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AWARD: Cementation wins safety gold



Cementation’s contribution to the new Brucejack gold mine included ramp and lateral development, raising, and crusher/bin excavation.

TORONTO – Cementation Canada of North Bay, Ont. has been recognized as one of Canada’s safest employers for 2019. The gold award in the Mining and Natural Resources category was presented to Cementation during the Canada’s Safest Employers Awards gala hosted by Canadian Occupational Safety magazine on Oct. 22, 2019, in Toronto.

The Canada’s Safest Employers Awards were launched in 2011 and acknowledge companies from across Canada with outstanding accomplishments in promoting the health and safety of their employees. Companies are evaluated on a broad range of initiatives including employee training, OHS management systems, incident investigation, emergency preparedness, and innovative health and safety initiatives.

“We are very pleased to receive this recognition from Canadian Occupational Safety magazine,” says Steve Wrixon, general manager health and safety for Cementation Canada. “This is a great honour for all of our employees who have been part of building Cementation’s culture and safety systems.”

The awards cover 10 industry specific categories ranging from hospitality to mining and natural resources, and four special awards including wellness, psychological safety, young workers safety and Canada’s best health and safety culture. For more information on Canada’s Safest Employers www.SafestEmployers.com.

Cementation Americas is a mining and minerals focused group of companies, delivering both underground and surface solutions for mines and downstream minerals processing facilities worldwide. Cementation specializes in delivering sustainable engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance solutions to the mining and minerals industry.

For more information on Cementation, visit www.Cementation.com.