About PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community, an industry that employs more than 664,000 individuals, and contributed $132 billion to Canada's GDP in 2021. Currently representing over 7,000 members around the world, PDAC's work centers on supporting a competitive, responsible, and sustainable mineral sector.

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Pdac 2024 Awards

Learn the stories of these top international and domestic performers in five categories.
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Member Referral Program

Refer new members to our PDAC community for a chance to win convention experiences, prize draws and more.
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The latest news and information from PDAC, and Canada's mineral exploration and mining industry.
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Resources

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CORE Magazine

This issue features thought-provoking and informative content including: a look at Canada's critical resources vs reserves, engaging articles, and highlights from the 2024 convention. 

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2023 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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PDAC CONVENTION

The world's premier mineral exploration and mining convention

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