Monday Edition


SMS opening 

SMS Equipment and Komatsu Welcome

Last night’s Opening Reception and Welcome Ceremony, sponsored by SMS Equipment and Komatsu, started off tamely with participants mixing and mingling as Guilty Pleasure jammed out to hits old and new. Read More

Eric Hinton speaks at Surface and Underground Mining Reception

Surface and Underground Mining Societies’ Reception hits new highs

Eric Hinton had more than one reason to smile Sunday at the Surface and Underground Mining Societies’ Reception. He is proudly taking the reins from Robert Carey as the chair of CIM’s Underground Mining Society, which this year co-hosted the reception with the Surface Mining Society. There were about 200 people present. Read More

Plenary live streaming

 Terry Bowles shaking hands

CIM Leadership Congress and AGM

As delegates filed into the Vancouver Convention Centre on Sunday morning to register for the CIM Convention, and exhibitors put the final touches on their booth displays, CIM’s brain trust was busy fleshing out the details of its strategic outreach initiative, which has been under development since mid-2013. Read More

 Kids at M4S M4S Photo gallery


Sean Waller: Good follow-through

Sean WallerLife just got busier for Sean Waller. Minutes after closing the annual general meeting (AGM), where he was introduced as CIM’s new president, Waller was rushing to a reception to make an impromptu speech. Candente Copper’s president will focus his term on following through with the many initiatives launched by outgoing president Bob Schafer; the completion, adoption and implementation of the new strategic plan figure prominently on his list. Having been involved with CIM for the past 16 years, Waller made sure during the AGM to thank the organization’s hundreds of tireless volunteers for their time and commitment.

CIM MER Society to offer graduate student research excellence award
Are you a graduate student working on an innovative research project? The CIM Maintenance Engineering & Reliability Society wants to know all about it! MER is offering an award that recognizes excellence in graduate students. Get the chance to win up to $2,000 to fund a trip to MER’s annual MEMO Conference to present your findings. Apply by preparing and submitting a manuscript suitable for publication in the CIM Journal. For more information, visit the CIM MER Graduate Student Research Excellence Award.

Proud sponsors of the CIM Convention 


 Caterpillar  Joy Global SMS Komatsu   Teck




Barrick, Graham, Mosaic, PotashCorp, Shell, Syncrude


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