Pretivm updated Smithers council this week on the Bruce Jack Mine just north of Stewart.
During the presentation, Manager of the mine Kevin Torpy recommended the 206 million dollars spent on goods and services for businesses between Hazelton and Houston.
Mayor Taylor Bachrach says the project is showing benefits to the community “in terms of employment, supporting local businesses and in general stimulating the regional economy.
Bachrach says he’s really thrilled Pretivm chose to have their office here.
According to Torpy, the lifetime of the mineral reserve is 18 years.