AME offers condolences following Yukon aircraft accident

The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) has learned of an aircraft incident that claimed the lives of its pilot, Shawn Thomas Kitchen, and its single passenger, Julia Lane, in Yukon during a flight from a mineral exploration property to Mayo...

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August 12, 2019

AME welcomes Kendra Johnston as new President & CEO

The Association for Mineral Exploration is pleased to announce that Kendra Johnston has been appointed as President & CEO of the Association, effective June 13, 2019 Ms Johnston is a Professional Geologist and mining executive with over 15...

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June 3, 2019

AME launches ‘AME MinEx Talks’ a new two-day event aimed at Modern Explorers

Vancouver, BC, Canada – The Association for Mineral Exploration’s (AME) MinEx Talks event was held on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 April 2019 Over the two days, there were three Short Courses on day one followed by a full day of nine short,...

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May 1, 2019

AME Responds to B.C. Budget 2019

Victoria, BC, Canada – The BC Budget 2019 announcement includes meaningful support for the mineral exploration and mining industry Items submitted by The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) in the public budgeting process were acknowledged...

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February 19, 2019

AME Roundup 2019 Concludes with Renewed Support from the Province

The Association for Mineral Exploration’s 2019 Roundup conference concluded on Thursday, January 31, wrapping up a week of exciting announcements in support of the industry from the provincial and federal governments This included the provincial...

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February 6, 2019

AME Announces 2019 Board of Directors With a Focus on Diversity

Vancouver, BC — January 21, 2019 — The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) has set the precedent for gender diversity at the highest level in the workplace for the Mineral Exploration and Mining Industry with their 2019 Board of...

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January 21, 2019

AME Announces 2018 Award Winners

Leaders in Mineral Exploration and Mine Development to be Recognized at AME Roundup Awards Gala Vancouver, BC - December 6, 2018 - The Association for Mineral Exploration (“AME”) is proud to announce its 2018 Celebration of Excellence Award...

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December 6, 2018

AME Responds to BC Professional Reliance Report

Concerns regarding recommendations Vancouver, BC, Canada – The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) has concerns regarding today’s release of the final report of the review of professional reliance in natural resource decision-making...

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June 28, 2018

BC Mining and Exploration Sees Resurgence After Years of Stagnation

Market indicators strong despite impact of historic wildfire season VANCOUVER - British Columbia's mineral and coal exploration industry grew last year for the first time since 2012, according to the second annual British Columbia mineral...

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March 5, 2018

AME Responds to Federal Budget

Vancouver, BC, Canada – The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) expresses its support for Budget 2018 as tabled by Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau today in Ottawa “Today’s budget provides the fiscal platform necessary for Canada...

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February 27, 2018

AME Responds to Provincial Budget

Victoria, BC, Canada – The provincial budget announced today maintains a fiscal platform for establishing BC as a globally competitive jurisdiction for mineral exploration and development “Mineral exploration and development provide real and...

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February 20, 2018

Mineral Explorers Respond to Tabling of Impact Assessment Bill

Vancouver, BC – The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) has responded to the tabling of Bill C-69 by Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change in the House of Commons today “AME is encouraged by the introduction of...

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February 14, 2018

AME’s Roundup 2018 Wraps with Renewed Confidence

  AME’s Roundup 2018 Wraps with Renewed Confidence as Industry Sees First Growth in Five Years Speaker Highlights: Minister Michelle Mungall, Tech Solutions Innovator Ryan Peterson, Barrick President Kelvin Dushnisky Vancouver, BC,...

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January 29, 2018