MSABC Welcomes Continuing Support for Businesses in B.C. Budget 2021


Vancouver, B.C. – The Mining Suppliers Association of British Columbia (MSABC) welcomes continuing support for businesses as they recover from COVID-19, and extended funding to help industrial customers finance emissions reduction projects in Budget 2021.

Budget 2021 includes several important measures to support B.C. businesses recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, including $150 million to support the Increased Employment Incentive tax credit and $195 million for the Small- and Medium-sized Business Recovery Grant Program. “These provincial programs, in addition to measures from the federal government, have helped stabilize businesses during the pandemic and will help businesses expand as the B.C. economy recovers,” said Mike Abbey, Area Fire Sales Manager, Canada West, Johnson Controls & Chair of MSABC.    [...]  READ MORE ➔

MSABC Launches New Logo and Website to Promote B.C. Mining Suppliers


Vancouver, B.C. – The Mining Suppliers Association of British Columbia (MSABC) is launching a new logo and website as part of its continued efforts to raise awareness of B.C.’s mining supply and services sector and this sector’s contribution to the provincial and national economies. The new logo, reflecting provincial colours and including the full name of the association, clarifies MSABC’s roots as a B.C. organization to audiences located outside of the province.

“Over the past decade, the B.C. mining industry has become increasingly interconnected with the larger Canadian and international mining ecosystems,” said Mike Abbey, Chair of MSABC and Area Owner Sales Manager, Canada West for Johnson Controls. “With head offices for several B.C. mining operations based outside of the province, in places such as Ontario and Australia, it’s important that our logo clearly reflects the strong mining supply and services center of excellence that exists in B.C.” [...]  READ MORE ➔