About CIM – the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
Founded in 1898, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is the leading not-for-profit technical society of professionals in the Canadian minerals, metals, materials and energy industries.
CIM maintains three main objectives:
- to create, curate and facilitate the exchange of knowledge and technology
- to foster networking, professional development and fraternity
- to expand awareness of the essential contribution mining makes to society
CIM has over 10,000 members, convened from industry, academia and government. Including MetSoc, CIM has 10 technical Societies and over 33 Branches, CIM members help shape, lead and connect Canada’s mining industry, both within Canada and across the globe.
Learn about the Benefits of a CIM Membership, and join us as we continue to make history in the minerals industry.