The Rôle of Water Power in the Mining Industry of Canada

CIM Bulletin, 1949


IN Canada, the mining industry and water-power development are intimately associated in that mining, which ranks second among the country's primary industries, depends principally upon hydro-electric energy for its large power requirements. On the whole, the Dominion has been very favourably endowed with water-power resources; generally speaking it is a well-watered country with numerous rivers and lakes located in are as where the topography favours water-power development.
Keywords: British Columbia Power Commission, Canada, mining, New Quebec, water-power, Canada, Development, Developments, mining, Plants, Power, Resources, Water, Waters