About PDAC

We are proud to be the leading voice of Canada's mineral exploration and development community since 1932. With over 7,200 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 7,200 individual and corporate members around the world.

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PDAC 2021 Awards

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

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PDAC Connect

This collaborative tool allows members to exchange resources, build relationships, and more. 
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Press Releases

The latest news and information from PDAC, and Canada's mineral exploration and mining industry.
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CORE Magazine

Our Winter 2021 issue examines PDAC's commitment to Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion within the mineral exploration and development community, highlights our 2021 Award Recipients, and takes a detailed look inside the PDAC 2021 Virtual 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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