Luncheons

Thursday March 12, 2015 MEG Calgary Luncheon

Global Exploration Trends 2015
by Glen Jones, Director, SNL Metals and Mining

Exploration companies continued to face headwinds in 2014, leading many to cut exploration budgets across the board. As a result, companies are budgeting to spend even less in 2015.

Higher operating and capital costs, lower ore grades, and uncertain demand for commodities have required major […]

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Thursday February 19, 2015 MEG Luncheon

21st Century Prospecting … still in business at $45/bbl
by Robert Munday, Ph.D., P.Geol.

Robert J. Munday is making an official disclaimer: he will be making forward looking investment strategy statements in the followings to which he assumes no legal responsibility whatsoever.

Robert considers himself a prospector – which is more business than science and engineering. He […]

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MEG Luncheon Thursday January 15 , 2015

Lunch prices:
$20.00 for members
$25.00 for non-members

Ramada Hotel Downtown, 708 – 8th Avenue SW.
Calgary, Alberta
Convention Level
A documentary video by Approaching Science: The discovery of a thousand year old gold mine in Suichang, Zhejiang, China
Explained and translated in English by Virginia Trapnell, P.Geol.

This video in Chinese Mandarin documented the story of the 1965 discovery of a […]

Tuesday December 16, 2014 Luncheon

Lunch prices

$20.00 for members
$25.00 for non-members

Ramada Hotel Downtown, Convention Level
708 – 8th Avenue SW. Calgary, Alberta
Please confirm your intention to attend by email to vtrapnell@meg.calgary.ab.ca so that the appropriate number of sandwiches can be
ordered.

NEW IRON ORE PRODUCTION FROM THE QUEBEC-LABORADOR LATERITE DEPOSITS
 by Lee Nichols, Terracon Geotechnique

New Millennium Iron Corp and Tata Steel and Minerals […]

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Nov 7 2014 Luncheon

The November 7, 2014 MEG Luncheon will be our Annual General Meeting

Lunch prices:
$20.00 for members
$25.00 for non-members

Ramada Hotel Downtown
Convention Level
708 – 8th Avenue SW.
Calgary, Alberta

Doors Open at 11:30 am
Talk Commences at 12:00 noon
Retreating discovery rates and reduced exploration spending: potential impacts to global production
Glen Jones,  Director, Metals & Mining Database, SNL Metals & Mining

In […]

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October 2014 Luncheon

Noon, Thursday October 9, 2014

Convention Level, Ramada Downtown Calgary 708 – 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

This month’s talk is sponsored by Fairmont Resources Inc.

Industrial Minerals discovery through to production cash flow
Michael Dehn – President, CEO & Director, Fairmont Resources Inc.

Fairmont Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company focused on exploration and development in Canada. […]

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July 2014 Luncheon

TRANSITION METALS CORP; PROJECT GENERATION LEADING TO NEW PGM DISCOVERIES
by Scott McLean, P.Geo. President & CEO, Transition Metals Corp

Sponsored by Mark Francis – CSE (CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE)

This talk will describe the Project Generation business model of Transition Metals Corp that has led to new important Platinum Group Metals (PGM) discoveries in Ontario. The Project […]

May 2014 Luncheon

May 8, 2014 Luncheon
Ramada Calgary Downtown, 708 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

Main Ballroom, Convention Level

CHIDLIAK: WORKING TOWARDS THE FIRST DIAMOND MINE ON BAFFIN ISLAND

Jennifer Pell, Chief Geoscientist, Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.

The southern half of Baffin Island was targeted for greenfields diamond exploration in 2005. The area was selected for exploration because, although the regional geology […]

April 2014 Luncheon

“Any Road Will Get You There ”
by Robert Didur, BASc, P.Eng., Calgary

Robert will present an overview of his 40+ year career in the mining business that began and ended as a geologist but encompassed a wide range of technical and management positions in a variety of physical, geological and commodity environments.

He will discuss how […]

March 2014 Luncheon

“Early Access Routes to and within the the Yukon”
by James Allan. P.Geo., Calgary

All the early access routes in the Yukon and other parts of Northern Canada were opened primarily to support and service the mining industry. These routes, to and within the Yukon, include such famous routes as the Chilkoot and White Pass and […]