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Suncor Energy, A Progressive Place to Work

Suncor Energy (Suncor, the “company”) is one of Canada’s leading integrated energy companies. In addition to their commitment to the responsible development of the Alberta Oils Sands, Suncor Energy is also investing in renewable wind and biofuel projects. Striving to be a global competitor, this energy giant understands that it takes more than a robust…



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Understanding The Risks To Your Project

CIM’s monthly meeting was recently held in Toronto. Hosted by Hatch, the guest speaker was Hatch’s own resident expert on Project Investment, Dr. Chris Twigge-Molecey. Dr. Twigge-Molecey’s impressive resume includes a degree in Mechanical Sciences, as well as a Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics. The doctor is a former President of the Canadian Institute of Mining…

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Barrick Hires New Execs for Troubled Pascua-Lama

Construction at Pascua-Lama In the wake of the construction suspension at the Pascua-Lama gold and silver mine, Barrick Gold Corp. (Barrick, the “Company”) has hired two new executives to work on the troubled project. Barrick is working towards meeting regulatory requirements before the Chilean portion of the project can be re-activated. The Pascua-Lama mine site sits directly…

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Jansen Requires World’s Largest Mine Hoists

ABB to build four mine hoisting systems like the one above for BHP’s Jansen project. ABB, a Swiss power and automation technology group, has been selected by Australia’s BHP Billiton (BHP) to supply mine hoisting systems for the Jansen potash project. Located 130 km east of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the Jansen potash project is slated for…

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Goldcorp Crowned Market Cap King

Friday afternoon Goldcorp Inc. (Goldcorp) became the world’s most valuable gold miner. When the bell rang out and the TSX closed down on April 12th, Barrick Gold Corporation  (Barrick) stock was down 8.2% amidst an unfortunate week marked by the company’s halting production on the Chilean side of their flagship Pascua-Lama mine. The decline gave the…

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Barrick Suspends Construction on Chilean Pascua-Lama Mine

Barrick Gold Corp. (Barrick) has announced that they’re suspending construction work on the Chilean side of the Pascua-Lama project while working to address environmental and other regulatory requirements to the satisfaction of Chilean authorities. In the interim, activities deemed necessary for environmental protection will continue as authorized. Allegedly the mine polluting groundwater and rivers in…

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EPCM World Employment Report March 2013

This is your EPCM World Employment Report for March 2013, EPCM World’s monthly analysis of current employment trends in Heavy Industry across Canada. We’ve taken a close look at what happened in the General Engineering, Heavy Construction and Mining industries over the last month and conveniently compiled our findings for your review. Canadian EPCM Sector…

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EPCM World Launches New Job Search Tool

Looking for a new job? Or maybe you’re graduating and just starting your career? EPCM World’s new Job Search engine is here to help. If you`ve ever tried sorting through the web`s endless supply of career hosting sites you know that there’s no shortage of EPCM jobs being offered all over Canada. Yet sorting through all…

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    EPCM World Employment Report March 2013

    This is your EPCM World Employment Report for March 2013, EPCM World’s monthly analysis of current employment trends in Heavy Industry across Canada. We’ve taken a close look at what happened in the General Engineering, Heavy Construction and Mining industries over the last month and conveniently compiled our findings for your review. Canadian EPCM Sector…

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    EPCM World Launches New Job Search Tool

    Looking for a new job? Or maybe you’re graduating and just starting your career? EPCM World’s new Job Search engine is here to help. If you`ve ever tried sorting through the web`s endless supply of career hosting sites you know that there’s no shortage of EPCM jobs being offered all over Canada. Yet sorting through all…

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    EPCM World Employment Report February 2013

    This is your EPCM World Employment Report for February 2013, EPCM World’s monthly analysis of current employment trends in Heavy Industry across Canada. We’ve taken a close look at what happened in the General Engineering, Heavy Construction and Mining industries over the last month and conveniently compiled our findings for your review. POCKETS OF CONCERN…

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    Filling the Engineering Gap

    In January, Engineers Canada reported that 95,000 engineers are expected to retire by 2020. The report predicts that there will not be enough skilled engineers to make up for the loss. Is it time to sound the alarm? Maybe. But then again, there are some bright spots in the engineering economy. The gap will eventually…

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    Suncor Energy, A Progressive Place to Work

    Suncor Energy (Suncor, the “company”) is one of Canada’s leading integrated energy companies. In addition to their commitment to the responsible development of the Alberta Oils Sands, Suncor Energy is also investing in renewable wind and biofuel projects. Striving to be a global competitor, this energy giant understands that it takes more than a robust…

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    The 2013 National Conference on Women in Engineering (NCWIE)

    On November 22nd, 2013 the National Conference on Women in Engineering (NCWIE) will be held on the West Coast for the first time. Originally conceptualized and coordinated by Queen’s University, the NCWIE recently found a new home at the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students who now oversees the conference at a different Canadian engineering institution each November. This year marks…

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    Canada’s Competitive Advantage Lies In Academia

    Canada is among the top ten producers of 17 key metals and minerals, reports The Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) in Mining Capital: How Canada Transformed Its Resources Endowment Into a Global Competitive Advantage. Furthermore, Canada is also a leader in the knowledge transfer of effective and responsible resource development. Despite Canada’s vast array of natural resources, the…

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    Parks Canada Ideal for Engineering Grads?

    As students approach graduation, their focus on career planning intensifies. Internet explorations of a variety of companies and junior roles coupled with trips to the career planning office can make students feel they’ve turned every possible stone in search of the right career. But have they really? The Canadian Federal Government is a great place…