The Dr. Doom of mining has spoken.
PDAC Mining News
Over 25,000 attendees are expected.
The country expects about $2 billion in revenue.
Between 2013 and 2025, the new “R&D Tax Credit” will give mining companies a 35% tax credit on all eligible expenditures.
After three years of booming investment in mining exploration, the industry is set to cut down significantly on it this year.
Patrick Moore, a Greenpeace co-founder who earned his environmentalist stripes by protesting hydrogen bomb testing and famously confronted the Soviet whaling fleet off the coast of California while captaining a Zodiac, will address students at a workshop hosted by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.
Canadian exploration companies feel their industry association doesn’t hear them, Neal Smitheman, a lawyer who represents junior mining companies in disputes with First Nations, told CBC.
The mining industry's 5th Annual PDAC-CARACLE Cup Hockey Tournament will raise funds for Mining Matters, a charity that educates students, teachers and the public about geosciences and the importance of mineral resources.