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MINE SITE NEWS Bullmoose Downsizes

The Bullmoose open pit in Tumbler Ridge, B.C., will lay off 46 employees on Jan. 24, 2003. The mine is nearing the...



The Bullmoose open pit in Tumbler Ridge, B.C., will lay off 46 employees on Jan. 24, 2003. The mine is nearing the end of its life, and a further 130 people will be laid off when it closes on April 4, 2003. Thirty-two workers will remain on site to complete reclamation and decommissioning.

TECK COMINCO operates the metallurgical coal mine and owns 61%. BHP BILLITON holds a 29% interest and NISSHO-IWAI (CANADA) has 10%. More information about the Bullmoose mine may be found at www.teckcominco.com


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