Links & Resources

Mining Information Sources

Interactive Map of Mining in Ontario 
Interactive Map of Aboriginal Mining Agreements
The Canadian Encyclopedia - Mining 
Ontario's Natural Resources - Minerals and Mining 
The Northern Miner: Mining Explained 
Green Mining Initiative Video 
Vidéo Initiative mines vertes 
Minerals in Our Environment  
Mining Glossary 
Mining Technology 
Natural Resources Canada 
Minerals Education Coalition 
Geoscientists Canada 
World Gold Council 
The Gold Series: Infographics by Visual Capitalist 
Silver Institute  
Salt Institute  
Nickel Institute 
Nickel Producers Environmental Research Association 
Copper Development Association 
European Copper Institute  
International Lead Zinc Research Organization 
International Zinc Association  
International Platinum Group Metals Association 
International Molybdenum Association 
International Tungsten Industry Association 
International Council on Mining and Metals  
OneMine (collection of mining and minerals based research)

Publications, Blogs & social networking SITES

Canadian Mining Journal
Canadian Mining News
International Prospecting and Mining Journal
The Northern Miner
Republic of Mining
Geology Degrees
The Weird and Wonderful World of Mining

Mining-Related Organizations

Mine Environment Neutral Drainage (MEND)
National Orphaned/Abandoned Mines Initiative (NOAMI)
MSTA: the Mining Suppliers Trade Association (Canada)
Canadian Dam Association
Canadian Land Reclamation Association
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
Canadian Mining Hall of Fame
Workplace Safety North
PDAC Mining Matters
Women in Mining Toronto Branch & learn about WIM's Weekend to End Women's Cancers Fundraising Team
Women in Mining Education Foundation
Ontario Stone Sand and Gravel Association
Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregate (SERA)
Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association
Canadian Diamond Drilling Association

National, Provincial & Territorial Mining Associations

Mining Association of Canada
Alberta Chamber of Resources
Yukon Chamber of Mines
Mining Association of British Columbia
Mining Association of Manitoba
Mining Association of Nova Scotia 
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
Northern Prospectors Association
Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA)
Northwest Territories and Nunavut Chamber of Mines
Northwest Mining Association
Quebec Mining Association
L'Association de l'exploration minière du Québec
Saskatchewan Mining Association
Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association

Research & TRAINING Organizations

Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization (CAMIRO)
Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC)
Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)
Mining Exploration Research Centre (MERC)
Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO)
Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT)
Fraser Institute
OneMine, a global online digital research centre 
International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII)

Ontario Government Departments/Agencies Related to Mining

Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Geology Ontario
Ministry of Natural Resources
Ministry of the Environment
Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
Ministry of Labour 
Ministry of Economic Development and Growth 
Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science 
Ontario Biodiversity Council 
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) 


Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR)     
Skills Canada-Ontario  
TalentEgg Career Incubator
Ontario Centres of Excellence
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Earth Sciences Canada - Careers 
North Superior Workforce Planning Board Employment & Training Hub 
Career Crate 
The More You Dig - Careers 
jobGurus Canada - Mining Jobs

LEARN MORE about building a career in mining. Check out a selection of SCHOLARSHIPS in mining-related fields of study, and visit our MINING JOBS page for a list of sites with information on current employment opportunities.


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