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2013-05-08Diversity of opinions at Women in Mining forum

More than 100 participants engaged in this year’s thought-provoking Women in Mining forum. Discussions touched on female employment gaps in mining, specifically in non-traditional and senior management roles, along with company strategies for encouraging and increasing diversity and a philosophical and sociological dissection of gender. Read on for event highlights.


2013-05-07CIM's gems sparkle at annual awards gala

More than 500 of Canada’s brightest mining stars gathered for the 2013 CIM Awards Gala last night. Terrence Bowles, outgoing president, handed out CIM fellowship plaques and recognized 50-year CIM members. He also announced CIM’s Distinguished Lecturer awards. The John T. Ryan safety trophies, special recognition and various other national awards were also presented over the course of the evening. Read event highlights and see the full list of 2013 CIM Award Winners.


2013-05-07CIM Convention plenary digs deep into what makes leaders succeed

The wide-ranging, thoughtful and candid discussion in this year’s signature plenary session touched on the struggles leaders face today, which include skittish investors and a sometimes antagonistic public. Learn more.


2013-05-06New name for CIM Maintenance Engineering and Reliability Society

Maintenance, Engineering and Reliability (MER) Society chair Ted Knight, and vice-chair/chair-elect Jo-Anne Boucher, along with all of their members, are proud to announce a new name for their technical society: Maintenance, Engineering and Reliability (MER). Learn more.


2013-05-03Ontario Minister of Education officially opens 2013 M4S show

CIM’s M4S (Mining for Society - the educational public show on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Materials) show got off to a terrific start as Liz Sandals, Ontario’s Minister of Education, cut the ribbon officially opening the eighth annual event, held in Toronto on May 2. Learn more.


2013-03-13Queen's takes crown at Canadian Mining Games

This year’s Mining Games, which opened with much fanfare on March 7 with a banquet at the elegant Le Windsor Hotel in Montreal’s Old Port, picked up steam over the weekend as teams from 10 schools pitted themselves against each other in 25 competitions, and came to a close with an Awards Gala banquet at the scenic Chalet de Mont-Royal, where Queen’s University was announced as the gold medallist. Find out how other schools performed.


2013-03-06Minister of International Trade announces conclusion of FIPAs at Franco Mine 2013

The Honourable Ed Fast, Canada’s Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, announced Monday the conclusion of foreign investment promotion and protection agreement (FIPA) negotiations with Cameroon and Zambia. Read more.


2013-03-06Espley receives WIM’s Trailblazer Award

Samantha Espley was presented with the Trailblazer Award at the Women in Mining (WIM) International reception, held at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada on March 5. Learn what makes Espley a leading lady in the industry.


2013-02-12MES Vancouver welcomes Mauro Chiesa for talk on JVs and mining

The Joint Venture and Mining: A Fragile Marriage


2013-01-23Remapping CIM

New district structure strengthens ties between branches and CIM National


2012-11-26CIM’s Lima Branch to host innovation conference

The Lima, Peru CIM Branch will host the “Innovations in Mining 2013” conference at the Marriott Hotel Lima from November 29 to 30.


2012-11-16Peruvians welcome new CIM Branch in Lima

CIM officially opened the Lima, Peru CIM Branch on November 12. Around 75 people attended the event, which was held at the Cuzco Room of the Westin Hotel in Lima, and organized by Branch chair Bertrand de Windt.


2012-11-12Québec Mines 2012

The Québec Mines event provides a unique opportunity for visitors of all ages to explore the fascinating world of geosciences and minerals.


2012-10-23Safety & Reliability Symposium 2012: focus on risk management

The U.S. city of Minneapolis will host this year’s Safety & Reliability Symposium from November 13 to 15.


2012-10-02Strong demand for CIM-Schulich MBA program

The MBA program Global Mining Management established between CIM and York University’s Schulich School of Business is already bearing fruit.


2012-09-26CIM launches second cohort of Leading in Mining

Join CIM’s Leading in Mining and improve in real-time your leadership skills to better face the challenges of leading in today’s global mining industry.


2012-09-18SDTC announces call for applications for clean technology funding

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is accepting applications for funding from entrepreneurs


2012-09-10CMIC executive director search

The Canada Mining Innovation Council is searching for a new executive director to replace the current director who will retire at the end of March 2013.


2012-08-23Invitation to meeting and workshop at MINExpo

CIM Mining Standards and Guidelines Committee – Invitation to meeting and workshop at MINExpo


2012-08-23Professional Development Seminar Series

The 2012 Professional Development Seminar Series – three courses in September


2012-08-08Call for Papers - World Mining Congress 2013

For more information, visit the WMC 2013 site.


2012-07-26The Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences’ (CFES) July newsletter is out!

Read about Canada’s growing efforts in promoting and protecting geoheritage


2012-07-04Transforming the way CIM does business

In its quest to provide outstanding service to its members, CIM is proud to unveil its new website. The portal enhances your browsing experience with its new dynamic features:


2012-06-27Be a part of the new CIM Magazine experience online!

CIM has officially relaunched the online version of CIM Magazine.


2012-06-26Nova Scotia Society 125th anniversary

The Mining Society of Nova Scotia (“MSNS”) celebrated its 125th anniversary last week by holding its Annual General Meeting at the historic Keltic Lodge, Ingonish, Nova Scotia. A record-breaking 200 attendees included people from across Canada, including the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum’s (CIM) President, Mr. Terry Bowles, and President Elect, Mr. Bob Schaeffer.


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