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Nov 24. 2021

CIM is more than an organization – it is a community of people who share a common passion for the mining industry. We would like to extend our condolences to friends and family of the deceased as we remember those who have passed away. Though they are no longer with us, their work and accomplishment...

Nov 17. 2021

CIM Academy is an online learning resource with video and supplemental content from conference presentations, workshops, webinars and more. Material includes open access and paywalled content. For subscription information visit cim.org/academy/pricing. To access content create a profile at academy.c...

Oct 27. 2021

October 27, 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada — Yesterday the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) signed an agreement whereby GMG will formally become an independent legal entity, after nine years as a special committee under CIM’s Su...

Oct 13. 2021

CIM President-Elect Anne Marie Toutant tees off at the CIM Toronto Branch annual CIM/CMP Frank Grieco Memorial Golf Tournament CIM branches across the country hit the greens this summer, after the 2020 golf tournaments were cancelled due to COVID-19. And branch members were thrilled to be back. Asi...

Sep 29. 2021

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR Recognizing the pivotal role played by Indigenous peoples in the mining industry, CIM’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee is pleased to host National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - a conversation with Joseph Wabegijig. This virtual event slated for September 30...

Jul 16. 2021

Christopher Marilley is a seasoned meeting and convention professional with over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality and tourism sector. He is a proven leader/executive having led sales and convention services teams with global hotel chains where he also served on the executive group. He also ov...

Jun 14. 2021

June 14, 2021, Montréal, Québec. The development of guidelines, best practices and standards are strategic pillars of CIM. We recently reconfirmed this during an extensive outreach exercise to inform CIM's new strategic plan. The work of the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) -- a constituent Comm...

May 06. 2021

New president Pierre Julien wants to build up support for CIM and promote the high-tech nature of the industry By Carolyn Gruske Pierre Julien is the type of person who is undaunted in the face of difficult situations and meets challenges head on. Julien is the vice-president of DRA Global, but in...

May 06. 2021

Nouveau Monde CEO believes planning, preparation and on-staff experts have the company’s mining project on track By Carolyn Gruske While developing a graphite mine and processing facility in Quebec may seem like a gamble since these kinds of operations are not common outside of China, Eric Desauln...

May 06. 2021

Jerry Asp reflects on his work as co-founder of the Tahltan Nation Development Corporation and offers advice on what the mining industry can do to foster Indigenous success By Samuel Haughton How can the mining industry work together with Indigenous communities to empower them to become resilient ...

May 06. 2021

Osisko Metals president and COO Jeff Hussey explains how underinvestment in base metals could lead the mining industry to miss out on the upcoming super-cycle By Matthew Parizot Metals markets are changing rapidly. The end of the COVID-19 pandemic and increased demand for clean technologies and in...

May 03. 2021

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is proud to have represented the Canadian mining industry for 123 years. As with many organizations, the global pandemic threatened to impact how CIM supports its members, partners and the broader mining, minerals, metals and materials...

May 03. 2021

The opening plenary for the CIM 2021 Virtual Convention + Expo focused on innovations to operations and relationships with local communities over the past year By Matthew Parizot 'The COVID-19 pandemic shook the entire world, and the mining industry was no exception. Although some parts of the wor...

Apr 30. 2021

April 30, 2021, Montréal, Québec. Recognizing and celebrating the contributions, achievements and excellence of the mining and minerals industry’s finest is a tradition that CIM carries out each year. Through the CIM-Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence, we recognize those individuals and companies...

Apr 26. 2021

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is pleased to announce the selection of the 2023-2024 Incoming President-Elect, Mike Cinnamond. Mike Cinnamond is the senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer of B2Gold Corp. Prior to joining B2Gold in 2013, he was...

Apr 20. 2021

A message from CIM CEO, Angela Hamlyn As we come to celebrate National Volunteer Week, it is important to look back on the year and the many victories, big and small, we have shared over an unpredictable and sometimes difficult year. Given the challenges we’ve all had to confront, your contribution...

Apr 19. 2021

Make your CIM membership even more rewarding Ask any CIM volunteer about their experience and they will have something positive to say, whether it was because they met new people and built a network, challenged themselves and learned something new, or gained a feeling of self-fulfillment and belong...

Mar 26. 2021

Publication: Mobile Equipment Open Data, Report on Industry Challenges and Next Steps The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published Mobile Equipment Open Data: A Report on Industry Challenges and Next Steps. This report summarizes the results of workshops and individual outreach within the ...

Mar 16. 2021

Congratulations to the 2020 winners of the Maintenance, Engineering and Reliability Society scholarships! Pedro Pablo Vasquez-Coronado Kolter Weaver Muyoya Dominic Kabinga Blake Biagio Lapadula  Kyle Macpherson  Kaitlyn De Moree Van Lierde  Read more...

Mar 11. 2021

The CIM Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) will take place via videoconference on Sunday, May 2, 2021, from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT).The meeting will feature a brief summary of the Institute's activities over the past year, audite...

Feb 05. 2021

Do you have an idea for a webinar that would be appropriate for educating the CIM membership community and the broader mining industry? If so, we invite you to contribute a webinar proposal and collaborate with us to deliver high quality education and training through our CIM Knowledge Exchange webi...

Dec 18. 2020

We will be closed for the holidays from December 24, 2020, and returning on January 4, 2021. In accordance with the Quebec government’s instruction, our offices will remain closed until January 11, though staff will be working remotely during that time. We wish you a safe and pleasant holiday season...

Dec 18. 2020

Dear CIM Family, How does one begin to reflect on the exceptional year this was? Many of us commenced 2020 with – at the very least – the promise of a year reflecting the symmetry of the digits. Most of us have likely not yet fully internalized what has transpired in the past months and what it wil...

Dec 17. 2020

• NexTech’s live streaming video and in-booth AR capabilities enable mining solution providers to showcase their technologies on a global stage • Canada has long been a dominant mining jurisdiction that will be augmented with NexTech’s enhanced experiences at this year’s CIM Convention + Expo • Ne...

Dec 16. 2020

CIM is more than an organization – it is a community of people who share a common passion for the mining industry. We would like to extend our condolences to friends and family of the deceased as we remember those who have passed away. Though they are no longer with us, their work and accomplishment...

Nov 19. 2020

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) has decided to make its 2021 Convention and Expo a fully online event, to be held May 3-6, 2021. The decision comes as a result of the continuing uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic and CIM prioritizing the health and safety of...

Sep 16. 2020

A new CIM society dedicated to the health and well-being of the people in our industry Since CIM was founded in 1898, safety in the mining industry has improved dramatically. As these workplaces have grown safer, so have expectations of what can and should be done to ensure the safety of the workfo...

Sep 08. 2020

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CIM partners with Edumine to provide online professional development training for mining professionals CIM National members can save 15% on Edumine courses to help them further their careers  MONTREAL, QC, Sept...

Aug 20. 2020

To help students through an uncertain 2020-2021 school year, CIM has put together this resource centre with links to health advisories, scholarships, direct links to the CIM Mentorship Program and technical resources such as the CIM Academy, OneMine and CIM Technical Paper libraries, and advice on h...

Jun 21. 2020

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day. In Canada, June 21st is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and the outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In 2018, we met Martha Manuel – now Manager, Indigenous Relations at N...

May 14. 2020

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 May 14, 2020, Montréal, Québec. The celebration and recognition of excellence within the mining and minerals industry is a tradition of which CIM is extremely proud. The CIM Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence is an occasion the mini...

Mar 24. 2020

March 24, 2020, Montréal, Québec. In accordance with and respect to the recent announcement by the Québec provincial government regarding the closure of all non-essential businesses, the CIM National office is closed effective 5:00 PM today, March 24, 2020.  As of early last week, we have provided ...

Mar 18. 2020

As we explore new and creative ways to deliver content, encourage discussions and above all, remain connected, we have compiled a list of resources to help you navigate these challenging times. We hope you find it useful. Government of Canada COVID-19 Information Service 1-833-784-4397 Work resour...

Mar 13. 2020

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 March 13, 2020, Montréal, Québec. Due to the current circumstances, and in the best interest of the minerals and metals community, the CIM Convention and Exhibition 2020, scheduled to take place from May 3 to 6, 2020, is cancelled. The...

Mar 11. 2020

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 To the CIM Community: Our annual signature event, the CIM Convention & Expo is set to begin on May 2, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Rest assured that the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)...

Feb 27. 2020

The Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) will be held in Room 206 of 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, V6C 0C3, on Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 1) Consider and approve the minutes of the previous Annual General Me...

Feb 18. 2020

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2020, Montréal, Québec. One of the strategic goals of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is to expand awareness of the essential contribution mining makes to society. To...

Feb 14. 2020

CIM has partnered with Science North to develop a mineral literacy program to increase awareness of the vauable contribution our industry makes to society By Michele Beacom Mining has an essential role in a greener and sustainable future, yet most Canadians don’t realize that. There is a widesprea...

Feb 03. 2020

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 Deborah McCombe deborah.mccombe@rpacan.com Garth Kirkham garth.kirkham@crirsco.com For Immediate Release 2019 Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Best Practice Guidelines Adopted by CIM Council February 3, 2020, Montreal, Quebec...

Dec 31. 2019

CIM is more than an organization – it is a community of people who share a common passion for the mining industry. We would like to extend our condolences to friends and family of the deceased as we remember those who have passed away. Though they are no longer with us, their work and accomplishment...

Dec 20. 2019

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 --> For Immediate Release CIM and Science North Collaborate on a Nationwide Program to Increase Mineral Literacy for Canadians MONTRÉAL, December 19, 2019 – The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum (CIM) has part...

Dec 19. 2019

SUDBURY, December 9, 2019 – The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), a trusted voice for leading industry expertise in Canada for the past 121 years, is pleased to announce its partnership with Beyond Digital Transformation 2020 (BDT2020), to be held in Sudbury on February 5...

Dec 17. 2019

1250-3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. WestWestmount, QC, CanadaH3Z 3C1 William Roscoe william.roscoe@rpacan.com416-947-0907 Keith Spence knspence@globalmining.ca416-362-0007 For Immediate Release 2019 CIMVAL Code for the Valuation of Mineral Properties Adopted by CIM December 16, 2019, Montreal, Quebe...

Dec 06. 2019

After two successful years connecting mining industry challenges with the right people, process and technology solutions, the third annual Beyond Digital Transformation (BDT2020) held in Sudbury on February 5-6, 2020, will expand its digital reach to connect with the true “future” of mining. This ye...

Dec 03. 2019

Submitted by Irene Gosende-Seeney and Michael Sue, Rocks & Stocks Co-chairs The topics at this year's annual Rocks & Stocks in Toronto were right off the front pages; Tailings and M&A.  The 6th annual edition of this professional development day was presented through the joint effort of...

Oct 24. 2019

The CIM Montreal branch welcomed its latest speaker, John Jentz, to the city with a packed house, during its most recent networking and education event. Fifty people showed up at the Bier Markt restaurant to listen to Jentz, who is vice-president corporate development and investor relations at Sema...

Sep 03. 2019

CIM Toronto Branch uses corporate sponsorship dollars to foster future miners with a student mine tour What happens when a CIM branch has a strong corporate sponsorship base? They use those sponsorship funds to foster the next generation of miners. Last spring CIM Toronto Branch put out a general c...

Jul 29. 2019

Katary is one of the 2019 CIM-Bedford Canadian Young Mining Leaders Award winners Shannon Katary is a storyteller, and she puts those skills to use by shedding light on deep mining practices in her role as Director of Marketing and Communications for Maestro Digital Mine. “When I started working i...

Jul 08. 2019

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon and Dr. Claire Deschênes, engineers featured in the Women of Innovation book, were announced as two of the 83 new appointees to the Order of Canada on June 27, 2019.  The book, published in 2017 by CIM and the Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM (MetSoc), provides a unique o...

Jun 20. 2019

At the CIM Special General Meeting in April 2019, which followed the CIM Annual General Meeting, proposed changes to the CIM By-Law that have taken place since the last ratification in 2017 were voted on and passed unanimously. CIM National has created an electronic voting tool to enable CIM member...

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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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We need strong partnerships between industry, academia, and government to come up with environmentally and socially conscious solutions in mining. The CIM community is a fundamental link in these partnerships.

Sebastian Avalos Sotomayor, PhD Mining Engineering Candidate, Queen’s University