The best bits of the AME Roundup

Here’s what you missed at this year’s AME Roundup

by Kyle Born
Canada Place in Vancouver

The AME Roundup took place in January at Canada Place in Vancouver. — Robert Hawkins photo

The Association for Mineral Exploration’s (AME) Roundup 2017 took place from January 23rd to January 27th, 2017 at Canada Place in Vancouver. About 6,000 participants from over 40 countries converged upon Canada Place for the AME Roundup. This year’s event was centred around the theme of “Gearing up for Discovery.

 

New Brunswick prospectors Robert Murray (L), and Chris Orser (R) share details about their rock and mineral samples.

New Brunswick prospectors Robert Murray (L), and Chris Orser (R) share details about their rock and mineral samples. — Robert Hawkins photo

Peter Willis and Parker Adams speak with a delegate at the Spatial Technologies booth.

Peter Willis and Parker Adams speak with a delegate at the Spatial Technologies booth. — Robert Hawkins photo

Hy-Tech Drilling Ltd. displayed a tall eye-catching drill. Students and their guide are given an explanation of how a drill is used in the field.

Hy-Tech Drilling Ltd. displayed a tall eye-catching drill. Students and their guide are given an explanation of how a drill is used in the field. — Robert Hawkins photo

Coreshack area of the Exhibit Hall

Foot traffic was high along the Coreshack area of the Exhibit Hall — Robert Hawkins photo

Press members conducting interviews

Executive interviews were carried out by the media in the Exhibit Hall. — Robert Hawkins photo

Gavin Dirom, the President and CEO of the AME, speaks with delegates at the TECK booth.

Gavin Dirom, the President and CEO of the AME, speaks with delegates at the TECK booth. — Robert Hawkins photo

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