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The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Montréal, a mining metropolis

Panel of experts at the launch of Mining Week Events



  • Louise Grondin
    Louise Grondin Senior Vice-President, Environment and Sustainable Development
    Agnico Eagle
    See biography
  • Eric Tetrault
    Eric Tetrault Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
    ArcelorMittal Mining Canada G.P.
    See biography
  • Jim Hewitt
    Jim Hewitt Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Hewitt Equipment Limited
    See biography


In April 2012, a Board of Trade study calculated the potential spinoffs of mining activity in the metropolitan region to be $25 billion over the next 25 years. While the mining sector is naturally more closely associated with Quebec’s northern territory, it generates significant benefits for several of the city’s businesses. The economy of the resource regions is closely linked to that of the Greater Montréal region.

One need only think about suppliers of machinery, university facilities, processors, or professional services to realize that a dynamic mining sector is beneficial to our economic base. Far from being in opposition as contradictory choices, the knowledge economy and that of natural resources are interdependent in many cases.

Declining global metal prices and the many political debates in Quebec have contributed to creating a climate of uncertainty in the Quebec mining sector. Now that the discussions surrounding the royalty regime and regulatory framework are behind us, we must breathe new life into this key industry for the city.

At the launch of Quebec Mining Week, attend this business luncheon to hear well-known specialists discuss the issues of the mining industry, and its considerable impact on the city’s economy.


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Ticket(s) Ticket(s) $85 * $125 *
Table(s) Table(s) $765 * $1250 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only cancellation notices sent by email at will be accepted.


Le Centre Sheraton

1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.
Montréal, Quebec
H3B 2L7

Peel or Bonaventure

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Hear leading specialists highlight the factors for success that will allow us to bring a fresh impetus to the Quebec mining sector.

Learn how a dynamic mining sector can have a major impact both upstream and downstream along the value chain, particularly in the Greater Montréal region.

Understand the current and future issues for this sector in order to take advantage of resulting profitable business opportunities.

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