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503 Hudson Drive

Labrador City, NL A2V 1L3


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Registration options are included for a full conference pass as well as individual ticket options for special events (luncheons, gala, tours and more). Multiple passes and special event tickets can be purchased together. Labrador West Chamber members are eligible for reduced rates. Not a member? Contact us today to join 709-944-3723 or 709-288-0631.

Labrador MINEX is a Mining Conference & Tradex taking place in Labrador West. Join mining industries Leaders, Analyists, Suppliers and Supporters at the first LABARDOR MINEx in Labrador West.We will examine the industry outlook, opportunities and the innovative future of mining.

Our session topics will include:

+Activity in the trough


+Innovation in the North

Please note our confrence pass does not include the special event tickets. You can purchase the luncheon tickets and gala tickets seperate from the conference pass.

Tentative Schedule of Events

September 11-13, 2017

DAY 1 - Monday, September 11


7:00 p.m. Meet & Greet/ Registration

DAY 2 - Tuesday, September 12

OPENING (Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre)

8:00 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks – Craig Purves, MINEx Chairman

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Market Outlook:

Pierre Gratton – President and Chief Executive Officer, Mining Association of Canada

SESSION 1 – Mining in Labrador (Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre)

9:15 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Tata Steel Minerals Canada Ltd.

Rajesh Sharma, CEO

9:40 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Activity in the Trough - TBA

10:05 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Supplier Showcase/Networking Break

10:25 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Alderon Iron Ore Corporation

Christina Baron, Chairman & CEO

10:50 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Innovation in the North - TBA

11:15 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Sustainabiltiy/Community - Town of Labrador City - TBA

LUNCHEON - Keynote Speaker

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Keynote: Minister of Natural Resources

Hon. Siobhan Coady

SESSION 2 – INNOVATION (Labrador West Arts & Culture Centre)

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Canada Mining Innovation Council

Carl Weatherall, Executive Director & CEO

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Iron Ore Company of Canada/Rio Tinto

Mike Wickersham, Vice President Future Operations

2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Supplier Showcase/Networking Break

2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland & Labrador

Doug Trask, Vice President, R & D Opportunities

3:20 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Centre of Excellence in Mining Support Innovation & Industrial Research

Dr. William Radford, PHD


6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cocktails

7:00 p.m. Dinner and keynote address

Clayton Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Iron Ore company of Canada (Rio Tinto)

DAY 3 – Wednesday, September 13

OPENING (Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre)

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Mining Newfoundland & Labrador

Ed Moriarty, Executive Director

SESSION 3: SUSTAINABILITY (Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre)

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Minister Responsible for the Office of Climate Change

Hon. Perry Trimper

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Port of Sept-Îles

Pierre Gagnon, President & Chief Executive Officer

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Supplier Showcase/Networking Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Societe du Plan Nord

Jocelyn Douheret, Director of the Bureau de commercialisation

LUNCHEON – Keynote Speaker

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro

OPTIONAL TOURS- (IOC Mine Tour, Regional Tour, CNA Tour)

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Contact the Office

Hotel Rates are as follows:

Wabush Hotel - $145.00 plus tax. You need to specify it is for the Labrador Minex

Two Seasons Hotel - $135.00 plus tax, You need to specify you want the corporate rate for the Chamber of Commerce.

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