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See you at PDAC 2019—where the world’s mineral exploration and mining industry will once again meet!
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Nominations are now closed. Recipients will be announced soon!
PDAC 2020 Awards will open in May, 2019. Review the selection criteria to learn what category an award fits into.
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We are proud to be the leading voice of Canada's mineral exploration and development community since 1932. With 8,000 members around the world, our mission is to promote a globally responsible, vibrant and sustainable mineral sector.
The annual PDAC Convention is regarded as the premier international event for the mineral industry. It has attracted more than 25,000 people from 135 countries in recent years and will next be held March 3-6, 2019 in Toronto.
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The world's premier mineral exploration and mining convention is returning in 2019.
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Our 2018 report details the financing dynamics for the mineral exploration and mining industry since 2011.
Share your knowledge and experience with students and recent graduates to help them transition into the geoscience industry through our Mentoring Program.
The PDAC Convention is the most attended event for the world's mineral exploration and mining industry. Learn why in this short video!
Our Fall 2018 issue of Core includes an overview of our new strategic plan, highlights from S-IMEW 2018, recommendation for Budget 2019, and all your PDAC 2019 Convention news.
Featuring all of the association’s activities and achievements from the past year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sector.
Learn the stories of these top international and domestic performers in seven categories.
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