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My Turn: Hoverbarge could harm salmon river

...A report prepared in 1996 by Gordon F. Hartman for the Friends of the Stikine Society states that in the 1990s, Cominco LTD used hovercrafts on the Stikine and Iskut rivers to access the Snip Mine, and this operation had negative effects on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011808/opi_237832615.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Hoverbarge could harm salmon river

...A report prepared in 1996 by Gordon F. Hartman for the Friends of the Stikine Society states that in the 1990s, Cominco LTD used hovercrafts on the Stikine and Iskut rivers to access the Snip Mine, and this operation had negative effects on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011808/opi_20080118018.shtml
Opinion
Pogo Mine marks official opening after winter start-up

...gold mine in the state. The mine is owned by Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd. and Sumitomo Corp. of Japan and Teck Cominco Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia. Teck-Pogo Inc. operates the mine. Murkowski and Kazuo Tanaka, the Japanese...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060706/sta_20060607012.shtml
News
Palin urges Canadians to address mine's acid drainage

...northeast of Juneau in British Columbia. When metals prices dropped in the 1950s, then-owner Cominco, now Teck Cominco Ltd., stopped mining and sold the property to Redcorp. Acidic water leaches metals from the rock that drains into the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071209/loc_462410941.shtml
Bankrupt mine company ordered to clean up acid

...its environmental obligations would cost $6.1 million. The acid wasn't Redfern's doing. It was Cominco Ltd. (now Teck Cominco Ltd.), the 1950s mine developer. Cominco built the tunnels in such a way that they slanted down toward the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052709/loc_444272440.shtml
Northwest Digest

...No one reported him missing until Wednesday morning, the agency said. Mayor Jim Ogilvie said an employee of Teck Cominco Ltd., which owns the old mine, discovered the man floating in the well. After calling 911 to report a drowning, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051806/sta_20060518024.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...gold has finally hit an equilibrium between $270 to $300 an ounce, said Charlotte MacCay, a senior administrator at Cominco Ltd. A zinc deficit is expected to raise prices in 2000. Extensive exploration by mining companies in the last year leaves...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021099/Loc_summit.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...infrastructure with not a lot of quantity or quality of minerals to extract.'' The Tulsequah Chief mine was developed by Cominco Ltd. in 1951, and lead, cooper, gold, zinc and silver were extracted and shipped by barge to Juneau until 1957, when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061300/Loc_mine.shtml
Buyer interested in Tulsequah Chief Mine

...None could be reached for comment late Friday. The mine was originally operated in the 1950s by Cominco, now Teck Cominco Ltd., which sold it to Redcorp. Canadian inspectors have known since 1990 that the mine is leaking sulfuric acid into...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041110/loc_604641974.shtml
News
Mine Mess

...owner or get the B.C. government to pay attention." The mine was operated from 1951 to 1957 by Cominco, now Teck Cominco Ltd., which sold the property to Redcorp when metal prices dropped. Canadian inspectors have known the mine is leaking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111909/loc_524670626.shtml

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