On May 5th, 2014 a final review was conducted regarding the Thomas Gravel Notice of Work by the Inspector of Mines Michael Olsen. We have been told that each application received by The Ministry of Energy and Mines is subject to their regulatory process and their focus is on worker and public safety, environment and water protection and the monitoring and regulation of the resource as defined in the Mines Act and Safety Codes for Mines in B.C. It has been determined that the proponent has met the requirements under the Mines Act and has received approval. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact their office (250) 953-3881.