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September 11, 2017: OKC is presenting three papers at the AusIMM Institute New Zealand Branch Conference in Christchurch. Learn more here!

August 15, 2017: OKC Perth welcomes Pavel Petrov as a full time Graduate Engineer! Pavel has been working for OKC as a casual lab technologist while completing his Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Western Australia.

August 11, 2017: OKC is looking for a Principal Geochemist for our Perth office. See the posting here!

Philippe Garneau is raising money for the Cancer Council by participating in Mystery Box Rally 2017, a 2,500 km road trip in an unknown location in central Australia on November 25-29, 2017. Support him here!

June 29, 2017: OKC was a finalist in the Small Employer Category for the 2017 Mission: Zero Awards, an initiative by the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board and the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety to achieve zero workplace injuries. OKC had signed a Mission: Zero charter committing to making safety a priority in the workplace and has embraced safety culture as key to our continued success.

June 25-30, 2017: OKC is presenting three papers and co-author on two others at the 13th International Mine Water Association (IMWA) Conference in Lappeenranta, Finland. Learn more here!


May 10, 2017: Minex Central Asia uploaded Steven Pearce’s April 20 presentation on Financial risk associated with mine closure: International experience and case studies to YouTube, beginning at 31:00.

May 8, 2017: OKC Saskatoon welcomes summer student Kelsey Hewitt! Ms. Hewitt is a geological engineer completing a Master’s degree on the effect that geological structures and features found in glacial aquifers have on groundwater flow. Her work with OKC is part of the NSERC CREATE for Water Security Program with the University of Saskatchewan.

May 7-13, 2017: This week is North American Occupation Health and Safety Week!

April 20, 2017: Steven Pearce is presenting on Financial risk associated with mine closure: International experience and case studies at Minex Central Asia 2017, the 8th Central Asian Mining and Exploration Forum, in Astana, Kazakhstan.

March 21-22, 2017: OKC is attending the Oil Sands Innovation Summit 2017 in Calgary, Alberta.

March 13, 2017: Greg Meirs is presenting on The Critical Role of Lateral Drainage Capacity in Limiting Leakage through a Low Permeability Geomembrane Cover at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

February 19-22, 2017: OKC is attending the 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA.