About Us Overview

AME BC is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia. Established in 1912, AME BC represents, advocates, protects and promotes the interests of thousands of members who are engaged in mineral exploration and development in BC and throughout the world. AME BC encourages a safe, economically strong and environmentally responsible industry by providing clear initiatives, policies, events and tools to support its membership.

Note to AME BC Members: In preparation for Roundup, the AME BC offices will be closed at 4:30 PM on Friday, January 17, and will reopen on Wednesday, February 5 at 8:30 AM.
Thank you for your understanding; we'll see you at Roundup!

Make Your Voice Heard.
It's now time to review the 2014 Board of Directors Candidates in order to vote in the election this January!
Click here to view the candidate statements and bios.

AME BC celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012.
Click below to view the video chronicling AME BC’s centennial.



President's Message

Quarterly message from AME BC President & CEO, Gavin C. Dirom. Read now+


Board of Directors and AME BC Staff

Meet the AME BC Board of Directors and staff! Read detailed biographies on the current AME BC Board and staff members.



The committees of AME BC are the driving force and expertise behind our advocacy work and are key contributors to the overall success of the Association. For more information, read our committee summaries, member listings, and terms of reference. Read more+



AME BC’s current bylaws in electronic format. View now+



From humble but determined beginnings, AME BC has grown to be one of the most respected mineral exploration organizations in North America.  Along the way is has strived to advance the interests of all those involved in the mineral exploration industry, and by all accounts it has succeeded at that goal. Read more+


AME BC Awards

The AME BC Awards are presented annually to individuals or teams of individuals in recognition of their significant contributions, directly or indirectly, to enhance the mineral resource industry. Read more+