Our Goal

The goal of the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Mining and Exploration is to encourage and support research, education and outreach activities regarding the nature and impacts of mineral resource exploration and extraction particularly in Northern Ontario.

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Policy Conference

The purpose of the conference was to examine the past, present and future of public policy and how it promotes sustainable mining development. With a great range speakers and over 130 attendees the conference will help to inform future policy development as it pertains to mining in northern Ontario, particularly the Ring of Fire.

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Speaker Series

One of the goals of CESME is to bring in visiting speakers to encourage debate and foster innovation. Where possible we will provide PDF versions of those presentations and videos of the talks themselves.

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News More News

Geology Professor named NOHFC IRC Chair in Mineral Exploration

February 4, 2021

Lakehead Geology professor, Dr. Peter Hollings, is receiving approximately $2.1 million from the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Impala Canada Ltd., NSERC, and Lakehead University to discover new mines, increase exploration...
CESME 2020 Donor Impact Report released

March 5, 2020

The latest CESME 2020 Donor Impact Report was released in March 2020 and highlights our ongoing partnership with Impala Canada.
Lakehead's SEG Student Chapter hosts successful short course

March 5, 2020

Lakehead's SEG Student Chapter hosts successful short course on Hydrothermal Mineral Deposits – Breccias and Alteration
CESME Strategic plan released

March 2, 2020

CESME Strategic plan
Latest donor impact report now available

March 2, 2019

The 2018 Donor Impact report highlighting recent successes and partnerships is now available

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955 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
P7B 5E1