We are excited to announce the dates for

Minerals South 2018

Trail, BC.

November 20th – 23rd, 2018

Short Course and Ice Breaker – Tuesday November 20th, 2018

Talks and Trade-show – Wednesday November 21st, Thursday November 22nd, 2018

Field-trip – Friday November 23rd, 2018


Minerals South 2018 Program – Click Here!

This year the Short Course, to be held on November 20 at the Best Western Columbia River Hotel, will be an “Exploration Toolkit” which is a compilation of some of the valuable tools available for us now that we are not all familiar with. The tools covered are XRF, LiDAR, Advances in Geochemistry, Age Dating, Isotope Geochemistry, Hyperspectral Technology, Laser Ablation and ICP MS.  There will be presentations on each subject along with discussion on field application and how to best use these technologies. Presenters are Rob Lee from MDRU, Chris Gallagher of Terralogic, Lloyd Hume of Eagle Mapping and Erin Looby of Corescan. That evening the Icebreaker will be held at the same location.

The main conference on November 21 and 22 will be held at the Trail Arena Complex where at the gymnasium there will be a trade show with booths, displays and posters that we will be advertising as open to the public and having school classes come through. Also at the arena, in the McIntyre Room, there will be a varied list of technical talks including a few presentations about the Teck Smelter and how to ship your ore, several company project presentations and government technical presentations along with a variety of other informative talks.

On November 21 the Banquet will be held at the “RiverBelle” Trail’s full service, fully licensed catering facility and will feature entertainment by the “Boom Town Garter Girls” from nearby Rossland. This is all happening a few short blocks from the main conference.

There will be a field trip to the Teck Smelter on November 23 which will include lunch.

Tour time is from 9am – 3pm

The field trip can accommodate up to 50 persons

NOTICE: Field trip attendees visitor policy and facial hair requirements.

Bus to Teck’s Trail Operations will depart from the Trail Memorial Center parking lot.  Please be there by 8:30am for loading.

Visitor Policy     Facial Hair Requirements 

There are still some sponsorship opportunities as well. When a company sponsors something they will have their logo displayed on posters and on other screens around the conference so we require a high definition copy of the logo for when it appears on the big screen. Sponsors logos will also appear in the program as well as our monthly Motherlode Newsletter. Any profits that may be realized from the conference will go towards keeping the Chamber of Mines of Eastern BC open to the public five days a week advocating for mining and doing public outreach. We are a volunteer, not for profit organization, so help if you can. We now have it so you can register online at http://cmebc.com/minerals-south-2018/ or for more information call the chamber at 250-352-5242.   With the possibility of a mail strike, please email a copy of your registration forms, PayPal is working now so you can even pay with a credit card.

If you want to be there or be be involved in some way don’t wait for us to call you, contact the chamber at 250-352-5242 or chamberofmines@netidea.com

Register Online – Pay Online with Paypal or credit card.

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