On October 30, 2018, the Ontario Mining Association celebrated the 40th anniversary of Meet the Miners, an annual event at which industry leaders meet with provincial decision-makers at Queen’s Park to share achievements, and to discuss issues of consequence to the industry and Ontarians.
Meet the Miners gives provincial policy makers and senior mining executives the opportunity to exchange ideas, so as to continue strengthening Ontario’s mining sector, while delivering real benefits to the people in this province.
“We are extremely proud of the progress our industry has made since this mining day tradition began in 1978,” said Duncan Middlemiss, President and Chief Executive Officer at Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd., and Chair of the OMA Board of Directors. “In that time, we’ve become one of the safest mining jurisdictions in the world, and one of the safest industries in Ontario. We’re on the forefront of adopting technologies and processes that are shaping the mine of the future — with clean, productive and socially-responsible operations. Continue Reading →