Blogs

KathleenCieslak

Community first, engineering next: How we delivered an infrastructure project with full community support at former Camp Ipperwash

Kathleen Cieslak | June 18, 2021
When it comes to affecting positive change with community engagement, there are countless factors in calling it a success. Terms like “listening”, “communication”, and “inclusion” are typically top of mind. But while there’s a rigid emphasis placed on efficient project management, there are elements that are sometimes overlooked which contribute largely to a project’s outcome–trust and respect. Here’s a personal look at a recent engagement with the Stony Point First Nation community on their housing development project at former Camp Ipperwash.
Mike Fedoroff Global Director Potash

Transforming how we think about food

Mike Fedoroff | June 4, 2021
There are many things in life we take for granted, but food should not be one of them. As global populations continue to grow and are estimated to exceed nine billion by the year 2050, we need to answer the question of how the earth will provide enough food to feed us all.
MichaelBobotis

On the path to zero emissions: how the mining industry is working towards GHG-free surface mining

Michael Bobotis | May 7, 2021
In 2018, the International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) launched the Innovation for Cleaner Safer Vehicles (ICSV) initiative, which brings together twenty-seven of the world’s leading mining companies and nineteen original equipment manufacturers to accelerate innovation in the development of a new generation of mining vehicles and to improve existing vehicles.
DanWelshon1

Cognitive function: a behind-the-scenes look at a workplace wellness pilot program

Dan Welshons | April 27, 2021
Hatch, working through its investment arm Canadian Shield Capital, recently invested in Cambridge Brain Sciences to accelerate a technology that will help us understand the cognitive function of people, particularly before the start of a workday. In his recent blog, Dan Welshons gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a global workplace wellness program that uses progressive tools aimed at supporting a healthy workforce.