Our Members


The Actlabs Group of Companies provides contract analytical services covering all aspects of analysis from academic research applications to routine quality control functions. 

We provide our services to many fields, including Geochemical, Petroleum, Industrial Minerals, Forensic, Pharmaceutical & Clinical, Environmental & Occupational Health, Agricultural and Materials Testing areas. 

Website: http://www.actlabs.com

Anglo American

Anglo American is one of the world's largest mining companies focusing on platinum group metals, diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore, metallurgical and thermal coal.

Website: http://www.angloamerican.com/

Areva Resources Canada

AREVA Resources Canada Inc. specializes in uranium exploration and mining in Canada.

Website: http://www.areva.com/

Barrick Gold Corporation

Barrick is the gold industry leader in production, reserves, and market capitalization. The company operates globally, with a portfolio of 26 operating mines and advanced exploration and development projects located across the world, and large land positions on some of the most prolific and prospective mineral trends. Barrick has the gold industry's only "A" rated balance sheet.

Website: http://www.barrick.com/

BHP Billiton

We are among the world's largest producers of major commodities, including aluminium, copper, energy coal, iron ore, manganese, metallurgical coal, nickel, silver and titanium minerals, and uranium along with substantial interests in oil and gas.

We are a global organisation and with over 100 locations throughout the world, our success is underpinned by the 100,000 employees and contractors that work at BHP Billiton.

Website: http://www.bhpbilliton.com


Cameco is one of the world's largest uranium producers accounting for about 16% of the world's production from its mines in Canada and the US. Our leading position is backed by about 480 million pounds of proven and probable reserves and extensive resources. Cameco holds premier land positions in the world's most promising areas for new uranium discoveries in Canada and Australia as part of an intensive global exploration program. Cameco is also a leading provider of processing services required to produce fuel for nuclear power plants, and generates 1,000 MW of clean electricity through a partnership in North America's largest nuclear generating station located in Ontario, Canada.

Website: http://www.cameco.com


CanmetMining, a division of Natural Resources Canada, is a world class leader in the development and deployment of green mining science and technologies.

Much of CanemtMINING's research is done in partnership with industry, provincial governments, other federal departments, universities and international agencies. These activities cover a broad range of in-house research and contracting-out on a cost-shared, task-shared or cost-recovery basis.

CanmetMINING offers opportunities in many current fields of interest, including R&D consortia, personnel interchanges, simulation software and modelling, technical assessments and field trials, standards, and technology transfer. Clients include mining and mineral processing companies, environmental and engineering consultants, and government agencies.

CanmetMining conducts R&D on a wide range of processes and technologies involved in extracting ore from the ground and transforming it into a concentrate, mineral product or metal. Research activities include the development and assessment of long-term, scientifically sound and sustainable options for the disposal, management and rehabilitation of mine wastes, including tailings, waste rock and treatment sludge as well as the improvement of mine workers' health and safety.

Website: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/mining-materials/mining


Consortium de recherche appliquée en traitement et transformation des substances minérales, COREM compte sur le dynamisme de l'alliance avec ses membres et partenaires pour améliorer la compétitivité des opérations industrielles par le développement et le transfert d'innovations technologiques conformes aux objectifs du développement durable.

A consortium of applied research for the processing and transformation of mineral substances, COREM relies on its dynamic alliance with members and partners to improve the competitiveness of industrial operations through the development and transfer of technological innovations which are consistent with sustainable development objectives. In addition to being a research center for its members, COREM offers its expertise and services to the entire mining industry on a contractual basis.

Website: http://www.corem.qc.ca

Geological Survey of Canada

The Geological Survey of Canada is a branch of the Earth Sciences Sector of Natural Resources Canada. The GSC is responsible for performing geological surveys of the country, developing Canada's natural resources and protecting the environment. The GSC is the country's oldest scientific agency and one of its first government organizations.

Website: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/

Glencore - Kidd Operations

Glencore Xstrata is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and is one of the biggest companies within the FTSE 100 Index. The Group’s industrial and marketing activities are supported by a global network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries. Our diversified operations comprise of over 150 mining and metallurgical sites, offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. We employ approximately 190,000 people, including contractors.

The combination of a leading integrated producer and marketer of commodities with a leading portfolio of industrial assets enables us to capture value at every stage of the supply chain from sourcing raw materials deep underground to delivering products to an international customer base.

We are a major producer and marketer of over 90 commodities that are transformed into products used in everyday life, such as mobile phones, bicycles, cutlery, plastics and electricity, to customers in industries ranging from automotive to food processing and power.

Our company is structured into three distinct business segments:

  • Metals and Minerals: focusing on copper, nickel, zinc/lead, alloys, alumina/aluminium and iron ore. We have interests in both controlled and non-controlled industrial assets that include mining, smelting, refining and warehousing operations;
  • Energy Products: focusing on oil  and coal. Our Energy Products businesses include controlled and non-controlled coal mining and oil production operations and investments in strategic handling, storage and freight equipment and facilities; and
  • Agricultural Products: focusing on grains, oils/oilseeds, cotton and sugar. Our Agricultural Products group is supported by both controlled and non-controlled storage, handling and processing facilities in strategic locations.


Website: http://www.glencorexstrata.com/

Glencore - XPS Consulting & Testwork Services

XPS is a licensed metallurgical engineering, technology services and test work business based in Falconbridge, Ontario, Canada that serves the global mining industry. Four key disciplines are integrated to make up our business, which now also includes a fifth group - Plant Support.

Let our diverse mix of disciplinary expertise, flowsheet development experience, plant operating skills, and knowledge of milling and metallurgical operations add value to your project or process...

Website: http://www.myxps.ca/EN/pages/home.aspx

Glencore Matagami

Glencore's activities are organised into five global commodity business and a technology business, each of which operates with a high level of autonomy. The business are as follows: 

Glencore Zinc is one of the world’s largest miners and producers of zinc. Glencore Zinc’s operations span Spain, Germany, Australia, the UK and Canada, with an interest in the Antamina copper-zinc mine in Peru. Glencore Zinc’s growth projects include interests in the Lady Loretta deposit in Queensland, Australia, and the Perseverance zinc deposit in Quebec, Canada

Website: http://www.glencore.com/

Glencore Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations

Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations consist of underground mines, a mill and a smelter. The Company has been mining nickel-copper ores in the Sudbury area of northern Ontario, Canada, since 1929. The facilities are spread throughout the 60 kilometre-long, oval-shaped geological formation known as the Sudbury basin.

Nickel and copper are the primary metals but cobalt and precious metals, such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium are also produced.

Website: http://www.xstratanickelsudbury.ca/EN/Pages/default.aspx

Golder Associates

Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in earth, environment, and related areas of energy. Our purpose, "Engineering Earth's Development, Preserving Earth's Integrity", demonstrates our commitment to service and technical excellence and sustainability.

Website: http://www.golder.com

HudBay Minerals

Hudbay is committed to producing strong investor returns and creating better futures for communities and employees by finding, building and operating successful mines.

Website: http://www.hudbayminerals.com/

KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

We are a global producer of copper and silver with over 50 years of experience. Our objective is to join the group of large global copper producers with an output of about 700 thousand tons of copper annually while respecting business ethics, environmental protection and corporate social responsibility. 

Website: http://www.kghm.pl

Koeppern Machinery Australia Pty Ltd.

Koeppern Machinery Australia Pty Ltd (KMA) is the Australian subsidiary of Maschinenfabrik Köppern GmbH & Co KG, Hattingen, Germany, the world leading manufacturer of roller presses for briquetting, compaction & high-pressure comminution. Köppern was established in 1898 & since its inception the company is exclusively involved in the development, design & manufacturing of roller presses.

Website: http://www.koeppern.com.au/

Minerals and Metals Group Ltd.

MMG Limited (MMG), formerly known as Minerals and Metals Group, is a mid-tier global resources company that explores, develops and mines base metal deposits around the world.

Website: http://www.mmg.com/

Newmont Mining

Newmont Vision and Mission:

We will be the most valued and respected mining company through industry leading performance.  We will build a sustainable mining business that delivers top quartile shareholder returns while leading in safety, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

Website: http://newmont.com/


The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology Inc. (NORCAT) is a not-for-profit, non-share incorporated company based in Sudbury, Ontario Canada.

For over a decade NORCAT has been a leader in occupational health and safety training, mine training, technology innovation and commercialization.

Website: http://www.norcat.org/


As the global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, Outotec has developed many breakthrough technologies over the decades. The company also provides innovative solutions for industrial water treatment, the utilization of alternative energy sources and the chemical industry.

Website: http://www.outotec.com/en/About-us/

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto started celebrating the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games early as the official supplier of the metals for the 4,700 gold, silver and bronze medals. We sourced the metals from mines on opposite sides of the globe - from our Kennecott Utah Copper mine near Salt Lake City, US, and from our Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia. In taking metals from mine to medals we did what we do on a daily basis, year in and year out. We extract metals and minerals taking them from the earth to the world: from our mines where they are produced and processed, to customers who transform them into things people rely on in their everyday lives.

Website: http://www.riotinto.com

Scintrex Limited

“Setting the Standards” for almost 50 years.
Scintrex develops, manufactures and sells state-of-the-art geoscientific sensors and solutions to the oil & gas, mining, government, academic, environmental and archaeological markets.
Website: http://www.scintrexltd.com/

SGS Canada

Our services enable you to operate in a more sustainable manner by improving quality and productivity, reducing risk, verifying compliance and increasing speed to market

Website: http://www.sgs.ca/

SRK Canada

SRK (North America) is part of the international SRK Group, which provides focused advice and solutions to mainly mining clients. Our services extend from exploration to mine closure. Formed in 1978, we employ nearly 300 professionals in 12 offices across Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

Website: SRK Consulting

Teck Resources Limited

Teck is Canada's largest diversified resource company, committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on coppersteelmaking coalzinc and energy.

Website: http://www.teck.com/Generic.aspx?portalName=tc

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) directs and coordinates step-change innovation in the areas of exploration, deep mining, integrated mine engineering, environment and sustainability for the metal mining industry. With a seasoned team of program directors, CEMI identifies, assesses and manages industry-driven applied research & development projects that extend from geology and engineering to include the natural sciences. We recognize innovation is a three-phase process: research, development and implementation (R&D, I). With implementation, we routinely turn innovative ideas into best practices.

Website: http://www.miningexcellence.ca/

Ur Energy Inc.

Ur-Energy is a dynamic junior mining company focusing on exploration and development of uranium properties in the United States and in Canada.

Website: http://www.ur-energy.com/about-ur-energy/


Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Vale's Base Metals business sets standards of excellence in mining, processing and the marketing of metal products. With a goal to grow base metals production for the world, responsibly, Vale Base metals employs over 12,000 people at operations in Canada, the United States, Indonesia, Asia, New Caledonia, United Kingdom and Brazil.

Website: http://www.vale.com