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Oct 2016

49th Canadian Mineral Processors Conference

Registration is open for the 49th Canadian Mineral Processors Conference to be held January 17-19, 2017. Please click here for detailed information.



Jan 2016

CMP 2016 Photo Gallery

View the CMP 2016 Photo Gallery on Flickr!



Oct 2015

Student Scholarships

Students- now is the time to apply for CMP scholarships. For further details please visit the Student Opportunities page.

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Jan 17

49th Canadian Mineral Processors Conference

January 17-19, 2017 General Information The 49th Annual Canadian...

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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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