About PDAC

We are proud to be the leading voice of Canada's mineral exploration and development community since 1932. With over 7,500 members around the world, PDAC's work centres on supporting a competitive, responsible mineral sector. 

The annual PDAC Convention is the world's premier international event for the minerals and mining industry. It has attracted more than 25,000 people from 135 countries in recent years. 

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We represent more than 7,500 individual and corporate members around the world.

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PDAC 2020 Awards

Learn the stories of these top international and domestic performers in six categories. 

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Mentors needed

Share your knowledge and experience with students and recent graduates to help them transition into the geoscience industry through our Mentoring Program.
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Core (Winter 2020)

Core magazine

Our Winter 2020 edition of CORE features our 2020 Award Recipients, includes an in-depth look at the financial trends shaping the sector, and showcases all the news and highlights of the PDAC 2020 Convention.

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Perseverance in a changing world

2019 Annual Report

Featuring all of the association’s activities and achievements from the past year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sector.

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