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April 11, 2014 11:02 ET

marcus evans to Host the 2nd Annual Health and Safety Excellence in Mining Conference on July 23-24, 2014 in Toronto, ON

No Other Mining Conference in the Market Will Provide a Better First-Hand Voice From the Mining Industry to Explore Methods to Boost Safety Ownership, Effectively Identify and Implement Leading Indicator Strategies, and Transform Front-Line Supervisors to Be Safety Leaders

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Apr 11, 2014) - marcus evans, the world's largest event management group, will host the 2nd Annual Health and Safety in Mining Conference on July 23-24, 2014 in Toronto, ON. Last year's meeting in Toronto was the first of its kind to bring together Heads of HSE from leading North American mining companies to discuss best practices for achieving an interdependent safety culture.

Previous attendees include:
Victoria Gold Corp., Shell Albain Sands, Alamos Gold Inc., Cliff Natural Resources, BHP Billiton, Fircroft, Luna Gold Corp., Cameco Corporation, Xstrata, ShawCor Ltd., Odgers Berndison, Donlin Gold, Newmont Mining Corporation, Kinross Gold Corporation, Agnico-Eagle Mines, Osisko Mining Corporation, GoldCorp Red Lake Gold Mines, Lake Shore Gold Corp., Quest Rare Minerals Ltd., Swick Drilling North America, Glencore, Dumas Contracting LTD, DMC Mining, Suncor Energy, Agrium, JDS Energy & Mining, Ruen Drilling Inc, DuPont, WESTECH, Deton'cho Corporation, AMC Mining, Aura Minerals, Walter Energy, and many more!

Building Off of Last Year's Success, the 2nd Annual Conference will enable you to:

  • Establish an observation-based, proactive safety program that significantly reduces incident rates
  • Design prudent risk controls to maintain compliance while advancing safety management goals
  • Reinforce OH&S training to excel during dramatic workforce shifts while eliminating gaps in safety knowledge
  • Target leading indicators to enhance behaviour-based safety and increase site-level corrective action
  • Transform front-line supervisory management styles to support safety ownership at every level

Featuring Case Studies from Leading HSE Professionals, including:
Dennis Leonard, Safety Director, Kiewit Mining Group
Clint Desrosiers, Health & Safety Director Canadian Operations, Walter Energy
Guillaume Lachapelle, Corporate Director Health, Safety & Security, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
Rene Scheepers, President, Thyssen Mining Construction of Canada Ltd

For more information on this conference or to get a complete list of speakers, sessions or past attendees, visit the conference website: or email Tyler Kelch, Marketing & PR Coordinator at

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