@pinc.com Website: www.crownpub.bc.ca/

Questions or to update your contact info please contact the BC Geological Survey:

Email: Geological.Survey@gov.bc.ca Tel: 250-952-0372 Fax: 250-952-0381

BC Geological Survey

British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines

Mines and Mineral Resources Division

Release Notification 2012-01

January 23, 2012