British Columbia also has its share of controversial projects, such as the $795 million Ajax copper and gold project, owned 20 percent by Abacus Mining & Exploration (TSXV:AME) and 80 percent by KGHM Polska Miedz's (PINK:KGHPF) KGHM International (TSX:QUX); and Taseko Mines' (TSX:TKO) $1 billion New Prosperity copper and gold project.Ajax, controversial because it is located within the city limits of Kamloops, BC, was initially slated to start producing in 2015, but has been delayed by federal and provincial environmental reviews. “It's looking more like 2016,” KGHM-Ajax spokesman Norm Thompson told Kamloops Daily News in October.
BC At Leading Edge Of New Canadian Copper Mines
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