Events & News

June 10 2019

3rd MinErAL Meeting: The preliminary Program now Available

On June 12 and 13, the MinErAL network's annual general meeting will be held in Cairns, Australia, traditional territory of the Yirrganydji people and the Gimuy Walubara Clan of the Yidinji people.

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June 06 2019

Launch of the report "Cohabiting with Fly-in Fly-out commuting: Experiences of women and communities on the North Shore"

This report mentions the social, economic and community impacts of fly-in fly-out commuting, both for workers' families and for host communities.

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June 05 2019

Summer School on Mining Cities in Transition: Rich and Informative Encounters

From May 26th to June 4th, a group of researchers and PhD students from Canada and Scandinavia had the opportunity to discuss with various mining and community development stakeholders in the vicinity of Schefferville, Fermont and Labrador City.

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May 27 2019

Doctoral seminar in Schefferville and Fermont

Members of the MinErAL network are invited to participate in a doctoral seminar to be held in Schefferville and Fermont during the week of May 27, 2019. The event is organized in partnership with REXSAC, details of the...

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Featured Projects


Indigenous employment in nickel mining: A global perspective on Indigenous job access and labour practices in Canada and New Caledonia

Recent research in the MinErAl network has investigated the implications of mining development for Indigenous livelihoods by examining the relationship between Indigenous employment and industrial...

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2019 to 2022

Mining Activities, Health and Well-Being in Indigenous Communities

In addition to direct effects, mining activities have the potential to indirectly influence the health and well-being of Indigenous communities by modifying the social-ecological determinants of...

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