As a second wave of COVID-19 is spreading across Canada, Centurion Canada Rentals & Services is doing its part in helping to protect Canadian workplaces and communities from the virus. This week’s blog looks at how sewer surveillance, combined and enhanced with COVID-19 saliva screening, is able to bring a proactive early warning detection measure the working environment when public testing is not available.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been extremely hard on many industries, and mining is no exception. This week’s Blog goes through some of the top things to keep in mind as you define your communications approach throughout the coming weeks and months.
How we find, build, operate and reclaim mines in Canada is being rapidly transformed by innovative technologies and the achievement of transformational change requires a new vision for mining that is ambitious enough to drive a change in performance and operational goals. This week’s Blog takes a look at a recent report from the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) that addresses this very issue; The Changing Nature of Work: Innovation, Automation and Canada’s Mining Workforce.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, citizens have had to adjust every facet of their lives; from how they work, to how they raise their children, to how they live. This, as well as a rise in issues demanding societal evolution, has created a turbulent time for Canada’s mining industry. This week’s Blog will take a look at some of the changes going on around us, and then discuss strategies to help navigate the ‘new normal’ – a buzz phrase that is the defining term of 2020 and beyond.
Once again, the Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (QMEA) will be bringing its members together for Xplor, its annual convention. But thanks to COVID-19, this year things will be looking differently. This week’s Blog takes a look at what participants can expect form Xplor as it is held virtually, October 19, 21, and 23, 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly demonstrated that digital transformation is not strictly about technology: it’s also about putting people first and fostering interaction, intimacy, and caring within your team. This week’s Blog discusses how to best prepare your people so that your mining operation is ready to adapt and future-proof itself for a digitally-enhanced future.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Canadian oil and gas industry faced daunting challenges, challenges that the coronavirus has only amplified. This week’s Blog examines the importance of the Canadian Oil and Gas sector and then takes a look into what the future of this vital economic driver may hold.
Organizations of all types are continuing to evaluate the new reality of work and the future of their businesses. This is particularly true for the mining industry, as its employees begin to make their way back to physical mines where health and safety will be, as always, of the utmost importance. This week’s Blog discusses the steps that are required for mining companies to return back to ‘normal’ and ensuring that trust is built during a transition that was not anticipated or planned for.
An event like the coronavirus pandemic can result in tremendous disruption and upend everything you have strived for. Mining operations in particular have been hit hard and at every level. That being said, no crisis should go to waste and now is the time to take the opening to accelerate your company’s digital transformation. This week’s Blog explores the signs of opportunities for growth and new doors opened to new possibilities because of COVID-19.
Last month, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern following the wave of global travel restrictions and citywide lockdowns in certain areas of China because of the virus’ contagious – and potentially deadly – nature. This week’s Blog explores the idea of whether or not the Novel Coronavirus constitutes an ‘act of God’ that can trigger a force majeure clause in business contracts, particularly for those businesses reliant on Chinese products.