The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is the leading technical society of professionals in the Canadian minerals, metals and energy industries, with more than 14,000 individual and more than 200 corporate members, technical interest groups and branches across the country. Through its technical publications, comprehensive web site, acclaimed CIM Magazine, and quarterly peer-reviewed CIM Journal, CIM serves as a comprehensive and valuable portal for knowledge sharing by acquiring the latest information on industry developments, innovations, projects and best practices. Its technical leadership in the area of standards definitions has been highly praised. Members also gain access to an extensive grassroots network through the annual CIM Convention (Canada’s largest), a growing number of specialized and international conferences, as well as at hundreds of cross-country meetings, events and lectures. Extend your network and help shape the future of the mining industry by becoming part of this valuable community of decision-makers. Join now at www.cim.org.