Canadian Mining Journal


Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada


  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    PDAC: De Beers, Mountain Province take home award for Gahcho Kue

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada passed out numerous awards to industry leaders at its annual awards gala on March 7. De Beers Canada and Mountain Province Diamonds shared the Viola R. MacMillan Award for their success

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    PDAC: 2017 convention exceeds expectations

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada‘s 2017 convention totalled 24,161 – a strong indication that confidence has returned to the mineral exploration and mining industry, says the organization. The annual gathering is the world’s largest

  • CONFERENCE: PDAC 2017 brings aboriginal communities and industry together

    February 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Canada’s mineral exploration and mining community will gather in Toronto from March 5 to 8 for the annual Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention. A highlight of the PDAC Convention is the Aboriginal Program that provides an important