2021-2022 BUDGET: MEASURES TO SUPPORT THE MINING INDUSTRY
Québec City, March 25, 2021 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the budget measures tabled today by the Minister of Finance to support the mining industry, and reiterates the willingness of its members to help revive Québec’s economy.
SUPPORT FOR THE DIGITAL TRANSITION IN THE MINING SECTOR
Québec City, March 18, 2021 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the financial contribution of $1.3 million to the MISA Group by the Government of Québec for the implementation of its project Mission Mines Autonomes 2030, which aims to...
MINING RIGHTS PAYMENTS: THE MINING INDUSTRY’S GROWING CONTRIBUTION TO PROSPERITY IN QUÉBEC
Québec City, March 4, 2021 – Québec’s mining industry paid almost $400 million in mining rights to the Québec government in 2019, once again demonstrating its major contribution to the province’s social and economic prosperity. In the view of the...
Mining jurisdiction attractiveness: QUÉBEC RETURNS TO THE FRASER INSTITUTE’S TOP 10
Québec City, February 25, 2021 – Québec has had some good news from the Fraser Institute, which has ranked it 6th worldwide and 2nd in Canada in its annual survey of mining jurisdiction attractiveness for exploration investment. The Québec Mining...
CANADIAN MALARTIC'S ODYSSEY PROJECT: CONSTRUCTION BEGINS!
Québec City, February 12, 2021 – Given that very few mine projects are currently under development in Québec, the Québec Mining Association (QMA) sees the announcement of financing for the construction of Canadian Malartic’s Odyssey Mine in the...
COVID-19: MINING TO CONTINUE - A DECISION IN KEEPING WITH THE STRINGENT MEASURES PUT IN PLACE BY THE MINING INDUSTRY
Québec City, January 6, 2021 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the announcement that mining will continue despite the full-scale lockdown ordered by the government, based on the robust measures introduced by the mining industry to...
REVIEW OF THE MINING INDUSTRY: KEY EVENTS IN 2020 AS SEEN BY THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, December 16, 2020 – The year 2020 has been challenging in many ways. However, the Québec Mining Association considers that this unusual year has still been positive overall.
The upheaval caused by COVID-19 was followed by...
NORTHERN ACTION PLAN 2020-2023: BUILDING STRENGTH IN THE NORTH THANKS TO A STRONG MINING SECTOR
Québec City, December 7, 2020 – According to the Québec Mining Association (QMA), northern development depends on a strong, competitive mining industry, and the Québec government must take this into account in the implementation of its new...
QUÉBEC PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CRITICAL AND STRATEGIC MINERALS: THE MINING INDUSTRY IS READY TO MEET THE CHALLENGE!
Québec City, October 29, 2020 – The development of critical and strategic minerals (CSMs), for use in particular in the electrification of the transportation system and the energy transition, offers a wealth of opportunities. The Québec Mining...
MINING: GENERATING SUBSTANTIAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS FOR THE WHOLE OF QUÉBEC
Québec City, October 20, 2020 – A new study of the economic benefits generated by the mining industry in Québec has been published by the Québec Mining Association (QMA). It confirms previous trends and shows that total annual spending by mining...