Canadian Mining Journal


Ontario Mining Association


  • Feature

    Road to Riches

    February 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    For the past two decades, the Ontario Mining Association has published several reports on the contribution of the mining industry to the provincial economy and in keeping with this practice, the OMA is once again proud to have been instrumental…

  • Feature

    Study outlines strengths of Ontario’s mining industry

    February 1, 2013 by Chris Hodgson

    “Mining: Dynamic and Dependable for Ontario’s Future” is an important economic impact study, which was released in December 2012.  It could not have been completed without the support of Ontario Mining Association members, who…

  • News

    OPINION: Golden opportunities

    November 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Mineral exploration spending in Canada will top $4 billion for 2012, up 33% from a year earlier, according to figures from the Ontario Mining Association. This country remains a favoured place for explorationists of all sizes because of its…

  • News

    50TH ANNIVERSARY: Redpath celebrates half-century

    October 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The Ontario Mining Association is pleased to congratulate member JS Redpath on reaching its 50th company birthday on Oct 26, 2012. Recently, a gala event to acknowledge this milestone was held at Memorial Gardens in North Bay, which attracted…

  • GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Xstrata’s commitment to biodiversity

    August 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Ontario Mining Association member Xstrata Copper Canada, Kidd Operations through its financial and in-kind support of the Mattagami Sturgeon Restoration Project is giving new life to a fish species designated as of “special concern” by the…

  • News

    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Is constant change the new status quo in the global economy?

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    A financial expert presented, in an address to Ontario Mining Association directors, changing social and economic forces that are altering markets for their products and services in the future world. Gareth Watson, VP of investment management…

  • News

    AWARDS: NAP receives safety, exploration honours

    May 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TORONTO – North American Palladium has been honoured twice, for both its outstanding safety performance as well as its exploration achievements.

  • UNDERGROUND AQUACULTURE: How many fish per tonne?

    May 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Ontario Mining Association member Vale, after a successful pilot project, will soon be producing fish near its underground greenhouse at the Creighton mine in Sudbury. When they resurface, the subterranean grown fish will be released for…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Innovative CSR solutions for troubled Attawapiskat

    April 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Older CMJ readers will remember how the mining companies built remote projects in the middle of the last century. First they found and explored a deposit far from civilization. Next they made a development decision that included building a…

  • News

    ONTARIO BUDGET: OMA examines latest financial plan

    March 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Everyone will be called upon in different and sometimes unequal ways to make a contribution to improve the province’s finances in the future, according to the budget delivered by Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan on March 27, 2012. “Strong…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Mining can help dig Ontario out of debt

    February 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Ontario’s growing mineral industry can offer hope and opportunity to individuals and also assistance to government with its deficit problem. This was the message in a letter sent from Ontario Mining Association president Chris Hodgson to…

  • Feature

    Forget the window, let’s take advantage of the emerging double-door wide opportunity for mining in Ontario

    February 1, 2012 by Chris Hodgson

    Mprovince today, mining is a $10 billion per year business, which employs about 27,000 directly. Canada’s mining industry is poised to make up to $140 billion in new investments in the next five years, much of it in Ontario.