Canadian Mining Journal

Ontario Mining Association

  • News

    EDUCATION: OMA launches “This is Mining” to share rich history

    June 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – To celebrate its 100th Anniversary, the Ontario Mining Association has created #ThisIsMining, a campaign that takes a fresh look at the role of mining in our lives and in our province.  The achievements, the people, the progress, the legacy.

  • Feature

    Inspiring teachers to inspire students

    February 1, 2019 by Chris Hodgson

    Mining education tours shine light on modern industry

  • LEADERSHIP: Business calls for Ontario resources strategy

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Earlier this week, representatives from Indigenous business, mining, mineral exploration, forestry, local government and others issued a call for the Ontario government to develop a provincial natural resource strategy with specific actions. The need to develop such

  • Changing mines: Ontario on the cusp of the future

    February 1, 2018 by Chris Hodgson

    Report on advances in Ontario’s mining industry from the OMA

  • CONTEST: OMA launches real-life mining challenge

    November 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Ontario Mining Association, which represents some of the world’s leading resources companies operating in Ontario, is partnering with three Ontario universities: University of Toronto (Lassonde Institute of Mining), Queen’s University (Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining) and Laurentian University

  • WATER TREATMENT: New genomic research gets $3.7M boost

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HOUSTON, Texas – The is a new collaborative industry and academic initiative, led by the University of Toronto, to conduct research and develop solutions for managing wastewater and reducing environmental footprint for mine development and operations has been given a

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    SAFETY: Ontario meets zero fatality goal in 2016

    January 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – Ontario Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn was recently in this northern mining town to announce new requirements to improve the health and safety of the province’s miner. At the same time, he confirmed there had been zero

  • Feature

    ‘Zero harm’ safety remains our core focus

    February 1, 2016 by Chris Hodgson, Ontario Mining Association President

    Ontario’s mining industry is highly diverse, comprising companies big and small that extract and process a wide range of mineral commodities, including gold, nickel, copper, salt, diamonds and a number of industrial minerals. Notwithstanding the differences among the 85 companies

  • News

    OMA recognizes talented high school students

    June 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Ontario Mining Association’s “So You Think You Know Mining” (SYTYKM) competition is an annual event designed to recognize the video talents of high school students across the province.

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    CAPITAL SPENDING: OMA outlines plans worth $8.5-B in Ontario

    December 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New mines and mine expansions are reinforcing the mineral sector’s role in the foundation of Ontario’s economy. Ontario’s economy is going through the pains of transformation as it moves from a manufacturing base to a service and knowledge…

  • News

    OUTREACH: Teachers tour Nickel Rim South mine

    October 7, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – This year 30 teachers had the opportunity to tour Xstrata’s Nickel Rim South mine near Sudbury thank…

  • Feature

    Association Plays A Key Role In Getting Mining Back On Its Feet

    January 1, 2010 by Chris Hodgson

    Mining in Ontario not only has a key role to play in reviving the province’s economy but it can be a catalyst to help push us towards a newer and greener society. There is no getting around the fact t…