Celebrating individuals who make Canada’s mining industry a global leader.
The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding achievement in the mining industry, celebrates individual leadership and aims to inspire future generations in mining.


Slide KATE CARMACK (1857-1920) The discovery of placer gold in the Klondike set off one of the world’s greatest gold rushes and forever changed the history of Yukon and Canada. Play Video

Slide JAMES M. FRANKLIN James Franklin is a distinguished geoscientist who helped build and advance the knowledge base of Canada’s minerals industry. Play Video

Slide JAMES W. GILL James Gill secured a place in mining history through the exceptional success and staying power of Aur Resources. Play Video

Slide A.M. “SANDY” LAIRD During a 39-year career with Placer Dome and predecessor Placer Development, Sandy Laird was directly involved in transforming at least 15 mineral projects into profitable mines. Play Video

Slide BRIAN K. G. MEIKLE (1932-2016) The greatest discoveries are transformative, and Brian Meikle is one of only a few modern-era geologists who achieved this pinnacle of success. Play Video

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AME’s #RemoteRoundup kicks off on Monday and CMHF Member and Ivanhoe Mines founder and executive co-chairman, Rober… https://t.co/0ayiUmtUlK
15 January 2021
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14 January 2021
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13 January 2021
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12 January 2021
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07 January 2021
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06 January 2021
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