QMA events

Annual general meeting

The Québec Mining Association (QMA) holds its annual convention in June, during which, members can discuss various issues while participating to social and networking activities. During this convention, the QMA also holds its annual general meeting. The next congress will be held in 2024 on June 5th and 6th at the Entourage sur-le-Lac Resort, in Lac-Beauport, Quebec.

Health and safety seminar

Workplace health and safety is a priority for the mining sector, and each year since 1964 the QMA organizes a health and safety seminar. The event attracts health and safety coordinators from many different mining companies, and offers an interesting and informative program. The next seminar will be held at Rouyn-Noranda in September, 2023.

Québec mining week

April 29 to May 5, 2024, Québec Mining Week showcases the mining industry throughout Québec. Thanks to the work of volunteers in all regions and the involvement of the Québec Department of Energy and Natural Resources (Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles, or MERN) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, a full range of activities is organized to help the general public learn more about Québec’s dynamic mining sector. 

Ground control seminar

Every two years, the QMA organizes a ground control seminar offering a series of conferences allowing participants to learn about current practices in Quebec in ground control and rock mechanics. The last symposium was on April 19, 2023.

Maintenance seminar

Every two years, the QMA organizes the Maintenance symposium offering a series of conferences allowing participants to learn about the latest innovations in maintenance in mines, in addition to visiting the exhibitors’ lounge on site. The next Interview symposium will be held on April 4th 2024 at Centre de congrès le Noranda in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec.