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COM 2014 - 53rd Annual Conference of Metallurgists
Risk Management

The metals market current volatility along with the on-going advancement of a more aggressive social and environmental impact regulatory agenda are great challenges to the development of mining and metallurgical projects. These factors call for a much needed reinvigoration of sound and systematic Risk Management practices. As the industry continues to push boundaries in technology or scale, it becomes imperative to exercise the proper Risk Management to avoid project failures. Social and environmental licenses to operate are also keystone components that must be properly managed to prevent business disasters.

Through a panel discussion facilitated by Dr. Chris Twigge-Molecey, join us to listen to and learn from industry experts about their experiences and lessons learned in this topic of great importance to all industry. The panelists include:

Dickson Hall (Senior VP Corporate Development, HDI Mining)
Sam Marcuson (ex VP Technology, Vale)
Sean Waller (President and Director, Candente Copper Corp.)
Gord Winkel (Chair and Industrial Professor of Engineering Safety and Risk Management, University of Alberta)


COM 2014 Program

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