TORONTO, April 9, 2019 — The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for individuals who have demonstrated leadership and outstanding achievement in the mining industry. Through their leadership and achievements, individual nominees must have shaped Canada’s global leadership in mining and embody the important role mining plays in Canadian society and as a driver of the economy. Nominees should be an inspiration for future generations in mining. Nominees who are selected for induction will enter the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in January 2020.
Nominations must be submitted through Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Member Organizations or AssociateMember Organizations. Member organizations include the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum; the Mining Association of Canada; The Northern Miner and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Associate member organizations include the British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan mining associations and the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia. Any individual is welcome to nominate a candidate provided their nomination is channeled through one of the above organizations.
June 1, 2019 is the deadline to contact a Member or Associate Member organization about nominating a candidate for induction.
June 30, 2019 is the deadline for nomination materials to be delivered to Member or Associate Member Organization for review.
July 20, 2019 is the deadline for Member or Associate Member organizations to submit nominations to the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
Nominations must include the specific information outlined in the nomination guidelines. The guidelines, criteria for selection and nomination form are available here: https://www.mininghalloffame.ca/nominate/
Selected nominees will be announced in October 2019 and honoured at the Annual Dinner and Induction Ceremony to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Thursday, January 9, 2020. This premier event is a celebration of Canada’s global mining leadership and the outstanding individuals who have transformed and led the industry to where it is today. The 2020 inductees will join the 186 remarkable individuals who have been inducted since the inception of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
About the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame
Founded in 1988 by the Northern Miner, the Mining Association of Canada, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, the CMHF recognizes outstanding achievement in the mining industry, celebrates individual leadership and inspires future generations in mining. Inductees are selected through a fair, inclusive and accessible process driven by the CMHF Board of Directors and its member associations. For more information, please visit: http://www.mininghalloffame.ca
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