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Canadian Mining Hall of Fame seeking nominations

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The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its 2020 induction ceremony. (Stock image)

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame is now seeking nominees for induction in 2020.

Eligible inductees are those who have demonstrated leadership and outstanding achievement in the mining industry, and serve as an inspiration for future generations in the sector.

They must be nominated through Canadian Mining Hall of Fame member organizations or associate organizations. Submissions will be accepted until July 20.

Full guidelines and eligibility criteria are available here.

Winners will be announced in October, 2019, and honoured at the annual dinner and induction ceremony on Jan. 9, 2020.

Past inductees with Northern Ontario ties include Dr. James M. Franklin, an adjunct professor in Laurentian University’s Harquail School of Earth Sciences (2019); Terry MacGibbon, who founded FNX Mining based on discoveries at past-producing mines in the Sudbury basin (2018); and Rob McEwen, the former CEO of Goldcorp who transformed the Red Lake Mine into a 500,000-ounce producer (2017).

Founded in 1988, the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame is a joint initiative of the Northern Miner, the Mining Association of Canada, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.