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Highland Valley Copper Pro-D Field Trip for Teachers

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Highland Valley Copper Mine

Logan Lake, BC

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Highland Valley Copper Mine (HVC) is a world-class, open-pit copper-molybdenum mine near Logan Lake BC, situated in a valley where mining has been ongoing for over 100 years. HVC is the largest mine in BC, it is owned and operated by Teck Resources, and currently employing around 1,300 people.

The tour will include pit operations, the machine shop, the mill, and reclamation activities. It will be a great opportunity to learn about the mining process from people who work in operations. If you are teaching a mining unit, Earth Science, Geology, Geography or are a Career Educator, this field trip is an excellent opportunity to learn about the mining process and economic factors that make a mine.(The 8:00am-3:30pm time frame is approximate.)

HVC is a modern operation that uses a large fleet of huge equipment and traditional open pit mining methods to deliver some 130,000 tonnes of ore to the mill each day. Based on 3rd quarter 2017 results, total annual copper production was projected to be 275,000-290,000 tonnes, with molybdenun at 7.5-8.0 million pounds. According to Teck, HVC produces approximately 1% of the world’s copper concentrate and 1.5% of the world’s molybdenum.


The mine’s employees come mostly from Kamloops and the surrounding area. The workforce is diverse and includes equipment operators, all types of trades, scientists, engineers, and technologists as well as accounting, HR, communications and logistics specialists.

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