ABOUT  MEG CALGARY

The Calgary Mineral Exploration Group Society is a non-profit association incorporated under the Societies Act of Alberta. The mandate of the Calgary MEG is to foster a recognition of the importance of mineral exploration and the development of mineral resources to the province of Alberta.

The Society endeavours to promote public understanding of the Earth Sciences and the business interests of its members. The society offers monthly lunchtime seminars relating to geology and mineral exploration in the province of Alberta, across Canada and around the world, and hosts the annual Calgary Mining Forum.

To join or volunteer, please attend a lunchtime presentation, or click here to contact our Membership Director membership@megcalgary.com.

A BRIEF HISTORY

In the mid to late 1960′s, the mineral exploration scene in Calgary was small. Great Plains Development, Imperial Oil, Scurry Rainbow and others maintained small mineral exploration groups, mainly engaged in the search for gold and base metals. Don Sawyer, Murray Pyke, Sandy Dean and Al Swanson were some of the geologists working for these companies. At this time the Red Fox bar in the Holiday Inn (now Ramada) was the informal meeting place for the mineral exploration community …
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SPONSOR A LUNCHEON

Sponsor a Calgary MEG Society Luncheon. Benefits include your logo and website on the Email Distributions to our membership; your logo and website on the event page of our website; and time for a 5 minute information sharing session about your business, product, service or project at the luncheon.

The Calgary Mineral Exploration Group Society offers monthly lunchtime seminars relating to geology and mining in the province of Alberta, across Canada and around the world. We are always looking for speakers and topics.

The MEG’s popular Monthly Speakers Luncheon Program featuring a Beer and Sandwich Luncheon continues on the first Thursday of every month during 2015. For more information on how to present a talk or sponsor one of our Luncheons please click here to email the President of MEG.