OTTAWA – The CANADIAN MINING HALL OF FAME (CMHF) has issued its yearly call for nominations that will lead to the induction of a new group of individuals in January 2009.
Nominations of persons who have demonstrated outstanding lifetime achievements to the benefit of the Canadian minerals industry may be made by individuals, firms, and organizations. However, nominations must be channelled through sponsors or associate sponsors of the CMHF. Sponsors include the CIM, the Mining Association of Canada, The Northern Miner and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada. Associate sponsors include the British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan mining associations and the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia.
May 30, 2008, is the recommended deadline for contacting a sponsoring organization about submitting a nomination. July 18, 2008, is the deadline for the sponsoring organization to submit the nomination.
Nominations must include the specific information described in the CMHF’s nomination guidelines. The guidelines and the criteria for selection are available at www.halloffame.mining.ca.