Minerals and mining
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians produce the raw materials for making everything from smart phones, solar cells and wind turbines to batteries for electric vehicles. Discover why Canada is a world leader in mining, including details on the broad benefits of mining to society and how mining contributes to the economies of developing countries.
Minerals and metals facts
Explore how the minerals sector contributes to the Canadian economy and our everyday lives.
Discover why Canada is a world leader in mining, including details on the broad benefits of mining to society and how mining contributes Canada's economy.
Critical Minerals in Canada
Explore how critical minerals are the building blocks for the future of our green and digital economy.
Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan
Find out how the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan (CMMP) will position mineral development in Canada for long-term success.
Extractive Sector Transparency
Find information on Canada’s contributions to increase transparency and deter corruption in the extractive sector.
Kimberley Process for rough diamonds
Get detailed instructions on how to import and export rough diamonds and obtain a Kimberley Process certificate.
Canadian Certified Reference Materials Project
Learn about the Canadian Certified Reference Materials Project, order materials, and view certificates and prices.
CanmetMINING national mining collaborations
Read about the Green Mining Initiative Advisory Committee, the Mine Environment Neutral Drainage Program, and more.
Specialized R&D in the mining industry
Learn about radioactive waste stabilization and advanced separation technologies for better environmental performance.
Approved diesel engines
See the list of approved diesel engines for use in underground mines and confined locations.
Specialized mining services
Read about a range of specialized mining programs and activities, from geo-mechanics and rock mass characterization to micro-seismic monitoring and analysis to diesel engine certification.
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