Andre Gagnon

Andre Gagnon

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.


Keynote: Building a circular economy from mine waste 9:05 am

Exploring how the industry can unlock value in waste products to safely extract products. Disclosing how permitting needs to shift to enable a circular economy to be established. How does water management strategy need to develop to mitigate risk to local communities, wildlife and surrounding environment?  Chaired by Nadja Kunz, Assistant Professor, The University of…Read more

day: 27 April 2023