Geology Matters

Geology Matters showcases all aspects of the mineral exploration and mining industry in Nova Scotia. Delegates will meet representatives from corporations, exploration and mining companies, service and supply companies, post-secondary institutions, government, industry associations, investment companies, consultants and more. Nova Scotia’s exploration and mining expo includes short courses, a two-day technical program with government and industry keynote speakers, the prospector’s area, commercial trade show, the Nova Scotia Minerals Branch poster session and much more. The conference also features the Minister of Natural Resources’ Reception and Awards Ceremony.

Nova Scotia offers a wide range of geological environments and a competitive advantage, significantly reducing the cost for mineral exploration and development. Nova Scotia boasts:

  • being a proven producer of world class mines
  • an extensive infrastructure including roads, railway, mobile communication, three-phase power, throughout the province
  • access to global markets with international air service and deep-water ice-free ports
  • a highly developed education and training system with advanced research and development capacities
  • free geoscience expertise
  • a comprehensive regulatory regime

For more information contact Diane Webber.