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May 2019

52nd Annual CMP Operators Conference CALL FOR PAPERS

52nd Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Operators Conference January 21-23, 2020 Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Canada CALL FOR PAPERS You are invited to submit an abstract for technical papers to be...



Aug 2017

BC/Yukon CMP Internship Opportunities

Colleagues, The BC/YK branch of the CMP will continue the successful internship drive as part of our student program. We invite sponsors to email, if they wish to...

  Upcoming Events


Meeting and conferences

In general regional meetings are held in either the spring or fall with the latter being the most active time.


Each year, the CMP recognize superior accomplishments of CIM members in the field of Mineral Processing at its Annual Banquet.

Student Opportunities

The CMP student program is very successful.  We take great pride, care and concern for our students.

about us

The Canadian Mineral Processors (CMP) is a Technical Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and had its beginning as an operator-oriented group called the Canadian Gold Metallurgists. The formation of the Canadian Gold Metallurgists was predicated on the principle of “Cost plus tails”, i.e. obtaining the lowest possible cost per ton of ore milled with the highest recovery possible. This focus on operators and their interests is maintained as a priority today.

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