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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

+Sustainability

+Innovation in the North

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



Schedule of Events
September 11-13, 2017

DAY 1 - Monday, September 11

MEET & GREET Sponsored by Laurentide Controls (K-Bar - 118 Humphrey Rd, Labrador City)

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Meet & Greet

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Registration

DAY 2 - Tuesday, September 12 - Moderated by Dr. Ron Sparkes

OPENING (Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre - 503 Hudson Drive, Labrador City)

8:00 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks, and Greetings

- Craig Purves, MINEx Chairman

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Mining Association of Canada

“Market Outlook”

- Pierre Gratton, President and Chief Executive Officer

SESSION 1 – Mining in THE Labrador TROUGH

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Tata Steel Minerals Canada Ltd.

“Sustainable Mining Infrastructure and Innovation”

- Rajesh Sharma, CEO

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Tacora Resources Inc.

Matthew J. Lehtinen, President & Chief Operating Officer

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Supplier Showcase/Networking Break – Sponsored by Tata Steel Minerals Canada Ltd.

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Arcelor Mittal

- Gilles Couture, Directeur environnement et qualité

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Alderon Iron Ore Corporation

“High-grade, long-life assets in the Trough: Re-booting the Kami Project”

- Christina Baron, Manager of Corporate Development

LUNCHEON – Sponsored by SMS Equipment Inc. - Keynote Speaker (Royal Canadian Legion - 717 McParland Drive, Labrador City)

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

- Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources

SESSION 2 – INNOVATION (Labrador West Arts & Culture Centre - 503 Hudson Drive, Labrador City)

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

Teaching a T-Rex to Tango”

- Carl Weatherall, Executive Director & CEO

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

“Autonomous Mining – Managing the Transition”

- Mike Wickersham, Vice President Future Operations

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Supplier Showcase/Networking Break – Sponsored by Tata Steel Minerals Canada Ltd.

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. InnovateNL

- Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Metal 7 Inc.

Thanks, Mr. Edison - Vision without execution is hallucination”

- Steve Beaudin, General Manager

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. College of the North Atlantic

“Feasibility Study – CNA’s Centre of Excellence in Mining Support, Innovation & Industrial Research”

- Dr. Gary Thompson, P.Geo, NSERC IRC Chair in Applied Mineralogy

GALA EVENT – Sponsored by Provincial Airlines - Keynote Speaker (Wabush Hotel - 9 Grenfell Drive, Wabush)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cocktails

7:00 p.m. Dinner and keynote address

Iron Ore Company of Canada (Rio Tinto)

“Mining in a Changing World”

- Clayton Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer

DAY 3 – Wednesday, September 13 - Moderated by Dr. Ron Sparkes

OPENING (Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre- 503 Hudson Drive, Labrador City)


8:00 a.m. Doors open

SESSION 3: SUSTAINABILITY

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

“Overview of the Mineral Industry in Newfoundland and Labrador”

- Ed Moriarity, Executive Director

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Town of Labrador City

“Community Sustainability”

- Rick Casmey, Councilor

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Climate change – Emerging policy and latest developments”

- Jackie Janes, Assistant Deputy Minister

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Supplier Showcase/Networking Break– Sponsored by Tata Steel Minerals Canada Ltd.

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Port of Sept-Îles

- Pierre Gagnon, President & Chief Executive Officer

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Societe du Plan Nord

Plan Nord and the Société du Plan Nord

Jocelyn Douheret, Directeur Bureau de commercialisation

LUNCHEON – Keynote Speaker (Royal Canadian Legion - 717 McParland Drive, Labrador City)


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

“Powering the Labrador Trough”

- Jim Haynes, President

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

- Craig Purves, MINEx Chairman

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 - (709) 282-3221 $145.00 plus tax. You need to specify it is for the Labrador Minex

Two Seasons Hotel - (800) 670-7667 or (709) 944-2661 $135.00 plus tax, You need to specify you want the corporate rate for the Chamber of Commerce.

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