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Joy Global gala

The money makers have shaken

With the help of great friends, good drinks and lots of amazing tunes, the Joy Global Gala was the perfect chance to celebrate a successful conference. 

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Mixing and mingling at the WIM reception 

High-profile attendees of the CIM Convention gathered Tuesday afternoon at the Women in Mining (WIM)/VIP reception, sponsored by Caterpillar. 

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Student-industry luncheon 

Finding a way to break into the mining industry can be a daunting proposition for anyone. With that in mind, roughly 60 students and recent graduates attended the annual Student Industry Luncheon for the opportunity to network with senior consultants, geologists, engineers, professors and more.

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Tech program

Making data useable on the front lines

An iPad for every operator? That is how Sean Dessureault, founder of MISOM Technologies, helped a surface coal mine reduce its safety incidents by 30 per cent. 

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mock interviews

The art of the interview 

Undergraduates and experienced engineers alike grabbed the opportunity to hone their pitches at the mock interview sessions yesterday morning. 

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EXPO! Photo Gallery

Action at CIM Expo!  

Traffic was brisk on the sold-out expo! floor. This year 484 exhibiting companies showcased their service and supply solutions. Space is available now for next year's Expo in Vancouver. Contact Martin Bell for details.                         



Growing ties between West Africa and Canada

The 2015 edition of Franco-Mines on Tuesday featured a star-studded cast of speakers, including former Quebec premier Jean Charest, Iamgold COO Gordon Stothart and a number of government representatives from West African countries. There were three different sessions over the course of the day, each with a different focus on mining in Africa’s mineral-rich Francophone regions. 

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Maurice Picard

Q&A: Maurice Pickard

It can be tough to justify extra expenses with the industry in a downturn. But according to Maurice Picard, area technical manager at SSAB, the CIM Convention is worth the price. Exhibitors, he says, can market their products and services to the hundreds of attendees from all over the world while drumming up solid business leads.

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Event Mobi

To access the 2015 CIM Convention app, please launch your app store and type in CIM Convention 2015. You will be able to download the app to your device and use it before, during and after the event. The app will support Windows, Blackberry, Android and iPhone devices, but you may also access the app via on a desktop or laptop computer.


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