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Editorial: Industry veterans Boyd, Howes and Hemingway weigh in on innovation



Attendees of The Northern Miner’s Progressive Mine Forum held at the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto in mid-October had the opportunity to hear the views of three sharp-minded keynote speakers on the topic of innovation.

After accepting his commemorative Welsh mining lamp as The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year for 2017, Sean Boyd, vice-chairman and CEO of Agnico Eagle Mines, sat down with Northern Miner publisher Anthony Vaccaro to discuss Agnico’s tremendous growth trajectory over the past two decades, and the company’s “culture of the heart” that has guided it since its founding.

“The culture we have, we look at it as a tremendous competitive advantage [and] it results in people coming to work every day looking to make a contribution,” Boyd said. “There’s an important tie-in to innovation …

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