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Government & Industry Groups
Click on any of the titles below to expand each section. The different sections include links and brief descriptions of the different provincial, federal and international agencies, associations and organizations related to geoscience and the minerals industry.

British Columbia
Association for Mineral Exploration BC (AMEBC) The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia promotes a healthy, sustainable and environmentally sound mineral exploration and mining sector in BC.
Aggregate Producers Association of BC (APABC)
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC)
British Columbia Geological Survey (BCGS) The BCGS gathers, compiles and makes available to the public British Columbia geoscience information as tools to support mineral exploration and mineral resources development and help protect and manage crown lands.
Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM) - South Central Branch The South Central Branch, BC of the CIM is an avid supporter of the Mineral Resources Education Program of BC (MREPBC) and is committed to geoscience, mineral resources and mining education in BC schools.
Chamber of Mines of Eastern BC (CMEBC)
East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (EKCM)
Geological Survey of Canada - Pacific Division (GSC - Pacific) The GSC is the federal agency which has carried out baseline mapping and geoscience research in Canada since 1842. GSC Pacific (Vancouver) is proud of its scientific expertise and wants to share with you a century of valuable data collection.
Geoscience BC
Kamloops Exploration Group (KEG)
Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) MABC is one of the oldest industry associations in the province. MABC represents the collective needs and interests of operating coal, metal and industrial mineral mining companies.
Mining Suppliers Association of British Columbia (MSABC)
Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM)
Smithers Exploration Group (SEG)
Woment in Mining - Vancouver Branch
Association of Applied Geochemists (AAG)
Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM)
Canadian Council of Professional Engineers (CCPE)
Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences (CFES) Previously known as the Canadian Geoscience Council.
Canadian Geoscience Education Network (CGEN) The Canadian Geoscience Education Network of the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences, is concerned with all levels of geoscience education in Canada and encourages the efforts of the Canadian geoscience community to increase public awareness of geoscience.
Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS)
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG)
Coal Association of Canada (CAC)
Geological Association of Canada (GAC) National society for the geosciences, whose members include earth scientists from across Canada and around the world.
Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) is the federal agency which has carried out baseline mapping and geoscience research in Canada since 1842.
EdGEO EdGEO, initiated in the early 1970s, supports local workshops on earth science for Canadian teachers. It is coordinated by the Canadian Geoscience Education Network (CGEN) of the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences (CFES).
Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC)
Mining Association of Canada (MAC)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) A federal agency with information on all Natural Resources in Canada.
PDAC Mining Matters PDAC's Mining Matters is the mining education program based in Ontario that provides teachers with resources and professional development opportunities.
United States and International
Association of Women Geoscientists - US (AWG)
Minerals Council of Australia (MCA)
Nevada Mining Association Mineral Education A great, comprehensive set of tools for teachers. The Nevada Mining Association has put a great deal of effort into promoting minerals and mining education.
Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)
Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM) Now known as the Society for Sedimentary Geology.
Society of Exploration Geophysicists - US (SEG)
US Geological Survey (USGS) The USGS has a large collection of educational resources.
Women in Mining - US (WiM)