PDAC: The World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention

About PDAC 2019

Date: 3 - 6 March 2019 Location: Toronto, Canada The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development...
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PDAC 2019 Convention: An event you cannot afford to miss

The PDAC 2019 Convention—the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention—returns to Toronto from 3 – 6 March 2019.
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Communities to benefit from mining through “social licences to mine”

The Mining Sector cannot be looked at in isolation – it is the "engine room" of every economy in a country with substantial mineral resources.

Imilingo and the future of alluvial diamond mining

Imilingo Mineral Processing has made massive inroads into Africa’s alluvial diamond mining sector thanks to its unique dredging and sorting technology.
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PDAC 2019 Awards Honour Industry Leaders

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is excited to announce that six top international and domestic performers have been selected in recognition...

The mining community is sick of waiting for DMR

Following another series of fatal incidents across underground mines sites what is South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources doing to create change?

Rio Tinto and Alcoa launch carbon-free aluminium smelting process

Rio Tinto and Alcoa Corporation have announced a revolutionary process to make aluminium that produces oxygen and eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process.

BMI Research: continued strength depends on restraint

BMI Research is a unit of the Fitch Group. In 2017, miners posted strong financial results across the board, driven by higher metal prices. As the industry...

BBE Consulting opens satellite office in Canada

BBE Consulting, the internationally recognised mine ventilation and bulk air conditioning specialist, is now expanding its global footprint to Canada. BBE works alongside mining clients...

De Beers places Snap Lake mine in Canada on care and...

The De Beers Group of Companies will place its Snap Lake mine on care and maintenance following a review of the mine’s operation, particularly...

Rio Tinto Kitimat smelter: Modernised facility begins production

Canada - Preparations have begun for the first aluminium shipments of metal from the world-class Rio Tinto Kitimat smelter in Canada following an extensive modernisation of the...

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