Regulation respecting the regulatory scheme applying to activities on the basis of their environmental impact: Finally!
Québec City, September 2, 2020 – The Québec Mining Association welcomes the publication of the new Regulation respecting the regulatory scheme applying to activities on the basis of their environmental impact (known in French as the “REAFIE”)...
Health and safety in mines : RAGLAN MINE ACHIEVES CANADA-WIDE RECOGNITION
Québec City, May 20, 2020 – The Québec Mining Association, proud as ever of its members’ achievements, congratulates Glencore’s Raglan Mine on its performance at the recent award ceremony organized by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy...
Resumption of mining activities : WORKER HEALTH AND SAFETY THE MAIN PRIORITY FOR THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, April 13, 2020 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the decision by the Québec government to no longer restrict mining activities to minimum care and maintenance. It emphasizes that respect for workers and for their health...
Québec government budget for 2020-2021 : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION DISAPPOINTED BY THE LACK OF SUPPORT FOR MINING DEVELOPMENT
Québec City, March 10, 2020 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is disappointed by the 2020-2021 budget tabled by the Minister of Finance, since it was hoping to see more measures specifically designed to stimulate mining activities.
Annual survey of mining jurisdiction attractiveness by the Fraser Institute : THE WORST RANKING SINCE 2014 NOTES THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, February 25, 2020 – Québec has been hit with some bad news, following the publication of the annual survey by the Fraser Institute of mining jurisdiction attractiveness around the world. Québec has dropped from 4th to 18th place, its...
LAUNCHING OF TOOLS TO FACILITATE SKILLS UPGRADING IN THE TRANSITION TOWARDS MINING 4.0
Québec City, January 22, 2020 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA), the Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre de l'industrie des mines (CSMO Mines) and the Institut national des mines du Québec (INMQ) have joined forces to equip mining companies and...
Canadian Mining Hall of Fame : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION WELCOMES THE INDUCTION OF EBE SCHERKUS
Québec City, January 10, 2020 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is pleased to note the induction of Eberhard (Ebe) Scherkus to the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame (CMHF), in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the mining industry in...
The Québec Mining Association reviews 2019 - SOME PROGRESS… AND SOME REVERSES FOR QUÉBEC’S MINING INDUSTRY
Québec City, December 18, 2019 – No major changes for the mining industry occurred in 2019 and the Québec Mining Association (QMA) considers that the outcome is generally positive, although it has some reservations for coming years.
QUÉBEC MUST DEFINE ITS POSITION IN THE STRATEGIC MINERALS MARKET, SAYS THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, November 19, 2019 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the decision by the Québec government to launch a consultation on Québec’s role in the development of strategic and critical minerals, in particular to develop the...
AN UNEXPECTEDLY SMALL INCREASE IN MINING INVESTMENT NOTED BY THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, November 14, 2019 – After forecasting mining investment of around $3.57 billion in 2018, the Institut de la statistique du Québec (ISQ) has reported actual investment of $3.26 billion, a 7% increase over 2017. According to the Québec...