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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!

June 21, 2017: OKC Saskatoon is looking for an Administrative Coordinator! Learn more here.

May 18, 2017: OKC Brisbane is looking for a Drafter! 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.

February 11, 2017: Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Women comprise 38% of OKC’s scientists and engineers, twice the industry average.

February 6, 2017: OKC welcomes Kirstine Malloch! Ms. Malloch recently completed an Environmental Science Master’s thesis at the University of Otago on arsenic and other metal contamination at historic gold processing sites on the West Coast of New Zealand, and also has a Master’s degree in Geology in granite geochemistry from the University of Canterbury.  She has over 10 years experience as a geologist in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and Mongolia on various exploration and mining projects within government, consultancy and mining firms, and for her recent research was involved in site remediation of the Alexander Mine, currently listed as No. 2 on the Ministry for the Environment’s Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund Priority List. She will be based in Darfield, New Zealand.