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The Mining Working Group identifies best practices for environmental sustainability and engaging indigenous groups to improve the quality of life in the region while fostering economic development. The working group aims to show how development, when done responsibly, supports economic growth and increases the standard of living.
  • Infrastructure development in the North: What are the opportunities for the Ambler Road mining district in Alaska. How is the investment in Canada going to shape the future of mining in the North
  • New technologies impact on mining

Representative David Talerico, Alaska State Legislature
David Ramsay, Fortune Minerals Limited

Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks
  • Working Group Co-Chairs

Showcasing redevelopment of legacy mines
The Stibnite Gold Project site is an example of redevelopment on a legacy mine site that is need of mitigation.  Midas Gold has a plan for restoration and sustainable operations with the goal of cleaning up past exploration and mine production that takes care of the environment.
  • Stephen Quin, President, CEO & Director, Midas Gold Corporation
  • Laurel Sayer, President and CEO, Midas Gold Idaho, Inc.

Demand for new technologies driving new mines in North America
Cobalt is critical in the production of rechargeable batteries.  Demand for these technologies is driving the need for more production.  As the only environmentally permitted, primary cobalt project in the United States, the ICP has the opportunity to become a reliable and transparent source of cobalt supply in the face of rapidly growing demand for the metal.
  • Rick Honsinger, Senior Vice President,  eCobalt Solutions, Inc.

Current update on Mining and Outlook for 2019
Panel showcase of mining in the region
  • Lindsay Kislock, Vice President, Corporate Affairs; Mining Association of BC
  • Terry Van Horn, Executive Director, Trail & Area Regional Economic Development Office, Lower Columbia Initiatives Corp (LCIC)

Mining Roundtable 
A Round Robin panel of stakeholders and legislators from across PNWER will showcase mining, legislative, regulatory, and finance issues from various PNWER jurisdictions. They will also explore how they are proposing to move forward and address these emerging challenges.

Hosted by Midas Gold Idaho

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Rick Honsinger

Senior Vice President, eColbalt Solutions, Inc.
Mr. Honsinger’s geological and technical background brings over 30 years of project management, exploration and Q.P. related experience to the Company. He is Senior Vice President overseeing Technical and Business Development, Communications and related compliance and has managed... Read More →
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Terry Van Horn

Executive Director, Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation
Terry proudly grew up in Mackenzie BC, as small forestry town in Northern BC. She attended BCIT where she became a chemical technologist and met her husband Jim. After graduation they moved to Prince George where she worked in the brewing and pulp and paper industries for 12 years... Read More →
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Lindsay Kislock

Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Mining Association of BC
Lindsay Kislock joined as Vice President, Corporate Affairs in June, 2017.Lindsay brings extensive public policy and senior management experience to her new role. In her most recent role in  B.C.’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, she was Assistant Deputy Minister... Read More →
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Stephen Quin

President, CEO, Director, Midas Gold Corporation
Since consolidating the Stibnite Gold Project and listing Midas Gold Corp. on the TSX in 2011, Mr. Quin has led Midas Gold through resource definition, completion of a PEA and PFS through to the submittal of the Plan of Restoration and Operations for the development of the Project... Read More →
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David Ramsay

Director; Working Group Co-chair, Fortune Minerals
David Ramsay has extensive elected public office experience in the Northwest Territories, which has included prominent cabinet positions in the Legislative Assembly. Prior to November 2015, he was Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment that includes the preeminent mining portfolio... Read More →
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Laurel Sayer

Board Member, President & CEO, Midas Gold Idaho, Inc.
Laurel has been a lifelong advocate for conservation and spent more than two decades working on natural resource issues with Congressman Mike Simpson and Senator Mike Crapo.  Laurel will be very hands-on, helping guide the future of the Stibnite Gold Project.  She’s passionate... Read More →
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Rep. David Talerico

State Representative; Working Group Co-chair, Alaska State Legislature
David M. Talerico is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing District 6. He was first elected to the legislature in 2014, and currently serves on the Community & Regional Affairs, Education, and Resources Committees. David was born in Ellensburg, Washington... Read More →

Monday July 23, 2018 9:15am - 11:30am AKDT
Meeting Room 2

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