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Aug 2017

Call For Short Courses

50th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Operators Conference January 23-25, 2018 The CMP organizing committee invites proposals for short courses to be presented at the 50th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors...



Aug 2017

BC/YYukon CMP Internship Opportunities

Colleagues, This year the BC/YK CMP will continue the successful internship programme as part of our student programme. As with the previous 2 years we have had this programme,...



Mar 2017

Call For Papers

50th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Operators Conference Past, Present and Future: Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation January 23 to 25, 2018 Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Canada Please submit technical papers...

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Nov 17

Ottawa-Montréal-Québec CMP Regional Meeting

Molson Brewery 1670 Rue Notre-Dame East Montréal QC Wednesday,...

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Jan 18


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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