Mining Resources

Find information on the Kimberley Process for Rough Diamonds, the Single-Window Initiative, the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act, and more.

Kimberley process for rough diamonds

Get the latest on Canada’s contribution to stemming the global flow of conflict diamonds.

NRCan-regulated products at the border

Read about the Single Window Initiative—an integrated electronic solution for collecting, consolidating, and disseminating commercial trade data.

Extractive sector transparency measur​es act

Find information on Canada’s contributions to increasing transparency and deterring corruption in the extractive sector.

CanmetMINING national mining collaborations

Read about the Green Mining Initiative Advisory Committee, the Mine Environment Neutral Drainage Program, and more.

Specialized R&D in the mining industry

Learn about radioactive waste stabilization and advanced separation technologies for better environmental performance.

Approved diesel engines

See the list of approved diesel engines for use in underground mines and confined locations.

Specialized mining services

Read about a range of specialized mining programs and activities, from geo-mechanics and rock mass characterization to micro-seismic monitoring and analysis to diesel engine certification.