MANITOBA HUDBAY MINERALS of Toronto has been named Manitoba’s 2008 Outstanding Large Business by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce. Allen J. Palmiere, HudBay’s CEO, received the award on behalf of the company during the inaugural Annual Manitoba Business Awards ceremony, hosted by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce on Oct. 29, 2008.
“Receiving the Outstanding Large Business Award is a significant honour for HudBay,” said Palmiere. “The award is a proud achievement for all of us at HudBay, and a remarkable highlight of this, our 80th anniversary year, particularly as we pursue our commitment to build on our strengths and grow our business.”
The Outstanding Large Business Award is presented annually to companies with over 200 employees. It recognizes significant contribution to employment in Manitoba, social commitment, and growth.
HudBay (www.HudBayMinerals.com) is Canada’s third largest produce of zinc and copper metal, and North America’s third largest producer of zinc oxide. The company employs 1,600 people in Manitoba and between 300 and 400 more throughout North America. HudBay operations are certified to both OHSAS health and safety and ISO environmental standards.