About Us


About CIM



Who We Are

CIM is Canada’s leading technical industry resource for the minerals, metals, materials and petroleum sectors. We are dedicated to advancing knowledge, facilitating innovation, celebrating excellence and promoting sustainable practices across the full spectrum of our industry. With over 10,000 members, 30 local and international branches, 11 societies and 11 committees, we are the premier source for industry professional development.

CIM is a proud member of the Global Mineral Professionals Alliance.

CIM's Vision, Mission and Strategic Goals


Reports & Records

National Office


CIM Communities

CIM Foundation

Our History

What We Do

  • We unite like-minded professionals in addressing pressing industry issues through conferences, technical resources, networking and social events
  • We bring together individuals, groups and organizations from all disciplines, from different areas of the industry and from all experience levels to learn, mentor and build expertise.
  • We support our industry in its role as a global leader in sustainable and responsible mining.
  • We provide continuous technical resources and professional development opportunities.





Professional Development


Distinguished Lecturers


Member Spotlight

Marilyn Spink, CIM Distinguished Lecturer 2018-2019

CIM membership’s value for me over my career has been personal development – from developing leadership skills, feeding my hunger for learning, debating new ideas, understanding diverse perspectives, building relationships, coaching and being coached, and getting over my fear of public speaking!