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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July E LETHBRIDGE The Herald District Struck firm dominates mountain area economy B.C. To a it seems Cominco is everywhere you look in the Kootenays. Cominco Ltd. is currently in the midst of a strike which has closed its operations in three Kootenay Salmo and Trail. The Association of Commercial and Technical Employees representing the office and technical and the United Steelworkers of representing production are the unions involved. The Steelworkers' union itself is a large having members in' Canada and 1 million in North America. The strike has closed the Trail the world's largest zinc the HB mine at Salmo and the Sullivan mine at Kimberley. The Kimberley fertilizer plant is also affected. The HB mine produces lead and and the Sullivan mine iron and with smaller amounts of indium and tin. Taber District Council plans rural gas network Quiet after rain The Bavarian Mall in the centre of Kimberley's business district is not usually this deserted. Mine fire gives workers the willies B.C. At any other the fire would be considered out ot says a union official. There's not much that can be except to mine the says the operations manager. There have been other fires that have gone he adds. Both Frank Kimberley operations manager for Cominco and Lino president of the striking United Steelworkers of America Japanese mission to tour area A five man feed grain mission from Japan will tour the Lethbridge district Monday and Tuesday as part of a 17 day visit of Canada at the invitation of the Canadian wheat board. Bob animal nutritionist at the Lethbridge Research said the men will visit feed feed packing the govern- ment terminal elevator and the Lethbridge research station. local in say the ore body in the Sullivan mine is on fire. The fire began in the spring of says the union leader. At one time high grade ore was leaving pillars of lower grade material with gravel backfilling between them. These pillars are being blasted and drilled he says. But there is a lot of iron in the Sullivan says Mr. Sacilotto. The oxidation of the and mining blasts provided enough heat to start the he says. He also says the fire makes the miners' job more hazar- dous. There have been burn and a provincial government mines inspector ordered a buddy system in the 'hot area. There are also scalable Mr Goodwin says the fire makes processing the ore more difficult The ore is lead and zinc b.ut becomes lead and zinc oxides when burned. It's more dif- ficult to process after burning because the concentrator was designed to handle sulphide ores. He also says the sulphur dioxide gas produced by the fire escaped through cracks and caved in killing trees on top of the mountain. The company has to clear the dead trees. Mr. Sacilotto says the USWA wants beefed up safe- ty clauses in its next contract. In addition to government and company the un- ion wants the right to bring in union staff members to inspect. The staff members would be experienced miners who have seen many other mines as he says. Jim public relations supervisor for Cominco in says the company has offered more paid safety inspection time to the union. There is also government mine he and points out Cominco has occasionally been fined for failing to meet mine inspectors' deadlines for safety improvements. Some safety measures can- not be quickly complied if they involve getting new equipment or changes in he said. TABER Chin Coulee Gas Co operative Association Ltd. has applied to the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board for permission to construct a natural gas dis- tribution system covering the southern portion of the Municipal District of Taber No. 14. Notices of the application will appear in the advis- ing that copies of the applica- tion and a map of the system are on file in the MD office here for those desiring further information on the system. the MD council has been advised that MD utilities officer Frank Blondheim has been granted a certificate of achievement in the basic gas training program under the depart- ment of telephones and utilities. Mr. whose cer- tificate is based on a mark of 94 per will supervise the installation of the Chin Coulee system as well as one being provided for the north portion of the MD. On the request of the Taber General Hospital the council by resolution sup- ported the board's request for an auxiliary hospital and nurs- ing home district to be es- tablished with the present hospital and to operate the hospital under a single directorate. The council also supported a proposal by the Oldman River Region Planning Commission that CP Rail lands being offered for sale by Marathon Realty revert to the since the properties were initially crown lands granted for a specific purpose. A request -by the Taber Town Council that the MD pick up half the costs of an 300 call out system for firemen was turned the council sticking to its earlier agreement to pay one third of the costs of the system It was noted that the anticipated cost had risen from some 100 since the system was first proposed. MADGE EQUIPMENT National BALER TWINE PRICE PER BALE 27 95 MADGE EQUIPMENT LTD. MILK Phone 647-3838 or Paul Madge 647-3812 FRIENDS'N NEIGHBOURS Waterton Park to get new sewage system An sewage treat- ment plant will be built this fall in Waterton National Park The aerated lagoon to be constructed by Western Industrial Contractors of will serve the Waterton townsite. Pump out toilets in other areas of the park will also be Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON Ratident 582-2149 dumped into the Bill acting park superintendent said in a telephone interview Tuesday. The about one mile north of the will be built according to environ- ment Canada standards. But effluent discharged either into Middle Lake or the Waterton River will be monitored for two years to determine if additional treat- ment will be Mr. Henderson said. Construction of the part of a million nation wide clean up of national is slated to be complete Nov. 30. 70 Stores Serving Alberta and Saskatchewan CHARGEX MASTER CHARGE While Quantities Last July 18 19 20 LADIES' NYLON JACKETS LADIES'WEAR Chambray or pinwhale corduroy In bcrot'style. -Sizes 28-36. Extra Special Value......... MEN'S WEAR Riley McCormick WHOOP-UP DAYS GRAB TABLE Levis Cord Jackets Levis Flex Back Jackets Assorted Jeans Assorted Denim Shirts Plus many other itemsl Reg. 12.95 to 19.95 Levis Check Shirts Assorted Lee Jeans Clearing Specially priced for Whoop-Up Daya Group 1 quality otharwlM Rag. lo 14.95 Group No. 3 Long sleeved Western Shirts Reg. to Clearing at Group 2 Man'a long slaaved from our rag. stock. Men's and Boys' WESTERN STRAWS and FELTS Group t By American and Bailey OnSalaat Group 2 BySmithbilt and others On at........ Group 3 Straws and Felts On Sale at........ 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