The MSTA is Canada’s #1 Mining Service and Supply Association, and membership ensures you get access to the latest professional development, industry news, compelling business development opportunities and representation for strategic government relations initiatives that support and protect our members.

The MSTA’s mission is to help our members grow and promote themselves within a vibrant and globally competitive mining supply chain.  MSTA members are highly engaged solutions focused leaders who are recognized as thought leaders and partners in helping to support the mining industry around the world.

Join MSTA and engage the Canadian mining community, including with just some of our Members featured here.  MSTA memberships provide all individuals within your organization access to the full suite of member benefits. Join Now or Contact Us today!

MSTA Will Help You Grow Your Business by:

  • Connecting you to real opportunities
  • Leverage new relationships with partners, buyers and mining leaders
  • Improving your sales strategy within the sector
  • Providing world class market intelligence 

MSTA Advocates on Your Behalf by:

  • Representing your interests to various levels of government
  • Maintaining strong networks within the Canadian and global mining industry
  • Leveraging relationships with governments to improve the effectiveness of the sector

A Clearing House of Global Business Opportunities and Knowledge

  • Consistently approached by global mining firms and governments looking for qualified suppliers

Supporting your Sales and Marketing Efforts

  • The MSTA website is a focal point for mining companies looking for suppliers
  • The Compendium is a key resource for buyers and procurement officers, distributed around the world

Supporting your Sales and Marketing Efforts

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Amplifying your Marketing Efforts

Our unique and industry leading Annual Compendium of Canadian Mining Suppliers is highly focused audience of mining buyers and decision makers with Canadian and global distribution of over 15,000 copies. Over the past 20 years it has become a respected resource to find innovative solutions to the needs of the mining sector in Canada and abroad.  In addition to our Compendium, you have the opportunity to leverage our Website for extending your marketing reach and enhancing your presence. Our presence is highly ranked from the perspective of major web search engines like Google, and we are seen as an "Expert" source for mining supplier information.

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World Class Market Intelligence and Advice

SNL Metals & Mining is the most trusted source of global mining information and analysis with more than three decades of providing global insights and intelligence. MSTA has a strategic relationship with SNL Metals and Mining which permits us to share certain data from their robust database that includes key information on projects and operations in the mining sector around the world. This allows our members to quickly compile information to identify potential opportunities.  In addition, our very experienced team can provide advice and assist you with any questions you have to get your company started in a new or penetrate an existing market.

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Access Global Opportunities with Trade Shows and Missions

Through our unique relationship with the Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and Export Development Canada (EDC), we host the Canada Pavilions at major mining events around the world. MSTA participates, on average, at 10 international mining exhibitions every year which allow members interested in global markets to leverage the highly respected "Made in Canada" brand in the mining industry.  We also host trade missions around the world allowing for a more targeted approach. These trade shows and missions provide excellent networking opportunities and high quality B2B meeting programs to help get your company in front prospective buyers.

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Supporting your interests through targeted Advocacy

MSTA is your voice to Provincial and Federal governments as well as with other relevant mining associations in Canada and around the world. Our strong relationships with the mining and trade ministers, federal divisions such as Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN), National Research Council of Canada, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) ensures that we are able to provide the proper feedback and guidance from the mining supplier perspective towards policy decisions that can affect your company. We are regularly asked by the respective governmental departments for such input.

 

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Networking

MSTA holds events to provide members an opportunity to network with each other and share best practices. One of our largest events is our Annual Mining Procurement Forum held every year in November. The venue is designed to provide the sharing of best practices and an exclusive opportunity where mining companies provide insight to their needs and where capital will be deployed at what projects for the upcoming year(s).   In addition, locally we hold B2B events such as the recent PDAC 2017 where we scheduled over 250 meetings for members.

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Workshops/Webinars

MSTA hosts a variety of workshops and webinars that will help improve your team’s sales and marketing performance.

MSTA will help you to better and more effectively market your firm’s products and/or services. In addition to our networking events, we see the workshops as an opportunity to share best practices and key learnings between members.

MSTA hosts it’s own webinar series that will provide market intelligence on countries of interest and opportunities that will look at how to improve your business operations or leverage the association to lower overall costs of operation.