May 2017    To print the entire bulletin: Click File, then PRINT.

Québec Mining Week will take place from May 8 to 14, 2017 and focus on the inner strengths of the mining industry.
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Cree Awareness and the Mining Boom in Eeyou Istchee

  • Mining activity has literally exploded in Eeyou Istchee in the last years. In this context, the Cree Mineral Exploration Board works closely with the region’s exploration companies to ensure that the Cree population benefits from mineral exploration.

Québec Mines 2017 announces its theme

  • Join us and take advantage of more than 100 speeches, 10 training sessions and several networking activities featuring key figures from the mining sector.


Should the pelletizing
of iron ore concentrate
be considered a mining
or a metallurgical activity?

  • In the steel production process, there are two main steps: the extraction of iron ore and its transformation into steel. But what about pelletizing? Is it a mining or a metallurgical activity?

In the field

Reclamation of abandoned mine sites Québec – 2016 report

  • Since 2006, the the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles has invested $134 million in the reclamation, safety, maintenance and monitoring of abandoned mine sites.

Geoscientific work program in Québec
for 2017

  • In 2017-2018, the Bureau de la connaissance géoscientifique du Québec plans to carry out 23 projects in Québec, 20 of which will take place in the area covered by the Plan Nord.

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