The year 2016 reviewed by the Québec Mining Association : DESPITE THE SLOWDOWN THAT CONTINUED THROUGHOUT 2016, THE MINING INDUSTRY SEES ENCOURAGING SIGNS FOR 2017
Québec City, December 22, 2016 – According to the Québec Mining Association (QMA), the slowdown in the mining sector that began several years ago continued throughout 2016. However, the opening of Québec's first diamond mine, Stornoway's Renard...
Study of mining sector benefits commissioned by the Québec Mining Association : EXPENDITURE OF $5.8 BILLION IN ALL REGIONS OF QUÉBEC
Québec City, December 5, 2016 – Annual expenditure of $5.8 billion in all regions of Québec, 45,500 new and ongoing jobs, the payment of over $1 billion each year to the Québec government and a network of 4,100 suppliers—these are the key points...
Web platform launched by the Plan Nord marketing office : A TOOL THAT WILL CREATE MORE EFFECTIVE LINKS BETWEEN PROPONENTS AND SUPPLIERS, ACCORDING TO THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, November 18, 2016 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) welcomes the initiative taken by the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Plan Nord, Pierre Arcand, who has launched a Web platform to create...
Drop in mining investment in Québec : THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION HOPES THAT QUÉBEC WILL BE MADE MORE ATTRACTIVE FOR INVESTORS
Québec City, November 16, 2016 – The constant decrease in mining investment remains a concern for the Québec Mining Association (QMA), even though it appears to be levelling off according to the observations of Québec's statistics instituted...
2016-2020 Québec Export Strategy : SHOWCASING AND SUPPORTING SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN QUÉBEC'S MINING SECTOR – A POSITIVE RESULT ACCORDING TO THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, October 24, 2016 – In the view of the Québec Mining Association (QMA), the 2016-2020 Québec Export Strategy will raise the international visibility of small and medium-sized enterprises in the mining sector, and will also provide an...
Opening of Stornoway's Renard Diamond Mine: AN IMPORTANT EVENT IN THE VIEW OF THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, October 19, 2016 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) is pleased to note the official opening of Québec's first-ever diamond mine, Stornoway Diamond Corporation's Renard Mine. "A diversification of the range of minerals mined will...
BAPE report on the extension of the Canadian Malartic Mine : CANADIAN MALARTIC HAS ALREADY MADE A COMMITMENT TO MEET THE BAPE'S REQUIREMENTS, IN THE VIEW OF THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION
Québec City, October 13, 2016 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) takes an optimistic view of the report filed by Québec's environmental hearings board (Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement, BAPE), concerning the proposal to extend...
52e Colloque en santé et sécurité du travail : L’ASSOCIATION MINIÈRE DU QUÉBEC RÉCOMPENSE LES EFFORTS SOUTENUS DES TRAVAILLEURS DU SECTEUR MINIER EN PRÉVENTION DES ACCIDENTS
Québec, le 20 septembre 2016 – Dans le souci de sans cesse améliorer la fréquence des accidents dans les opérations minières, l’Association minière du Québec (AMQ) tient son 52e Colloque en santé et sécurité du travail (SST) qui permet de...
BAPE hearings in Malartic: THE QUÉBEC MINING ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS CANADIAN MALARTIC'S MINE EXTENSION PROJECT
Québec City, July 12, 2016 – The Québec Mining Association (QMA) has taken advantage of the hearings held by Québec's environmental hearings bureau (Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement, or BAPE) to reiterate its support for the...
The Québec Mining Association’s Annual Convention: HORNE SMELTER, LAPA MINE AND RAGLAN MINE HONOURED FOR THEIR WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY PERFORMANCES
Québec City, June 14, 2016 – Workplace health and safety (WHS) is a constant concern for the mining industry, and to reflect this, the Québec Mining Association has awarded the F.J. O’Connell trophies for the last 50 years, to recognize...