THE JDS WAY – May 11, 2022

Posted on May 11, 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.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK

ENVIRONMENTAL.

April 22 was Earth Day!

At JDS, we believe that how we close our mines is just as important as how we build and operate them. When done well, mine closure can leave a lasting, positive, and sustainable legacy.

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SOCIAL.

ESG Standards’ Indigenous community blind spot could threaten critical metals momentum.

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GOVERNANCE.

Last week, not only did Nadine Miller, assume her new title as VP of Cybersecurity & Operational Technology at JDS, but she participated in a panel at #cimbc22 engaging in a very honest and informational discussion on the challenges women face getting onto and sitting on boards.

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JDS IN THE PRESS

 

 

Hauling freight trains with electric locomotives is now starting to happen.

CN tests battery-electric locomotive, while CP and Southern Railway of B.C. look to hydrogen.

Read more here.

 

Congratulations to our partners at Deans Knight Capital Management on recently receiving the prestigious Global Manager Research Top Performer Award for Global Fixed Income.

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Indigenous Leadership and Opportunities in the Net Zero Transition.

Last month, JDS, Cariboo Rail, and Enlighten Innovations Inc. proudly co-sponsored
the Net-Zero by 2050 Conference, hosted by the First Nations Major Project Coalition where discussions took place between Indigenous clean energy leaders, industry, investors, and government officials in the context of a North American transition to net-zero.

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ESG IN ACTION

A huge thank you to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade for hosting last week’s Sustainability Panel where our very own Kaeli Gattens, Director of ESG, sat on a panel highlighting the importance of taking ESG action over words.

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CIM 2022

Kudos to JDS Process Supervisor, Metallurgist, and Engineer, Chris Potorieko for taking the stage to present on JDS’s successful Operational Technology trial last week at CIM Conference.

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JDS EMPLOYEE HIGHLIGHT

Please join us in congratulating our very own, Leigh Sawchyn for recently receiving her Professional Engineer designation!
#WomenInEngineering

 

📢 THIS JUST IN 📢

 JDS Drilling & Blasting website is now live… check it out! 👇🏾

https://jdsmining.ca/services/drilling-blasting/