Canadian Mining Journal


Association for Mineral Exploration B.C.


  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: Turquoise Hill, AME, Independence Gold, and Orestone

    June 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Turquoise Hill Resources, headquartered in Vancouver, has named Jo-Anne Dudley its COO. She has 25 years of experience, and has for the last nine years been a key member of the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine technical team. Most recently she

  • AME Roundup: Regional Mining Alliance cements new partnership in BC’s Golden Triangle

    February 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — A new partnership between First Nations, exploration companies and the B.C. government named the British Columbia Regional Mining Alliance (BCRMA) is working well to advance mineral exploration and mining in northwestern British Columbia. That was the message behind

  • News

    AWARDS: Leaders in exploration and development to be recognized at next AME Roundup

    December 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – The Association for Mineral Exploration has announced the winners of its 2018 celebration of excellence award winners. They will be recognized for their significant efforts and contribution to the mining industry. The awards will be handed out on

  • News

    Roundup 2018: AME’s Thome on BC’s mineral politics

    February 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The Association for Mineral Exploration’s (AME) Roundup conference in Vancouver serves as a bellwether for the mining industry as the first major technical event of the new year. The most recent iteration featured the typical discussions on metal prices and

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: AME, Cameco, EnviroLeach, and Nevsun

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Association for Mineral Exploration in Vancouver has welcomed Edie Thome as its new president and CEO. She brings a wealth of experience in government relations, permitting and public affairs as well as on-the-ground experience working with stakeholders, First Nations,

  • Feature

    Message from the Associaton for Mineral Exploration (AME).

    January 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Early in 2016, British Columbia’s mineral exploration and development industry began to show signs of emerging from the depths of a dark and sustained downturn. Although mineral explorers are optimists by nature, as an industry we had been severely challenged

  • First Nations access fees for BC explorers ‘not acceptable,’ says AME BC

    July 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — A policy update put out by the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) suggests there’s something amiss in the B.C. junior exploration sector regarding its working relationship with some aboriginal groups in the province. The organization

  • News

    AWARDS: AME BC releases list of winners for 2015

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) has announced the 2015 recipients of its annual awards presented to individuals or teams for significant contributions to the mineral exploration and development industry. The AME BC Awards Celebration

  • News

    DONATIONS: Teck pie throw raises $1.1M for BC Children’s Hospital

    May 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Mining for Miracles, the BC mining community’s longstanding fundraising campaign for BC Children’s Hospital, raised more than $1 million on May 7 at its signature event, the Teck Celebrity Pie Throw. Participants raised funds…

  • News

    AWARD: AME BC honours the Poliquin pair for global exploration

    January 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) has named Duane and Morgan Poliquin winners of the 2014 Colin Spence Award for global mineral exploration. Duane is chairman and Morgan is president and CEO of…

  • Feature

    AME BC president says

    August 1, 2014 by Gavin C. Dirom*

    Traditionally, summer is the most active exploration time; whether it involves drilling targets at advanced projects, taking rock samples, or flying airborne geophysics.

  • News

    Guarded optimism for 2014 from PI Financial’s Jim Mustard

    February 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – In the final talk of the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia’s (AME BC) Roundup conference, PI Financial’s vice-president of mining investment banking Jim Mustard gave the audience reason to…