About Us Overview

AME BC is the predominant voice of mineral exploration and development in British Columbia. Established in 1912, AME BC represents thousands of members including geoscientists, prospectors, engineers, entrepreneurs, exploration companies, suppliers, mineral producers, and associations who are engaged in mineral exploration and development in BC and throughout the world. Through leadership, advocacy, and partnerships, AME BC promotes a healthy environment and business climate for the mineral exploration industry. 


AME BC celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012.
Click below to view the video chronicling AME BC’s centennial.



President's Message

Quarterly message from AME BC President & CEO, Gavin C. Dirom. Read now+


Board of Directors and AME BC Staff

Meet the AME BC Board of Directors and staff! Read detailed biographies on the current AME BC Board and staff members.



The committees of AME BC are the driving force and expertise behind our advocacy work and are key contributors to the overall success of the Association. For more information, read our committee summaries, member listings, and terms of reference. Read more+



AME BC’s current bylaws in electronic format. View now+


AME BC Awards

The AME BC Awards are presented annually to individuals or teams of individuals in recognition of their significant contributions, directly or indirectly, to enhance the mineral resource industry. Read more+