Leading Through Change

David Elliott on the Changing Exploration Finance Landscape

When it comes to raising capital for mineral exploration, David Elliott, Vice President and Director, Haywood Securities, has seen it all. As a preeminent resource financier, E… Read More

Leading Through Change

Craig Hart on the changing role of mineral exploration geologists

As we near the end of this disrupted year, we asked University of British Columbia Associate Professor and past Director of Mineral Deposit Research Unit, Craig Hart, how the mine… Read More

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Evolution of AME’s Gathering Place

A diverse crowd of close to 300 people filled The Gathering Place at Roundup on 21 January 2020 to listen to Chad Norman Day, president of the Tahltan Central Government, and Jerry A… Read More

Disruption is Normal

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Exploration Business

This week signals the beginning of Phase Two in British Columbia: a careful restart of certain businesses, organizations, and institutions after two long months of restriction… Read More

Backing a Winner

AME Awards from the nominator’s perspective

Behind the bright lights and ceremony of AME’s annual Awards Gala: Celebration of Excellence, each January is the hard work of the Awards Committee, AME staff, and the members who… Read More

Exploration on the Edge

Stay safe while searching for mineral deposits in British Columbia's steepest terrain

Geologist Andy Randell standing on the rim of Lost Valley at the edge of the Cambria Icefield, near Stewart, B.C. | Andy Randell British Columbia is beautiful. Spectacular mounta… Read More

Campfire Tales Series

Assessing your Fitness as a Consultant | David Cooke

Nothing beats sitting around the campfire, sharing a laugh and a story with friends old and new. To harness this feeling – minus the smoke in your eyes! – we are launching a new… Read More

Help is on the Way

Update from the Notice of Work permitting workshop held at KEG

As part of AME’s ongoing efforts to streamline the process for obtaining a provincial Notice of Work (NoW) exploration permit, AME, together with the Ministry of Energy, Mines an… Read More

Back to the Bush

What should I pack for my mental health?

Field work is a vital part of mineral exploration. For some, it is the best part of being an explorer, an opportunity to travel to new places with spectacular scenery, make new frien… Read More

Q&A: 2018 Gold Pan winner Royanna Wild on Outreach

2018 Gold Pan winner Royanna Wild encourages AME members to find a good fit and volunteer where you can

In just over a decade, geologist, draftsperson and volunteer, Royanna Wild, has connected with thousands of people as an ambassador for our industry. Her outreach efforts and “e… Read More

AME Members Make Good Neighbours

How New Gold’s Fire and Mine Rescue team helped neighboring communities during the 2017 wildfires.

When disaster strikes, the most immediate help will come from those around you – your neighbours. Connecting and building relationships with them today will mean a better… Read More

A Guide to a Good Roundup

Each January in Vancouver, AME’s Roundup conference welcomes thousands of people from around British Columbia, across Canada, and the world. For some, it’s a tradition, a chanc… Read More

Data Mining

Freely accessible earth science information boosts grassroots exploration

In November 2016, Parlane Resources announced the discovery of native copper on its Big Bear project located to the north of New Gold Inc.’s Blackwater deposit and east of New Gold… Read More