Keeping Workers Safe Is the Golden Rule for This Canadian Mining Company

A rooted culture of caring runs deep within Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. – a Canadian-based gold producer with operations in Canada, Finland and Mexico.

Louise Grondin, Agnico Eagle’s senior Vice-President of Environment, Sustainable Development and People, says worker safety is paramount and her company wants every employee to be responsible for their own and others’ safety. To that end, it’s important for everyone to play a part in the effort to declare all events and situations that may put workers at risk. The goal is to eliminate any potential harm.

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Are You an Unsung Hero of Safety, Quality and the Environment?

They’re inspired and inspiring.

Those who choose a career in Environmental, Health & Safety and Quality (EHSQ) practices in organizations around the world are people often called to that task. They do the work because of a genuine compassion and empathy for others, and often because a life circumstance or life-changing influence may have inspired them to the cause.

It’s not a job for fame-seekers. Service as an EHSQ professional usually goes largely unnoticed and is far from a high-profile existence. It’s certainly no aspirational path to monetary success. EHSQ professionals aren’t often lauded or … Read more...

The 6 Best Metals & Mining Websites

Are you looking to impress your boss with your industry expertise? Perhaps you want to be known as the expert on your team? Or, maybe you just need to keep an eye on market data and stay on top of commodity prices. Well, no matter your motivation, we’ve got you covered!

To help you stay up to date on all the latest news, trends and analysis within your industry, we’ve compiled six of our favorite online resources for the inquiring Metals & Mining professional. These websites provide free, high-quality information – follow ‘em on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, subscribe to a few of these great e-newsletters and prepare to wow your coworkers with your newfound knowledge!

MINING.com

Social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Common topics: Global mining news for gold, coal, copper, iron ore and other commodities.

MINING.com is an award-winning digital publication and the largest digital news site … Read more...