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THE JDS WAY – July 7, 2022

Posted on July 7, 2022

The JDS Group of Companies is committed to working together to build a better future for our team, our customers, and our communities through ESG ACTION.



At JDS, how we close our mines is just as important as how we build and operate them.

We are proud to support and partner with the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun and Yukon Seed and Restoration (a Na-Cho Nyak Dun Development Corporation company) on their #reclamation and #restoration program, with lessons on plant ecology and seed harvesting.

Learn more here.


Team JDS was proud to take part in the 14th annual Golf for Good Invitational Tournament in support of the Atira Women’s Resource Society, Adoptive Families Association of BC, the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation, and the Association of Women in Finance.

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JDS Group of Companies‘ recent trip to Israel was focused on cyber security OT Solutions initiatives. It was a fantastic and innovative trip!

Learn more on JDS Operational Technology on our website here.


June 21st was the 26th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day.

A day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding contributions of First Nation, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Learn more here.




ESG Panel – How mining could get to net zero before 2050

Curious to learn more about ESG in the mining space? Watch this recent ESG Panel with the Northerner Miner.


YMP Vancouver – Summer Social

YMP Vancouver is pleased to announce it will be hosting a summer social on Thursday July 28, 2022 at the Vancouver Canadians game.

Buy your ticket here
Password: YMPBaseball


Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase

On May 27th, JDS, proudly co-sponsored the Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase, hosted by Christy Smith and Michael McPhie co-authors of “Weaving Two Worlds” who shared their insights into the successful implementation of major deals and agreements.

Learn more.


YMP Scholarship Fund

Young Mining Professionals Toronto scholarship fund is making a real impact on the future of mining. Our very own Alex Bateman, a mining engineering student, entering her fourth year at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) can vouch for the importance of the scholarship fund.

Learn more.



🎉 Welcome Austin McConnell to JDS! 🎉

Austin will be joining Cariboo and take over the role of President of Cariboo Rail.

Austin’s experience in Engineering and Transportation across CN (both US and Canada) has allowed him to play an active role in the implementation of many industry firsts and large-scale projects. He brings a diverse background in rail engineering and operations to Cariboo Rail, and strong relationships within the industry. We are very excited about having Austin join the team, please give him a warm welcome! 



Learn more about The Shipwrecked Hogger here! 👇🏾

Did you know? Hoghead Media is producing a documentary highlighting the lost underwater wreck of the old steam locomotive