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Official report on explosion criticizes blasting company

A report released Tuesday by B.C.’s Ministry of Mines paints a picture as to what went wrong when three people were struck by flying rocks after a disastrous explosion at a Shawnigan Lake blasting company in September. One woman lost an arm and two men were hit on the head with rocks that flew more … Continue reading »

Burns Lake Mill Explosion

RCMP say two people are still unaccounted for after an explosion destroyed the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake last night. North District RCMP spokesperson Constable Leslie Smith says fire crews are still trying to extinguish the flames, and expects it to be at least another day before investigators are able to enter the building. “At this time … Continue reading »