“In recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of energy management, innovations in mine hoist safety and electrical solid state technology as well as his dedicated service to CIM.”
André (Andy) Lemay has worked in a wide range of leading edge projects and initiatives from electrical, maintenance, engineering, to environmental and energy. He finished his career at Vale (INCO) in energy management as an Energy Analyst.
Continually building on his education, he progressed from his electrician’s and technology training to Laurentian University, graduating with a bilingual Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Business and Economics. Also, through further training and experience, he holds accreditation from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Demand Side Manager (CDSM) and Certified Energy Auditor (CEA).
Over the years Lemay has become known for providing knowledge, leadership and guidance to personnel from the plant floor to the executive offices within Vale, and as their representative, to a number of other mining and related companies, all levels of governments, non-government organizations, associations and regulatory bodies. His approach to innovation is to always look to what could be rather than what is.
Not awarded this year.
“In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the mining industry in the field of wire rope safety, education and performance as well as his dedicated service to CIM.”
George Delorme graduated from EOIT (Algonquin College) in 1968 with a degree in mechanical engineering technology.
Following graduation, George joined Wire Rope Industries, working primarily with mining rope applications, becoming their technical services manager. He remained at Wire Rope for 28 years. In 1996, he joined Haggie Steel Wire ropes of South Africa as president of Haggie North America Inc., a position he still holds.
Over the years, George has visited mines in 22 countries and has assisted with the rope installation of many new hoisting plants. Since 1999, he has had 11 technical papers published in thirteen annual technical bulletins relating to rope issues. George is a life member and a Fellow of CIM, has been chosen as a CIM Distinguished Lecturer, and has served as Chairman of the Maintenance/Engineering Division.
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