Increase in mining investment in 2016 : MINING COMPANIES POISED FOR ACTION ACCORDING TO THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, November 15, 2017 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is pleased to see the increase in mining investment reported in the most recent publication of Québec's institute of statistics (Institut de la statistique du Québec, or ISQ). It...
Cabinet reshuffle : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES THE NEW CABINET ARRANGEMENTS
Québec City, October 11, 2017 – Following the cabinet reshuffle completed by Premier Couillard, the Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the appointment of the new Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and the new Minister of Sustainable...
Québec 2017 job creation awards : THE MINING INDUSTRY IN THE ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE AND NORD-DU-QUÉBEC REGIONS RECOGNIZED FOR ITS CONTRIBUTION TO QUÉBEC'S PROSPERITY
Québec City, October 5, 2017 – The first-ever job creation awards ceremony for Québec, the Prix Créateurs d’emplois du Québec, has highlighted the major contribution made by job creators in developing Québec and its regions. The Québec Mining...
53rd Health and Safety Seminar of the Québec Mining Association WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY: A PRIORITY FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY
Québec City, September 19, 2017 – Even though the accident rate continues to decline, the mining industry remains focused on modernizing its methods in order to remain among the leaders in the field of workplace health and safety. This is why, for...
HEALTH AND SAFETY IN MINES : A CONSTANT PRIORITY FOR THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION AND ITS MEMBERS
Québec City, September 12, 2017 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is disappointed by the public pronouncement made by United Steelworkers, which raises doubts about workplace health and safety conditions in Québec's mines.
"Never, at any...
Pathway to Phytotechnologies at the Montréal Botanical Garden : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION PROVIDES $100,000 IN FINANCIAL SUPPORT
Québec City, June 21, 2017 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is proud to be present at the official launching of work on the Pathway to Phytotechnologies at the Montréal Botanical Garden, for which it has provided $100,000 in financial...
$10 million in support for the BlackRock Metals project : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES THE SUPPORT FOR THE BLACKROCK METALS PROJECT PROVIDED BY THE QUÉBEC GOVERNMENT
Québec City, June 21, 2017 – The financial participation of the Québec government will allow BlackRock Metals to complete detailed engineering plans and the preliminary phases of its open-pit mine to extract iron, vanadium and titanium near...
L’ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE ET LE NORD-DU-QUÉBEC À L’HONNEUR AU CONGRÈS DE L’ASSOCIATION MINIÈRE DU QUÉBEC
Québec, le 15 juin 2017 – C’est avec fierté que l’Association minière du Québec (AMQ) a honoré, lors de son gala annuel, quatre entreprises ayant enregistré, en 2016, les meilleurs résultats en matière de prévention des accidents en leur décernant...
Innovation in the mining sector SOREDEM PROVIDES $134,000 IN FUNDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MINRAIL PROJECT
Québec City, May 29, 2017 – The Société de recherche et développement minier (SOREDEM), a mining research and development organization managed by the Québec Mining Association (QMA), is proud to announce that it will provide $134,000 in funding...
Metals don’t just fall from the sky. And that’s a good thing : THE MINING INDUSTRY LAUNCHES A NEW CAMPAIGN TO HIGHLIGHT THE ESSENTIAL NATURE OF ITS ACTIVITIES IN QUEBECERS EVERYDAY LIFE
Québec City, May 16, 2017 – All the objects we use in our everyday lives come, in one way or another, from mining. From tableware to cellphones, from the bridges we cross to the scissors and needles we use to make clothes, the mining industry is...