SUPPORTING PARTNER OF THE CANADA PAVILION AT MINING INDABA 2018 (MI18)
Alain Carrier, Coordonnateur – Marchés de l’Afrique et du Moyen-Orient
Deeply rooted in the soil of North America and fiercely proud of its French heritage Québec is the largest province in Canada (1 667 441 km2).• Over 34,000 people work, directly or indirectly, in the mining sector. Together, they make up a qualified workforce. • Québec is one of the most important mining producers in Canada, particularly for metallic minerals. • A broad range of minerals is currently produced, including iron ore concentrate, gold, copper, zinc, nickel, niobium, titanium, graphite, platinum and cobalt. • Québec has strong potential for further discoveries of currently mined substances and for discoveries of new substances such as strategic metals (lithium, rare earths, tantalum, etc.) and diamonds. A solid business environment Québec’s economy is creative, innovative, competitive and open to the world. Government of Québec offers many individual and group services tailored to the needs of Québec businesses to prepare to export.