Every year for almost 40 years, mining industry leaders meet with provincial decision-makers at Queen’s Park for a full day of events focused on issues that matter to our industry and to the people of Ontario. “Meet the Miners” gives members of the legislature and senior mining executives the opportunity to exchange ideas to continue strengthening Ontario’s mining sector, while delivering real benefits to the people in this province.
On October 26, 2016, the focus of “Meet the Miners” was on innovation and collaborative action to make Ontario’s mining industry the cleanest, most productive, technologically-advanced and socially responsible in the world.
“The recent downturn in global markets offers some important lessons for our sector,” noted OMA Chair Marc Lauzier. “To survive and flourish, we need to go beyond our natural competitive advantages and develop innovative strengths.” He added that, “Innovation a major determinant of global competitiveness and future success – increasingly, mining industry leaders, governments, investors and academics are rallying behind this notion. Continue Reading →