Company: Lundin Mining
Job title: Director, Tailings & Geotechnical Engineering
Andre Gagnon is a professional geotechnical engineer with 15 years of experience in the mining industry. He graduated from Queen’s University in Canada with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Geological Engineering, and later completed an MSc in Engineering Geology at Imperial College London. Andre joined Lundin Mining in 2017 and is based out of the corporate office located in Toronto. He leads the development and supports implementation of the company’s corporate tailings strategies and programs. Prior to joining Lundin Mining, Andre was a member of the corporate technical services team at Goldcorp where he managed the global tailings stewardship program and supported various tailings innovation projects. Prior to Goldcorp, we was a consultant in the mining industry specializing in geotechnical site investigations and tailings facility design and construction.
Andre is a member of the Mining Association of Canada’s Tailings Working Group.
Reflecting a year on from the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management 12:05 pm
Uncovering how the global tailings standards have been embraced by mining. To what extent have companies applied these standards and changed their practices? How has the guidance encouraged a broader more holistic view of water management? How do the new standards help forge stronger community outreach and engagement?Read more
day: 27 April 2022