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If you wish to nominate a candidate to the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, the information and link to a nomination form may be found here.

The high standard of living enjoyed by Canadians today stems in large part from the development of rich natural resources - agriculture, forest and minerals. Canada has been blessed with an abundance of natural resources, and also has been very fortunate to have people with the ability to convert these resources from potential assets into useful products at a price others are willing to pay.

The conversion of potential to actual wealth does not come easily, but is based on hard work, determination, skill, and some luck.

The story of mining in Canada can be told in part by describing some of the accomplishments of leaders in the industry. The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame recognizes the accomplishments of over 140 people, but it must be emphasized that hundreds of thousands of people have contributed to the success of today’s mining industry.

For the convenience of those who want to learn more about Canada’s mining industry, we have included a page called The Canadian Mining Industry, and additionally there are links to other mining-related web sites on the Members and Associates page.

Phillip G. Hallof

Phillip Hallof earned his status as one of the “fathers of modern geophysics” for his pioneering and innovative work in the field of frequency domain induced polarization (IP), which grew from an obscure research effort into an essential exploration tool. He contributed in many ways to the research and development of geophysical equipment, techniques and interpretation, and also provided technical expertise to the mineral exploration industry through his leadership of McPhar Geophysics Inc. and later Phoenix Geophysics. Another legacy of his 35-year career was aiding the discovery of mineral wealth for the benefit of Canada and the global economy.... Read the full bio

Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Traveling Exhibit

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame can also now make available a new traveling exhibit to entertain and educate your visitors about the mining industry in Canada and its luminaries. Featuring text in English and French, the exhibit is designed for easy installation in venues of all types. Read More.

Annual CMHF Induction Dinner

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Toronto, ON Read more