Canadian Mining Journal


Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada


  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: PDAC, Barrick, NV Gold, SAMSSA, and SNC-Lavalin

    December 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada has named Lisa McDonald as its new executive director. She has played a vital role with the association staff for more than 20 years, previously serving and COO for 10 years. McDonald is

  • News

    TAXES: PDAC celebrates METC renewal for 5 years

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Earlier this week Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented a 2018 fiscal update to the House of Commons. His promise to renew the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit for five years, to 2024, has the Prospectors and Developers Association of

  • News

    Financing uptrend continues, PDAC report says

    July 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is an edited summary from the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada report, State of Mineral Finance 2018: Gaining Momentum. For more information and to read the full report, visit www.pdac.ca. After a prolonged downturn in mineral industry activity, 2016

  • AWARDS: PDAC seeks nominations for the next AGM

    June 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada  has opened nominations for outstanding people to receive awards at the 2019 conference to be held in Toronto in March 2019. Winners will be acknowledged at the Awards Gala. If our

  • CONFERENCE: PDAC delegates totaled more than 25,000

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

        TORONTO – Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2018 Convention totaled 25,606, what the association says is a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building

  • PDAC 2018: Bankers discuss lessons learned, exploration and mine finance trends

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Strategic private placements, private equity and joint-venture partnerships are playing an increasing role in financing exploration and development projects in the mining sector, a group of Canadian bankers agreed during a panel discussion at the Prospectors & Developers Association of

  • News

    EQUIPMENT: Connect with Australian suppliers at PDAC

    February 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE, Australia – Opportunity abounds for organisations keen to engage with Australia’s mining supply industry at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention early next month. For the first time, Australian Industry Growth Centre METS Ignited is attending

  • News

    EXPLORATION: PDAC backs move to digital exploration filing

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors and Development Association of Canada believes that mineral discovery rates will increase if the type, quality, quantity and accessibility of geoscience data is improved. Toward that end, it has issued the Exploration Assessment Data Digital Format

  • News

    AWARDS: PDAC names 2018 award recipients

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada has announced the winners of its seven major awards. The presentations will be made at the annual convention at a gala on March 6, 2018. Here is the list: Bill Dennis

  • News

    MEETING: CMIF offers energy and mines ministers a roadmap for the future

    August 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SAINT ANDREWS, N.B. – As the federal and provincial ministers of energy and mining meet this week in this most scenic of seaside towns, the Canadian Mineral Industry Federation has offered them six fundamental policy areas that need to be

  • Feature

    Cautious confidence at PDAC 2017

    April 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Optimism returns to the world’s biggest mining convention.

  • News

    BUDGET 2017: MAC, PDAC share reasons to like federal spending plan

    March 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Yesterday was federal budget day in Canada, and the ruling Liberals brought down their second such undertaking since they were elected in October 2015. Whatever the implications for individuals, both the Mining Association of Canada and the Prospectors