In This Series
Tyee contributing editor Christopher Pollon criss-crossed the Pacific on the trail of BC copper. Here's why.
Copper mining is back from the dead near Princeton. But who's in charge?
That would be Vancouver's mining district, where BC's future is low-grade and high-risk. Second in a series.
Naoshima Island in Japan is a surreal melting pot of BC metal and fine art. Third in a series.
Home to Apple's Foxconn plant, Kunshan is China's Silicon Valley. But for how long? Fourth in a series.
It's not far off. So, why aren't there more operations like this one in BC's north? Fifth in a series.
Billions to mine, refine and assemble into products that last maybe a year or so? Last in a series.