Sept/Oct 2008

CIM Environmental Society web meetings

Fostering sustainability through online learning

Conscious of their ecological impact, mining companies regularly exceed regulatory requirements and public expectations on the road to sustainability. Committed to this cause, CIM’s Environmental Society has organized a series of web meetings showcasing the industry’s best efforts. From the convenience of your desk, without burning fossil fuel to travel to a presentation, you can learn about sustainable mining at the click of a mouse. Upcoming live broadcast web meetings include:

Mine Water Management
Everything you need to know about dealing with flooding and water management facilities, from definitions of key terms to best water management practices.

Presenter: David E. Bleiker, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., Eastern Canada Mining Sector Leader, AMEC Earth & Environmental
Date: September 25, 2008
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST


The Shore Road Soil Study – An Assessment of Soils in the Vicinity of a Lead Smelter
Separate caution from alarmism and fact from conjecture about the environmental and public health risks associated with lead smelting.

Presenter: Christine Moore, M.Sc., Senior Scientist, Intrinsik
Date: October 16, 2008
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST


Aboriginal Outreach
Learn all about successfully, fairly, responsibly and legally engaging First Nations communities in the resources industry.

Presenters: Philip Bousquet, Director – Regulatory Affairs, The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Rick Meyers and Maggie Papoulias, Mining Association of Canada
Date: November 13, 2008
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST

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