We are a diverse organization with operations extending across Canada and around the world. Our unique and unified corporate culture is the foundation upon which numerous experienced professionals who work here have been credited for their hard work, dedication and accomplishments.
Our de-centralized approach means we offer high level of responsibility to the right people. We are looking for candidates who think and act like entrepreneurs – with red tape and bureaucracy kept to a minimum.
We believe this approach is why our experienced professionals earn the respect and recognition from their peers in the industry and are seen as leaders in their respective fields ranging from geology, engineering, accountancy, IT, environmental science, trading and law.
In 2020, Samantha McGarry, ’s Site Rehabilitation Lead, received the Dr. Jack Winch Early Career Award for her breadth of work in reclamation. Her thesis work with Dr. Graeme Spiers and Dr. Peter Beckett began in 2009 and encompassed research that later became an active project, which involved the growth of energy crops on mine tailings using organic residuals.
Also in 2020, Brad Simser, Principal Ground Control Engineer, earned the CIM Rock Mechanics Award. An exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable and talented engineer, Brad has written numerous papers on the practical application of rock mechanics principles in mining operations, and his recommendations can be attributed to helping underground workers come home safely every day.
Published every two years, 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining is a magazine that celebrates contributions by women in the global mining industry. According to the publication, these Women in Mining (WIM) show impressive diversity in their mining sector talents, and their recognition and celebration is not only well-deserved, but also a key aspect of changing attitudes in the mining sector. Amélie Rouleau, ’s Director of Public Affairs, Communications and Community Engagement was one of the 100 women recognized in 2020, among 1,100 nominations.
Amélie Rouleau: An Inspirational Woman in Mining
Founded in 2006, WIM advocates and speaks for women in the mining sector, informing industry participants and decision-makers of the challenges and opportunities women are finding in pursuing careers in mining companies and other mining-related businesses.
Safety leadership in the field
Many of our supervisors working at our industrial sites exemplify safety leadership earning due recognition from their peers. In October 2020, supervisors at the Horne Smelter, Matagami Mine and Raglan Mine were recognized by the Québec Mining Association (QMA), which , and the effort made by their teams, to maintain a safe working environment for periods of between 50,000 and 600,000 hours.
Deserving of a special mention are Kitchen Supervisors at Raglan Mine, Molly McKinnon and Maxime Thériault, who reached 250,000 and 300,000 hours, respectively, without an accident as of the end of 2020. Moreover, a very special mention went to Israël Gauthier and his team at the Horne Smelter’s acid and oxygen plant, who broke a new record by completing 600,000 hours of work without an accident.
We pride ourselves on fostering our strong internal culture and believe this is why our experienced professionals earn the respect and recognition from their peers in the industry and are seen as leaders in their respective fields. We look forward to sustaining this reputation in the years ahead.