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Sustainable and reliable Hatch-designed Chaudière Dam in Canada officially opens

In 1998, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) began the commissioning of physical investigative studies and engineering feasibility studies for the Big Chaudière Dam, one of the three dams located on the French River in Dokis, Ontario, Canada. The results from the studies, coupled with dam safety reviews performed in 2005 and 2011, led to the consensus that the dam needed to be replaced with a new structure immediately downstream of its existing location.

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Industry Leader and Hatch Employee appointed to the Order of Canada

Bert Wasmund, a Hatch employee for 51 years this fall, has been named to the Members of the Order of Canada. He joins our founder, Dr. Gerry Hatch, who, in 1997, was also bestowed this highest national civilian honor. One of 99 individuals invested in 2017 as part of Canada's 150-year celebration, Dr. Wasmund is a world-renowned leader in metallurgical plant engineering and design; an innovator, philanthropist, and long-time mentor to fellow industry experts.

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Ceremonial Opening of the new Potash Mine Legacy in Canada

 

Today, K+S celebrates the opening of the new potash mine in Canada with about 700 guests, among are the Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan, and numerous local government dignitaries, representatives from suppliers and employees. During the ceremony, the mine will be handed over to the operations team. The five-year construction phase has been successfully completed and the first tonne of marketable potash is expected to be produced in June as planned.

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Silver Standard appoints new Chairman of the Board

Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard" or the "Company") announces that Peter Tomsett will not stand for re-election to the Board of Directors at the Company's 2017 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting"), as he has decided to retire from his role as Chairman of the Board and return to Australia. The Board of Directors has appointed A. E. Michael Anglin to assume the role of Chairman, effective May 4, 2017, subject to his re-election at the Meeting to be held that day. Peter Tomsett will retire from his position of Chairman at the close of the Meeting, after serving over ten years on the Silver Standard Board of Directors. Silver Standard would like to extend its thanks and appreciation to Peter for his leadership, contribution and wise counsel during his Board tenure and especially as Chairman.

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First Use in Toronto: Bauer BG 46 demonstrates top Performance

The Canadian Bauer Maschinen client Deep Foundations Contractors Inc. is carrying out the foundation work for the Parkside Square project in Toronto and in order to install the 28 m deep secant pile wall and 20 m deep single piles has opted for the latest equipment technology from Bauer: the Bauer BG 46, the most powerful rotary drilling rig currently on the market.

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