$13 million to support COREM's activities : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES THE SUPPORT PROVIDED FOR MINING R&D BY THE QUÉBEC GOVERNMENT
Québec City, April 12, 2017 – "By securing funding for COREM over the next five years and supporting the development of its hydometallurgy platform, the Québec government is helping to diversify Québec's mineral sector and confirming the...
VAL-D’OR HOSTS THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION'S MAINTENANCE SEMINAR
Québec City, April 4, 2017 – The maintenance seminar organized by the Québec Mining Association (QMA) brought together 130 people to listen to presentations and discuss various topics of current interest in the mining industry, such as technology,...
2017-2018 Québec government budget : MEASURES THAT RESPOND TO SEVERAL CONCERNS RAISED BY THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, March 28, 2017 – The 2017-2018 budget tabled by the Minister of Finance, Carlos Leitão, contains a series of measures that reflect some of the realities facing mining companies. In the view of the Québec Mining Association, the budget...
Increase in mining investment in 2016 : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF RETAINING MOMENTUM
Québec City, March 28, 2017 – For the first time since 2012, mining investment has stopped its decline in Québec. The Institut de la statistique records a slight increase of $63.1 million in 2016 compared to 2015, with a total of $2.56 billion. In...
The Québec Mining Association reacts to the annual survey by the Fraser Institute : QUÉBEC IMPROVES ITS WORLDWIDE RANKING, BUT LOSES GROUND IN CANADA
Québec City, February 28, 2017 – Québec ranks as the 6th most attractive destination for mining investment worldwide according to the annual survey released by the Fraser Institute, moving two places higher compared to last year. The Québec Mining...
THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION SATISFIED BY THE MERN GUIDELINES ON SOCIAL ACCEPTABILITY
Québec City, January 24, 2017 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is satisfied by the guidelines on social acceptability issued by the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles (MERN) and made public by Minister Pierre Arcand. It notes...
Research and development in the mining sector : SOREDEM RECOGNIZES THE WORK OF A STUDENT FROM ROUYN-NORANDA
Québec City, January 18, 2017 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) and the mining research and development corporation SOREDEM are pleased to announce that the 2016 Claude Drouin scholarship has been awarded to Audrey Goulet, originally from...
Government policy direction on land use and development – mining component : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION HOPES THAT REGIONAL COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES WILL SUPPORT MINING DEVELOPMENT
Québec City, January 11, 2017 – Following the publication of the government policy direction on land use and development for mining activities, the Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the government's objective of ensuring that mining...
Study of mining sector benefits commissioned by the Québec Mining Association : EXPENDITURE OF ALMOST $230 MILLION IN THE CAPITALE-NATIONALE REGION
Québec City, January 9, 2017 – Annual expenditure of $228.6 million, 2,603 jobs created or maintained, and a network of 284 suppliers—these are the key points that highlight the importance of the mining industry for the Capitale Nationale region....
Study of mining sector benefits commissioned by the Québec Mining Association : EXPENDITURE OF ALMOST $300 MILLION FOR THE SAGUENAY-LAC-ST-JEAN REGION
Québec City, January 9, 2017 – Annual expenditure of $297.2 million, 2,680 jobs created or maintained, and a network of 478 suppliers—these are the key points that highlight the importance of the mining industry for the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean...