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Coal Association of Canada Welcomes New Chairperson

Apr 14, 2019
EDMONTON, AB – The Coal Association of Canada and its Board of Directors is pleased to welcome John Schadan as the new Chairperson of the Association, effective immediately. Mr. Schadan replaces Mark Bartkoski, who served as Chairperson from December, 2017 until March, 2019.
Mr. Schadan has several years of experience serving on the Board of Directors of the Coal Association of Canada, including serving as Chairperson from 2015 to 2017. He is currently the President of Conuma Coal Resources, a growing metallurgical coal producer in northeast British Columbia. Mr. Schadan has a strong knowledge of the industry built from over 30 years in Canadian mining, including as President & COO of Westmoreland Coal Company and various positions with Luscar Ltd., Manalta Coal Ltd., Fording Coal Ltd. and recently as VP, Operations for KMC Mining Corporation. He has a mining engineering degree from Queen’s University and has also served in other leadership roles with other industry associations such as the Alberta Chamber of Resources.
“We welcome John back as Chair of the CAC and look forward to his strong leadership as well as his knowledge of all aspects of the coal industry,” said Robin Campbell, President of the Coal Association of Canada.
Mr. Schadan says he is “looking forward to continue to advocate for all facets of a safe, sustainable and socially responsible coal mining industry in Canada. The CAC is an effective voice for this industry and I am excited to help drive us forward.”
The Board of Directors would also like to express their sincere thanks to Mark Bartkoski for his time with the Association. During his term as Chairperson, Mr. Bartkoski’s leadership and drive helped launch the Community Champion Awards, increase membership and raise the profile of our annual conference. He has returned home to focus on family, his grandchildren and the next chapter in his career.
For more information:
Reise O’Hara
Coal Association of Canada
(780) 757 9488

Source: https://www.coal.ca/news/coal-association-canada-welcomes-new-chairperson/

July 22, 2020
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Fuel/Lube Truck Operator (Wolverine Mine)

To support the fueling and basic servicing needs of Conuma’s mobile equipment in a safe and timely manner.

Dispatcher (Wolverine Mine) - Tumbler Ridge, BC

The Dispatcher is responsible for maximizing system benefits and ensuring accurate data for the Wenco Fleet Management System. Responsible for ensuring reliable production data is captured and reported for production planning requirements by monitoring the overall performance of the mine fleet.

Director of Water Management Design & Construction
  • Lead design, engineering and construction on Bio Chemical Reactors/Water Management Structures and refine cost expenditure on engineering projects.
  • Lead the execution, strategy, creation, and detailed plans for construction with subject matter experts in contact water management and hydrology.
Recruiter (Wolverine Mine) - Casual Position

Safely and efficiently drive and operate rotary or top hammer drilling equipment to bore large blast holes to specified depths and positions in an open-pit mine.

Janitor (Wolverine Mine) - Casual Position

The Janitor is responsible for performing custodial duties, minor maintenance, ensure that buildings and facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner, and other miscellaneous duties.

Electrician (Willow Creek Mine) - Temporary Position

Under the general direction of the Plant Maintenance Supervisor; the Electrician have to safely prepare, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and/or repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related components in all buildings/structures and or fixed/mobile equipment.

Quality Control Manager - Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia

The Quality Control Manager will report to the Director, Marketing & Logistics and will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and implementing quality control activities within all operations.

Intermediate Mining Engineer - Northeast British Columbia, Canada

Reporting directly to the Chief Engineer, the Intermediate Mining Engineer, provides engineering support to the Conuma Mine operations.

Project/Exploration Geologist - Northeast British Columbia, Canada

Supervision of Conuma’s exploration field programs to support geological model development, coal resource evaluation, and projects development.

Geotechnical Engineer - Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia

Coordinate Conuma’s Geotechnical activities related to a full range of ground control engineering functions to ensure safety, and compliance to government regulations.