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Mining Society of Nova Scotia (MSNS)

About Us

An independent society affiliated with CIM, the Mining Society of Nova Scotia has a rich history dating back to coal and gold mining in the 1890s in Nova Scotia. Its members represent the Nova Scotians who work in the mining and minerals industry today.

The Mining Society of Nova Scotia’s mission is to meet the needs of the mining, metallurgy, petroleum and related industries by providing quality services and value to the membership through:

  • Technical forums
  • Professional social networking
  • Promotion of industries
  • Encouraging student understanding of the industry and commitment to the industry
  • Recognition of excellence through awards and prizes
  • Collaboration with other organizations of similar interests
  • Representation to government on issues that affect the industries

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A CIM membership can help enhance your professional profile, develop your business network and build your company’s profile. The Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum offers multiple membership types, with different levels of engagement to meet any mining industry professional’s business needs and career goals.

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I’m an immigrant to Canada, and when you come over you want to get to know the industry as quickly as possible to help you fit in and to help you transition, so joining CIM was the right thing to do.

Andy Randell, Principal Geologist, SGDS Hive