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Québec Mines 2016: Innovation in mind

Québec Mines is a not-to-miss event and the most important Francophone mining convention in North America. Attracting nearly 2,000 participants from all areas of activity including, mining exploration and production, the environment and Aboriginal communities, the convention offers industry representatives a unique occasion to increase their business opportunities through an exceptional combination of learning and networking activities.

You are cordially invited to attend this year’s Québec Mines convention going by the theme “innovation in mind”. Innovation is indeed the key to a vibrant mining industry: a sector enriched by its workers, businesses, resources and communities. It’s a fitting theme for the 2016 edition of the convention running November 21 to 24 at the Centre des congrès de Québec (Québec City Convention Centre).

Why participate in Québec Mines 2016

Québec Mines is an opportunity to:

New this year: Symposium on energy innovation minerals

For the first time, Québec Mines is adding a symposium to its programming: the Symposium on energy innovation minerals.

The fight against climate change is a global issue and energy-related materials have the wind in their sails. For a number of years, Québec has taken steps to decarbonize transportation, and the mining industry can make a major contribution by providing the raw materials essential to this important technological shift.

Lithium, graphite, vanadium and rare earths are minerals that provide interesting industrial chain opportunities from extraction to use in various industrial fields. Each of these substances or groups of substances will be addressed in a series of conferences looking at different aspects of the sector:

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