Canadian Mining Journal


Quebec Mining Association Inc


  • INVESTMENT: QMA notes spending uptick in province

    November 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – The Quebec Mining Association is pleased to note the upward trend in mining investment in that province during 2017-18. The provincial ministry of statistics originally estimated that the sector would spend $2.77 billion, but investment topped $3.00 billion

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    FUNDING: QMA welcomes funding of apprenticeship programs

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – The Quebec Mining Association says it welcomes the announcement by the province to put $7.8 million into funding for apprenticeship programs, as outlined by the mining industry. The funding will be used to finance the project “Equipping

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    INVESTMENT: Project owners in Quebec boost spending

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – The Quebec Mining Association says the most recent publication from the Institut de la statistique du Québec (ISQ) is good news. The numbers show that the cyclical downturn of recent years is reversed, and mining companies are

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    OUTLOOK: Quebec Mining Association sees better year ahead

    December 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – The Quebec Mining Association (AMQ) looked back on 2016 and found that the slowdown continued to bite both juniors and seniors alike. The bright spot during the year was the opening of the province’s first diamond mine,

  • MINING: AMQ study traces $5.8B poured into Quebec by the mining sector

    December 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – The Quebec Mining Association (AMQ) has released a study that found annual spending of $5.8 billion by the mining industry in that province creates 45,000 jobs and contributes more than a billion dollars a year to the

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    BUDGET: AMQ welcomes Quebec budget

    March 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – The Association minière du Québec is lauding the province’s latest budget for its support of exploration, infrastructure investment, and push to reduce energy costs. The AMQ has lobbied hard for the government to support the mining industry

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    QUEBEC: Miners urge government action to boost industry

    March 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – The Association minière du Québec is calling on the provincial government to support the mining industry so that investments in new producers will rise in the province. “There has been a sustained reduction of investments since 2013

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    WEBSITE: Open a dialog with Quebec miners at MinesQC.com

    February 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – The communication fund of the Quebec mining industry, Minalliance, created www.MinesQC.com, an online dialog and information platform aimed at bringing together the general public and Quebec’s mining industry.

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    COMMENT: PQ piles taxes on Quebec miners

    May 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As promised in the last provincial election, the Partie Québécoise has slapped new taxes on Quebec’s mining industry. Beginning in 2014 producers will pay either a royalty or a graduated tax on the company’s profit margin…

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    TAXES: Opposition grows to increases in Quebec mining royalties

    April 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – A public petition circulated by the Quebec Mining Association calling on the Quebec government to review its plan to change the mining tax regime in the province has been signed by over 10,000 people.

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    COMMENT: MAC, AMQ decry proposed Quebec mining taxes

    March 26, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Quebec’s reputation as one of the best places to explore for and mine minerals has taken a beating recently. From 2007 to 2010 the Fraser Institute ranked it as the best jurisdiction, but it slipped to fourth in 2011 to fifth in 2012.

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    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Killing the goose that lays golden eggs

    May 16, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    (Editor’s note: Today’s guest editorial looks at how anti-mining activists can damage the vital mineral indust…