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Meet the Miners 2021: Future Forward Mining

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 08:40 AM

On October 27, 2021, the Ontario Mining Association (OMA) held Meet the Miners at Queen’s Park as a dynamic online experience for the second year in a row. Meet the Miners is an annual event at which industry leaders meet with provincial decision-makers to share achievements, and to discuss issues of consequence to the industry and Ontarians. For 43 years, Meet the Miners has offered members of the Legislative Assembly and senior mining executives a platform to build relationships...

This Is Mining: the Podcast Wins Canadian Podcast Award

#ThisIsMining: the Podcast Wins Best Outstanding Branded Series at the Canadian Podcast Awards

Posted on Monday, August 30, 2021 10:48 AM

#ThisIsMining: the Podcast has won best Outstanding Branded Series at PODCAMP TORONTO’s fourth annual CANADIAN PODCAST AWARDS, celebrating outstanding podcasts produced by Canadian podcasters, editors, and producers.  

#ThisIsMining: the Podcast explores stories of human transformation connected to Ontario’s mining industry, STEM-related themes and examples of how mining is today’s technology, tackling the most pressing challenges facing our generation. The podcast takes a deep...

Natasha Vaz

OMA Announces New Board Chair, Pays Tribute to Outgoing Chair

Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2021 05:20 AM

The Ontario Mining Association is pleased to announce Natasha Vaz as the designated incoming Chair of its Board of Directors. Effective September 2021, Ms. Vaz will become the first woman to serve in this role. She will succeed Mike McCann, who leaves the OMA to accept the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC). 

“Natasha and I have served together on the OMA Board and I have no doubt that the skills and leadership capabilities...


Winners of the 2020 Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Industry Award and $5,000 Student Bursary Announced

Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 05:00 AM


The Canadian Land Reclamation Association - Ontario Chapter has announced the winners of the 2020 Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Industry Award and Student Bursary. The annual awards were established in 2007 to encourage the pursuit of excellence in mine reclamation and to recognize and promote, to the mining industry and environmental community at large, outstanding achievement in the practice of mine reclamation in Ontario. 

This year’s industry prize...


Meet the Miners 2020 Highlights the Role of Mining as an Essential Industry Critical to Ontario's Economic Revival

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 05:45 AM

Ontario Mining Association’s 2020 centennial proved to be a challenging year, which has profoundly changed the way we live and work. Like everyone else, our association has made changes to adapt during this unprecedented period, postponing, rescheduling or moving events online. Thus, on October 28, 2020, our annual Meet the Miners at Queen's Park event was transformed into a digital experience. 

Meet the Miners is an opportunity for industry leaders to meet with provincial policy-makers...