PDAC 2017: Growing confidence seen in global minerals sector

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

An increase in numbers of people attending this year’s annual Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) international convention signalled to some a return of confidence to the global mineral exploration and mining industry.

By Daniel Sekulich

After three consecutive years of steadily declining attendance, more than 24,000 people from over 120 countries took part in this year’s PDAC convention, held at the beginning of March in Toronto, Canada. The attendance figure is still down from the peak years of 2012 and 2013,...