CIM Sudbury Branch - General Membership Meeting

  • Dates:
    Jan 17, 2013
  • Location:
    Dynamic Earth, Sudbury
  • Event Type:
    General Membership Meeting

Contact Information

Gary Poxleitner
Membership Chair
705.682.5627
gary.poxleitner@valeinco.com
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Why Canadian Mining Must Save Society Guest Speaker: Douglas Morrison President & CEO Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) Douglas Morrison has 14 years of operating experience in the deep nickel mines of the Sudbury Basin, where he became the Superintendent of Rock Mechanics and Mine Design at Vale (previously Inco). He has since spent 16 years as a consultant at Golder Associates working on strategic design, productivity, and safety issues in mines around the world. He was based in Belo Horizonte Brazil, and from 2005-2010 he was Golder's Global Mining Sector Leader in Toronto. Throughout his career he maintained an advisory or Board role with Canadian research organizations such as CAMIRO and MIRARCO that are engaged in delivering innovation to the mining industry. Douglas has held key roles at CEMI since 2010 and in 2012 he was appointed President and CEO and is the Chair in Holistic Mining Practices. He is focused on developing a comprehensive approach to innovation in mining that will minimize future environmental impact, enhance communities living close to mines, and contribute towards developing a globally sustainable society. Douglas’ address will encompass mining in the context of broader society around the world.

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Why Canadian Mining Must Save Society Guest Speaker: Douglas Morrison President & CEO Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) Douglas Morrison has 14 years of operating experience in the deep nickel mines of the Sudbury Basin, where he became the Superintendent of Rock Mechanics and Mine Design at Vale (previously Inco). He has since spent 16 years as a consultant at Golder Associates working on strategic design, productivity, and safety issues in mines around the world. He was based in Belo Horizonte Brazil, and from 2005-2010 he was Golder's Global Mining Sector Leader in Toronto. Throughout his career he maintained an advisory or Board role with Canadian research organizations such as CAMIRO and MIRARCO that are engaged in delivering innovation to the mining industry. Douglas has held key roles at CEMI since 2010 and in 2012 he was appointed President and CEO and is the Chair in Holistic Mining Practices. He is focused on developing a comprehensive approach to innovation in mining that will minimize future environmental impact, enhance communities living close to mines, and contribute towards developing a globally sustainable society. Douglas’ address will encompass mining in the context of broader society around the world.