District Distinguished Service Award2023
CIM Distinguished Lecturers2021
Metal Mining Society Award
Past President of CIM (2019-2020)
Roy Slack is a professional engineer and a graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, with a degree in mining engineering.
In 1998 he started Cementation’s operations in North America, providing design build mine construction services to the mining sector. He retired from the company in 2019 but remains on the board. He is also on the board of Torex Gold Resources.
In 2008 he was awarded the Engineer’s Medal for Entrepreneurship by the Professional Engineers of Ontario. In 2013 he was appointed to the Province of Ontario’s first Prevention Council to advise the government on workplace safety. In 2017 Nipissing University bestowed upon him an Honorary Doctorate. He remains active in CIM on the executive of the Health & Safety Society and the Northern Gateway Branch, as well as an Associate Editor for CIM Journal.