North American Palladium takes home the hardware.North American Palladium (NAP) has received two prestigious safety and exploration awards.
In a May 2 release, the Toronto miner reported that it has won the 2011 John T. Ryan, Ontario Regional Safety Trophy in the metal mine category. The award recognizes outstanding safety performance at its Lac des Iles mine (LDI See OpenLDI. ) north of Thunder Bay.
Last year, all employees achieved the lowest reportable injury rate among Ontario's metal mines.
LDI general manager Brad Corrigan was handed the hardware at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is a technical society of professionals in the Canadian minerals, metals, materials and energy industries. It was founded in 1898. In 2006, the organization had 12,000 national members. conference in Edmonton in early May.
In April in Thunder Bay, NAP took home the Bernie Schnieders Discovery of the Year Award for 2011 for its exceptional exploration achievements in the discovery of mineralization in underground zones at the mine.
The award was presented to the company at the Northwestern On tario Mines and Minerals Symposium, April 3.
"Both awards bring external recognition to the commitment and technical expertise of our employees, and are a testament to our team's high focus on operational excellence in all of our endeavours," said Greg Struble, NAP's vice-president and chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. .