A recent Canadian International Student Mine Rescue Competition hosted by the University of British Columbia has helped to provide critical training and camaraderie for the next generation of mining engineers. This week’s Blog takes a look at the competition – the first ever in Canada – and at its partnership with medical and safety technology manufacturer, Dräger Safety Canada.
In the efforts of balancing efficiency and cost, buying used equipment after a rental period can offer mine operators more value for their money. This week’s Blog takes a look at the benefits of buying used and at why it might be the best option for your mining company going forward.
With roughly one in five Canadians having experienced a substance use disorder at some point in their lifetime, workplaces are finding that a little planning goes a long way in being prepared to deal with substance abuse on the job site. This week’s Blog tackles the issue of substance abuse on the jobsite and details some of the steps you can take to head off the problem before it comes to a head.
Drug and alcohol use on the jobsite has become an increasingly hot topic issue for employers across Canada in the wake of last year’s passing of the federal Cannabis Act. And not only a topic of conversation, substance abuse has also been proven to drastically reduce productivity in the workplace and have a significant impact on your company’s bottom line. This week’s Blog takes a look at the seven ways and drug and alcohol policy can save you both time and money.