Updating of the environmental authorization rules : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS THE DECISION TO CONTINUE WORK ON REGULATIONS TO REFLECT THE ISSUES
Québec City, July 19, 2018 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) notes the decision by the Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Isabelle Melançon, to postpone the coming into force of the new...
Québec's energy transition, innovation and efficiency master plan : THE MINING INDUSTRY HAS ALREADY OPTED FOR THE ENERGY TRANSITION, SAYS THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, June 13, 2018 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the energy transition, innovation and efficiency master plan released by the Québec government. It points out that, although work remains to be done, the mining industry...
FOUR MINING COMPANIES IN THE ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE AND NORD-DU-QUÉBEC REGIONS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR HEALTH AND SAFETY PERFORMANCE
Québec City, June 11, 2018 – Good workplace health and safety (WHS) performance was once again rewarded by the Québec Mining Association (QMA) at its annual convention, when F.J. O’Connell trophies were presented to companies that have focused on...
Government support for the Centre for mining excellence – Innovation, automation and information technologies : WELCOME NEWS FOR THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, May 22, 2018 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the announcement by the Québec government that it will provide financial support to help the organization 48e Nord International set up a centre for mining excellence –...
AROUND ONE HUNDRED MINING SECTOR WORKERS GATHER FOR THE GROUND CONTROL SEMINAR
Québec City, April 26, 2018 – Around 100 people working in the mining industry gathered at the Ground Control Seminar organized by the Québec Mining Association (QMA) to listen to talks and discuss best practices in the field of ground control,...
THE MINING INDUSTRY HONOURED AT THE MERCURIADES 2018 AWARDS CEREMONY
Québec City, April 20, 2018 – In a sign of the socio-economic importance of the mining industry for Québec, the Québec Mining Association (QMA) was proud to see five of its members honoured at the high-profile Mercuriades awards ceremony organized...
Increase in mining investment : the response of the Québec Mining Association - QUÉBEC CONTINUES TO BENEFIT FROM A STRONG OUTLOOK FOR GOLD AND A RECOVERY IN IRON PRICES
Québec City, April 12, 2018 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA), accustomed to a steady decrease in mining investment in Québec since 2013, is pleased to note the rising trend that has emerged and that appears set to continue, thanks in large...
THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION PLEASED TO NOTE THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA'S SUPPORT FOR NEW WORKERS IN THE MINING SECTOR
Québec City, April 10, 2018 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is pleased to note the announcement by Canada's Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, of government support totalling $7.8 million...
2018-2019 Québec government budget : MEASURES LIKELY TO SUPPORT MINERAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE VIEW OF THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, March 27, 2018 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) views the measures presented by the Québec government in its 2018-2019 budget in a positive light, although it hoped that more would be done to reduce mining companies’ operating...