Vision, Mission & Strategic Plan


Vision, Mission & Strategic Plan

What We Believe

  • Collaboration leads to a sustainable future
  • Membership fosters personal and professional development
  • Engagement expands awareness of the essential contribution mining makes to society


The trusted authority & collective source for advancing mineral industry knowledge, guidelines & best practices​


Cultivate knowledge, best practices & innovation to support​ our members, improve​ awareness of the minerals industry in society & evolve the industry​ responsibly  

Strategic Plan 2021

CIM’s new strategic plan focuses on a three-year outlook consisting of three phases: Recalibrate (2021), Renew (2022) and Revitalize (2023). In collaboration with our technical societies, local branches, expert committees, student chapters and dedicated volunteers, we will forge a sustainable future through our mineral resources.

Read the 2021-2023 CIM Strategic Plan Report

Who We Are and What We Do

Become a CIM Member

A CIM membership can help enhance your professional profile, develop your business network and build your company’s profile. The Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum offers multiple membership types, with different levels of engagement to meet any mining industry professional’s business needs and career goals.

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CIM really is the strongest representation of what mining is.

Tim Skinner, Distinguished Service Award Winner 2019