Discover Canada’s largest research centre dedicated to fabricating, processing and evaluating metals and materials to improve all aspects of producing and using value-added products derived from metals and minerals.

Major Facilities
Find out what happens at CanmetMATERIALS facilities, from developing advanced materials for next-generation vehicles to improving the reliability of Canada’s energy infrastructure and more.

Materials Research Areas
Discover CanmetMATERIALS’ four main program areas (Transportation, Buildings and Industry; Clean Energy Production; Pipelines; and Emerging and Defence Materials) and get details on collaborating with CanmetMATERIALS. More than 90 percent of CanmetMATERIALS’ research activities are collaborative.

Technical Capabilities
Learn about CanmetMATERIALS’ range of technical capabilities. There are nearly a dozen major areas of expertise, ranging from corrosion to thermo-mechanical simulation to integrated computational materials engineering.

NRCan National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body
Find out about the three major categories of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) NDT Certification Body.



Non-Destructive Testing Certified Personnel
Find out who is currently NDT certified by NRCan. If you have a certification and have questions about its expiry date, this is also a good starting point.

Non-Destructive Testing Certified XRF Personnel
Find out who is currently NDT certified by NRCan as an X-ray fluorescent (XRF) operator.

Mining/Materials Publications
Scroll through a list of our most recent publications about the minerals and metals sector, including key facts and information bulletins. Additional materials, grouped by theme, are also available to download.