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.

Mission Statement

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