CIM Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 792, 1978

Brian G. Pewsey, Mine Manager, Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Limited, Cassiar, B.C.

Located in the northern part of the Province of British Columbia, the Cassiar Mine started development of its asbestos orebody in 1952, and is currently producing 105,000 tons of asbestos fibre annually. The townsite is nestled in a beautiful valley and supplies more than average facilities. The fibre is shipped to more than 40 countries and is used in many industrial products.
Keywords: Cassiar Mine, Asbestos, Townsite, Services, Manpower, Transportation.