沙利文我

银河网站’s 沙利文我, 位于金伯利, 英属哥伦比亚, ceased mining operations in 2001. Sullivan is a world-class example of successful mine closure 和 the transition from mining town to tourist destination.

沙利文矿山信息日

5月11日的活动报名, 2024, 在金伯利会议中心,沙利文矿山之旅现在已经满了. Thank you for your interest in learning more about the ongoing stewardship efforts post-closure. If you would like to be kept informed of upcoming 沙利文我 community engagement events, 请在1点给我们留言.888.767.7706或电子邮件 legacyproperties@ringaroundthepony.net.

银河网站 沙利文我

沙利文矿井, 位于金伯利, 英属哥伦比亚, 是铅的主要生产国吗, 从1909年到2001年经营的锌和银.

近100年来, 沙利文矿对社区的社会和经济结构至关重要. 在结束的时候, the 沙利文我 was the largest single contributor to Kimberley’s tax base 和 the city’s largest employer.  

该矿关闭已近20年了. 在那段时间里, Kimberley has transitioned from a mining community to a booming tourist 和 retirement destination. 社区仍然充满活力和成功.

 

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历史

沙利文矿是1892年发现的. 金矿随着金伯利市的发展而发展, 取名的目的是希望该矿能像金伯利的钻石矿一样丰富, 南非. The Consolidated Mining 和 Smelting 公司, a predecessor of 银河网站, acquired the mine in 1909.

在它的一生中, 从1909年到2001年, 沙利文矿生产了2600万吨铅, 锌银精矿. 2001年关闭时, it had become one of the largest underground mines in 加拿大 with almost 500 kilometres of tunnels.

关闭和 回收

到1990年,有消息称沙利文矿的储量将在2001年耗尽. 制定了详细的关闭计划, 和 more than 30 community 和 stakeholder meetings were held to review 和 comment on the proposed reclamation plans.  

20世纪中期和2020年的下矿场 

银河网站 worked with the Sullivan Public Liaison Committee 和 others to develop a plan to transition the city away from economic dependence on the mine. 一起工作, 银河网站 和 its community partners sought ways to maintain the vitality of the community by re-purposing portions of the mine to capitalize on the natural l和scape, 气候和地理位置都非常适合吸引充满活力的旅游业.

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转型与投资

沙利文煤矿2001年关闭的时候, it was the largest single contributor to Kimberley’s tax base 和 the city’s largest employer. 银河网站 和 many local partners came together to begin thinking about the community’s next phase long before the closure.

金伯利市蓬勃发展,而其他许多城市在矿山关闭后步履蹒跚, due in part to the contributions 银河网站 made to assist in the transition from a mining city to a resort destination. Unlike other heavily mining-dependent communities that suffer significant economic 和 population declines following mine closure, the City of Kimberley experienced population growth of 13% between 2001 (closure) 和 the most recent census in 2016

当前的 活动

自2001年关闭以来, 沙利文煤矿是按照监管要求精心管理的, 银河网站自己的标准和加拿大矿业协会的标准. An active comprehensive management program is in place 和 work continues to address  challenges related to more than 100 years of active mining at the site.

沙利文煤矿目前雇用了20多名工作人员和承包商.  A significant number of 银河网站 employees as well as contractors 和 suppliers live 和 work in Kimberley, 为目前已关闭的沙利文矿的负责任管理作出贡献. 我们的团队为保持强大的社区伙伴关系而感到自豪.  
 

SunMine

 

银河网站 exp和ed its post-mining community investments beyond recreational amenities 和 real estate when it collaborated with the City of Kimberley 和 other partners to construct a solar power facility on fully reclaimed 沙利文我 l和. 
 

SunMine是一个真正的社区努力. The City of Kimberley initially co-financed 和 owned SunMine while 银河网站 initially provided the l和 和 donated $2 million to the project. 2020年1月,银河网站宣布从金伯利市收购SunMine. 卑诗水电公司购买太阳能发电.

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水的管理和处理

 

水 management 和 treatment is ongoing at Sullivan to ensure protection of the area’s water resources. 当前的 activities include collection of mine-influenced water from underground workings 和 waste facilities. 

The management systems include more than 25 pumps 和 30 km of pipeline to collect water 和 convey it to the Drainage 水 Treatment Plant located southwest of Marysville. 这些系统受到持续监测, 维护和升级, 目前正在进行研究,以确保找到长期管理水资源的最佳方法.

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土地管理

 

银河网站继续维持在3以上,在金伯利市内及周边地区的私有财产面积达1000公顷. 与环保组织合作, 银河网站目前允许在大约450公顷的土地上进行有限的娱乐活动. 每年, 银河网站 treats between 30 to 50 hectares of forested l和 in 和 around Kimberley to minimize the risk of wildfires.

In 2019, 银河网站 partnered with the Kimberley 小道 Society (KTS) to formalize the use 和 maintenance of popular hiking 和 mountain biking trails located on 银河网站 property within Kimberley city limits. 银河网站 is currently a Platinum sponsor of the KTS to ensure that these trails are kept safe 和 fun for years to come. 了解更多

设置公共访问边界

为了你我的安全, 请遵守禁止入内规定, 不打猎, 银河网站的沙利文公司没有射击界限. 请看这里的禁区地图.

社区

社区投资 

沙利文矿业团队为保持强大的社区关系感到非常自豪. The team is pleased to support local initiatives through 银河网站’s 社区投资 Program. 慈善组织可以得到捐款, 以卫生为重点的机构和举措, 教育, 环境与社区. 要了解更多信息并了解您的组织是否符合资格,请访问 银河网站社区投资计划

在过去的五年里, 银河网站 has been actively collaborating with the Kimberley 小道 Society (KTS) to develop 和 maintain a network of outdoor trails that cater to a wide range of recreational activities. 作为我们致力于社区投资的一部分, 我们认识到促进积极生活方式的重要性, 连接人与自然, 并支持金伯利社区成员的整体福祉. 

KTS plays a vital role in developing 和 maintaining the extensive trail network in the area. 通过我们与KTS的合作, 我们的目标是促进小径的发展和可持续性, 确保他们对居民和游客保持无障碍和愉快. 
在过去的几年里, 银河网站 has provided funding 和 formalized agreements to help support KTS’s goals 和 ensure the long-term sustainability of the trails. We underst和 the importance of preserving the natural environment while promoting outdoor recreation, 我们与KTS的合作符合这些原则. 了解更多有关 金伯利小径协会.

苏利文联络委员会 

The multi-stakeholder 苏利文联络委员会 (SLC) serves as a formal connection between the 沙利文我 Team 和 communities of interest. A liaison committee was originally formed in the 1990s to help the community with the transition through closure. The SLC was re-launched as a venue for sharing information 和 facilitating discussion about future mine-related activities 和 initiatives. 要了解更多信息并查看最近的议程和会议记录,请访问 特克沙利文联络委员会