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COVID 19 – Measures to relaunch exploration

9 April 2020

We would like to update you about COVID-19 and its impacts on mineral exploration.



18 March 2020

In light of the global concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak and the Government of Quebec’s announcement on March 12, 2020, we would like to inform you of our status. At this time, the QMEA is continuing to operate as normal, including Explo Abitibi and Xplor 2020.


The first Standards developed for mineral exploration companies

23 October 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rouyn-Noranda, October 23, 2019 — The Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (QMEA) is celebrating the launch of a mineral exploration certification. This initiative is a world first for our industry and addresses environmental, social and economic concerns of stakeholders and investors. Two standards have been developed: – UL 2723 ECOLOGO Certification Program for […]


Join us at the Xplor 2019 Awards Gala! | QMEA

1 October 2019

The Xplor convention brings together stakeholders who contribute to the development of the mineral sector in Québec. It gathers more than 1,000 participants and 100 exhibitors under one roof. Every year, as part of the Xplor convention, the QMEA honours members who work to improve the development of mineral exploration. By recognizing these members’ contributions, […]


The Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James (CFPBJ) has inaugurated a new high-fidelity mining equipment simulator.

19 June 2019

CHIBOUGAMAU, QC, May 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – The Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James (CFPBJ) has inaugurated a new high-fidelity mining equipment simulator. The acquisition of this tool for training in the mining sector was made possible through initial funding for CFPBJ’s ore extraction study program. In addition, the Ministère de l’Éducation et […]


Unveiling of a considerable economic study (In French only)

5 June 2019

L’exploration minière soutient 5 000 emplois et contribue pour 441 M$ à l’économie du Québec Rouyn-Noranda, le 5 juin 2019 – Le secteur de l’exploration minière est un puissant moteur de développement économique régional, alors que 65 % de la richesse créée par ses activités est redistribuée parmi les trois grandes régions minières du Québec. […]


Fraser Institute Report

22 May 2019

( News in French only) Rouyn-Noranda, le 28 février 2019 – L’enquête annuelle sur les sociétés minières de l’Institut Fraser 2018 a été rendue publique ce matin et notre première lecture nous amène à conclure à l’amélioration de la position du Québec dans plusieurs catégories. L’Association de l’exploration minière du Québec (AEMQ) constate que le […]



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