The Québec Mining Association makes information and documents available to any person, institution, organization or company that wishes to learn more about the mining industry in general.

The QMA also publishes a range of documents destined for its members and for the general pubic.

Metals don't just fall from the sky

To view the posters :

Without iron, this is how you'd commute to the South Shore, cliquez ici.

Metals don't just fall from the sky. And that's a good thing, cliquez ici.

Your great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather would have loved metal, cliquez ici.

At bottom, we're indispensable, cliquez ici.

Study on Economic benefits generated by Québec's mining industry

2020                                                        2018

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Circular economy report

Sheets on inspiring circular economy initiatives : 

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Activity reports

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2015 2014  -  2013  

Healt and safety statistic data (2019)

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Practical guide for ground support

(2nd edition, 2009) by John Hadjigeorgiou and François Charette. This practical handbook for ground support in mines provides workers with the practical tools they need to design ground support systems in underground mines. The handbook also constitutes an excellent reference book for courses on rock mechanics and ground control given in Québec universities.

The handbook is available from the Québec Mining Association. At $60 for students, $85 for QMA members and $120 for non-members (plus taxes and shipping).

To obtain a copy of the handbook, please contact us by email at If you are a Laval University student, please visit Laval University Coop Zone, by clicking here, to order your handbook.

Position papers

Bief on Project to supply natural gas to the Saguenay industrial port zone - Brief presented to the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement, July 2019. To view the brief, click here.

Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence - Brief presented to the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, May 2018. To view the brief, click here.

Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act - Brief Presented to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, April 2018. To view the brief, click here.

Project to open and operate the Akasaba West Mine in Val-d'Or - Brief submitted to the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur environnement on February 23, 2017. To view the brief, click here .

An Act to amend the Environment Quality Act to modernize the environmental authorization scheme and to amend other legislative provisions, in particular to reform the governance of the Green Fund - Amended brief submitted to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, November 2016. To view the brief, click here.

Project to extend the Canadian Malartic gold mine and divert Highway 117 in Malartic - Brief presented to the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement, July 2016. To view the brief, click here.

Green paper on guidelines of the Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles in the Area of Social Acceptability - Brief presented to the Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Energy and Natural Ressources, March 2016. To view the brief, click here.

Pre-Budget consultation by the Québec Government - presented on January 26, 2016. To view the brief, click here.


Le stage en milieu de travail - Par Katie Deneault, mars 2016

Les déviants positifs - Par Tanguy Paquot, juin 2016

VDMD : L'énergie et les gaz à effets de serre - Par Nathalie Tremblay, novembre 2016

VDMD : Mines et la conservation de la biodiversité - Par Nathalie Tremblay, janvier 2017

VDMD : Mines et planification de la gestion de crises et des communications - Par Nathalie Tremblay, mars 2017.

VDMD : Protocole portant sur la gestion des résidus - Par Nathalie Tremblay, novembre 2017

Le coaching : Une ressource renouvelable et durable - Par Katie Deneault et Carole Doucet, juin 2017. 

La main-d'oeuvre à l'ère de l'automatisation - Par Josée Méthot, juin 2018

Une carrière dans le secteur minier en six mois seulement, c'est possible! - Par Katie Deneault et Sonia Caron, août 2018