Canadian Mining Journal


Ontario Mining Association


  • Feature

    Ontario Mining Association Report

    February 1, 2015 by Chris Hodgson, OMA president

    Ontario’s mining industry has repeatedly proven itself capable of riding out the low tides of recession while cresting with the high tides of booms and prospering through most phases of business and commodity price cycles. 

  • News

    GOLD: The jobs and wealth created by a mine in Ontario

    October 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The Ontario Mining Association has crunched the numbers and created a stunning infographic that underlines the new jobs and wealth created by opening just one new gold mine in the northern part of the province.

  • News

    SAFETY: Preliminary mining safety review panel calls for early actions

    September 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Ontario Ministry of Labour Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review’s progress report, which was released last week, is already leading to changes making positive impacts on mining health and safety. This panel started work in January…

  • News

    GUEST OPINION: Mining states its case to politicians

    August 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Canadian Mineral Industry Federation (CMIF) presented its strengths and concerns to governments today at the 71st Energy and Mines Ministers Conference in Sudbury, ON. The Ontario Mining Association is a participant in CMIF, whose members…

  • News

    LEARNING: OMA course provides educators with a first hand look at modern mining

    August 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Twenty three educators from across Ontario and Quebec gained an up-close and personal look at all facets of mining from geology and exploration through to production and mine site reclamation on the first 2014 Teachers’ Mining…

  • News

    COMMENT: Commodity expert sees Ontario minerals ascending

    June 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Commodity expert Patricia Mohr told miners that global economic forces indicate improvement in markets for Ontario minerals. Mohr, Scotiabank VP of economics and commodity market specialist, was the featured speaker at an Ontario Mining…

  • Feature

    Today’s miners: It’s always safety first

    February 1, 2014 by Chris Hodgson, president, Ontario Mining Association

    Nothing is more sacred in the mining industry than the principle that at the end of each and every shift, the men and women who are miners go home safely and soundly to their family and friends.  In Ontario, mine sector productivity and…

  • News

    GUEST COMMENT: OMS’s video contest migrates to South Australia

    January 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If indeed “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” then the Ontario Mining Association has a big fan in an antipodean counterpart. The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) has recently launched “Dirt TV…

  • News

    TAXES: What Australia and Quebec can teach us

    November 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A recent trend in resource taxation philosophy found on both sides of the world came to light recently. It would seem both Australia at the national level in the southern hemisphere and Quebec at the provincial level in the northern hemisphere…

  • News

    PARTNERSHIP: More communities connect with gold miner-First Nations power partnership

    October 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Five more First Nations communities in northwestern Ontario have connected with Wataynikaneyap Power to strengthen its transmission initiative plans. Earlier

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    COMMENT: Safety improved at Ontario mines

    August 8, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    While statistics can’t always tell the whole story, recent numbers indicate Ontario’s mining sector is making further progress on the safety front. For the first three months of 2013, the provincial mining sector had a lost time injury…

  • News

    AWARDS: OMA members earn business excellence honours

    April 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TIMMINS, Ontario – Three Ontario Mining Association members walked off the stage with trophies at the 2013 Nova Business Awards event in Timmins, which was held recently. More than 600 people attended the ceremonies, which were hosted by…