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Jan 2022

54th Annual CMP Conference Rescheduled

The 54th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors’ Conference has been rescheduled for May and will be part of the in-person CIM Convention+Expo May 1 – 4 in Vancouver. Already registered...



Jan 2022

54th Annual National CMP In-Person Cancelled; Virtual Only

With the Ontario government’s recent COVID-19 Public Health Measures and Advice, we will be cancelling the in-person portion of the 54th CMP and moving to a fully virtual conference....



Nov 2021

54th Annual National CMP Registration is Live!

We are excited to announce the launch of the registration for the 54th Annual CMP conference, held as a hybrid conference in Ottawa in January 18-20, 2022. Please use...

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Nov 21

BC/Yukon Branch 2021 Conference and AGM

 The 2021 conference and AGM of the BC/Yukon Branch...

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Jan 22


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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