Kendra Johnston, AME President & CEO provides an update on what AME are doing to help support the minex community during this time. Visit our COVID-19 Information page for current information.
AME Staff Contact Information Update
AME Staff are working from home and available on cell phone numbers and e-mail; please see the updated contact information . The number for the reception is 604.689.5271 . A reminder that the AME office is now closed to the public.
Time Extension Order on Claims, Licences & Leases, how does it work?
New information from the BC Government and this useful document explain how the extension order works which also answers many of the FAQ’s members had. Read more
Member Feedback required on flow-through funds
Would the temporary expansion of criteria for the use of flow-through funds to include desktop geological work and administrative costs help your company? Tell us how. Read more and email your feedback to Rob Stevens .
5 Tips for Engaging First Nations during COVID-19
Sam Adkins from Blake, Cassels & Graydon and Robin Sidsworth from Teck Resources Limited provide ways to continue engagement with First Nations during COVID-19. Read more.
Call to Action - Essential Supplies Needed
Thank you! We have received 29 responses to the call to action for essential supplies. There is still a need for help with testing, triage & housing for vulnerable populations. Read more . Business in Vancouver helped to spread the word, check out the article.
Blog: Through the ESG Lens – Mining Companies In Action to Fight COVID-19
Ani Markova, an award-winning portfolio manager with more than 15 years' experience investing in global mining wrote about Environmental, Social and Governance during COVID-19. Read it in the AME Blog.
Government Assistance programs
Rob Stevens, AME’s Vice President interviewed Preston Parsons, a lawyer at  Overholt Law to discuss government assistance programs during COVID-19.

AME Mentorship | Mentor Opportunities Available
Mentoring is a great way to give back to the industry by providing coaching and guidance and to help someone grow professionally. If you are interested in supporting new professionals entering our industry, the AME Mentorship Program still has mentoring opportunities available for this year.
 
If you have a background/experience in any of the following areas, we would like to hear from you. 

  • Data science or machine learning
  • Mine planning
  • Environmental Science, specifically water or microbiology.
  • Hydrogeology
 

If you know someone or you are interested in mentoring, please email your CV or a short bio to Stasia Wegner no later than April 24, 2020. 
New Workshops and Training at AME
We are developing new online training services for AME members, and we would like to hear from you.
1) What day of the week would appeal to you?
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
2) What time of the day would work best for you?
Morning
Lunch n' Learn
Afternoon
Keep safe and well.
Association for Mineral Exploration
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