$15 million for Keevil Mining Institute at UBC:

May 22, 2007

Teck Cominco and the BC government have each announced a $7.5 million investment in the Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC. The funds will be used to expand faculty and create more student spaces at the internationally recognized facility. Keevil is the only mining engineering and research school in BC.  An additional 80 student and 3 staff positions will be created over the next 5 to 7 years. BC News Release