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Mine Supervisor Certification

Mine Supervisor Certification! The following information is from the British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resource The launch date for the online training and certification for Mine Supervisors is scheduled for April 16, 2018 . Note: The shopping cart link to the Mine Supervisor Certification will be added once the program is live and active. The link will be available on April 16, 2018. A new provision, added in February 2017 to the Code, was the...

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2018 KEG Directory Contest... and the winners are...

AND THE WINNERS ARE... Congratulations to Emily Rolston, a grade 7 student who has won the 2018 Directory Contest! Emily has won a pizza party for her class, her picture on the cover of the directory, and KEG Swag! Congratulations to our 2 honourable mentions Evan Columbus, grade 3, and Lucas Cain, grade 6. Thank you to all the students who sent in their incredible drawings!! You are all artists! All the submissions can be viewed at our Annual KEG Conference & Trade Show happening April 10th...

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2018 KEG Lecture Series - Social & lectures with JoAnne Nelson

Every year KEG hosts a social before one lecture as a thank you to attendees and  for a chance to meet with KEG directors. We were thrilled with how many people attended... but then again, JoAnne Nelson always draws a large crowd when she gives a lecture. She spoke about her career, and what a career it was. The incredible stories and the photos to go with it... this truly was an amazing lecture.  KEG takes one talk on the road to a neighbouring community, and JoAnne was happy to...

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2018 KEG Lecture Series - Don Bouffard

What a treat this was! Thank you to Don Bouffard for putting an incredible lecture together on short notice. Don never disappoints! His collection is one of the best and always has time to share it along with his passion to others. Don was gracious enough to even giveaway some of his collection in our door prize draw.  Attendees stayed after the lecture for a close look at the beautiful rocks Don brought to view.  

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2018 AME Roundup

A big shout out to the organizers of the 2018 AME Roundup! Nothing but positive vibes in the air for our industry. KEG met with many delegates at our regional exploration group booth over the conference as well as attended several meetings. It's wonderful to see local prospectors at the conference showing off their hard work, and KEG is dedicated in supporting them to do so! Over 6000 people were registered by Monday, making this one of the most attended in years. It always proves to be a great...

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2018 KEG Lecture Series - Jon Driver

A big thank you to Jonathan Driver for flying to Kamloops on January 18th to speak to another full room of guests at TRU for the KEG Lecture Series. This talk was fascinating! Jon spoke about "Tse’K’wa: The First People in an Ice-Age Landscape." The pictures of the exploration and excavation they have done was incredible to see. A great follow up talk will be on March 15th when Rob Young will be here talking about "Subglacial Megaflooding on the Alberta Plain, with Analogies to the...

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2018 KEG Lecture Series - Philip Currie

What an incredible kick off to the 2018 Lecture Series! Philip Currie is indeed Palaeontology Royalty! A huge thank you to Philip and his wife Eva, who travelled to Kamloops a day early to make an appearance on the CFJC TV7 Midday program with Susan Edgell. We had a full house for the evening lecture, and what a fascinating lecture it was. The discoveries in Alberta that Philip talked about were amazing. The pictures of these preserved bones told so many stories! We look forward to bringing...

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KEG Curling Christmas Social

The Annual KEG Christmas Curling Social was held on December 9th at the MacArthur Island Curling  Club. Thank you to the club who gave us a one hour lesson before we went in tournament mode. After our two hour tournament we headed upstairs for a delicious roast beef dinner with all the fixings. Thank you to all who attended... together we raised over 50 pounds of food for the Kamloops Food Bank.

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2017 Fall Ask A Geologist

identifying rocks

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2017 Ab Ablett Memorial Charity Golf Tournament

We were very excited to host this tournament once again in honour of one of our founding members. Ab's daughter, Cathi Marshall, said it best... Ab's three favourite things... Golf, Mining and Charity! This year, the Ablett family chose the Kamloops Hospice Association as the benefiting charity. We had 25 golfers and just over 30 for our dinner. Thanks to our many donors, we had a putting challenge, silent auction and a fabulous selection of prizes. I am thrilled to announce that KEG donated a...

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