Canadian Mining Journal


  • BUDGET: MAC hammers federal lack of competitiveness support

    February 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Yesterday the federal government brought down its 2018 budget with heavy emphasis (read spending) for women’s issues and Indigenous reconciliation. There’s money for science and research and to study how a national “pharmacare” program might work. But not

  • BUDGET: MABC weighs in on provincial budget’s carbon tax mitigation

    February 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VICTORIA, B.C. – The British Columbia government delivered its 2018 budget on Feb. 20, and now the Mining Association of British Columbia takes a look at measures to mitigate the higher costs associated with the carbon tax. For the past

  • CONFERENCES: World Mining Congress 2018 – Call for Papers

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    World Mining Congress 2018: Promotion of fundamental scientific and technological cooperation in the mining industry. ASTANA – On June 19-22, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan, the 25th World Mining Congress (WMC). This is the largest industry event that brings together specialists

  • 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

  • FIRST NATIONS: Nation to Nation Summit

    November 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Characteristics of a Nation-to-Nation Relationship Dialogue Series: National Summit to take place November 27 and 28th.   The Federal Government has committed as a seminal priority for Canada, to pursuing a renewed relationship based on recognition, rights, respect,

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers supports artisanal miners with new grant to DDI

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Diamond Development Initiative has received what it calls another “significant” contribution from the De Beers Group of Companies. The money will be used to promote responsible production and improve the lives and conditions of artisanal diamond miners

  • Facts ‘n’ Figures: Canadian mining by the numbers

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The flood of new data in the past month about Canadian mining and mineral exploration shows an industry getting back on its feet after five tough years, notwithstanding continued difficulties in the potash and uranium subsectors. The Mining Association of

  • SAFETY: Cementation earns gold for safety

    November 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY:  Ontario-based contractor Cementation received a gold award at the Canada Occupation Safety Awards Gala in Toronto in October. The award recognizes the mine and facilities contracting and engineering firm as one of the safest employers in Canada for 2016

  • SAFETY: A salute to mine safety

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER: The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) believes that the safety and health of the global mining workforce is of paramount importance, as evidenced by the creation of its Health and Safety Division in 2014, an increase in the

  • MINING: Queen’s Park Event Envisions the Mine of the Future

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto: Every year for almost 40 years, mining industry leaders meet with provincial decision-makers at Queen’s Park for a full day of events focused on issues that matter to our industry and to the people of Ontario. “Meet the Miners” gives

  • AWARDS: Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Releases 2017 List of Inductees

    October 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO: The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame has released the list of 2017 Inductees. This exemplary group of mining experts, innovators and pioneers provides an outstanding class of Inductees. Canadians are global leaders in the industry and these five Inductees reflect

  • AWARDS: Young Mining Professional Award to honour mining’s best under 40

    October 26, 2016 by John Cumming, The Northern Miner

    At The Northern Miner, they’ve taken good care to honour the old lions and lionesses of the Canadian mining industry with their co-founding and ongoing sponsorship of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame and its annual induction ceremony — which