Roy Slack Appointed President of the Canadian Institute of Mining

April 29, 2019

North Bay, ON – On Sunday, April 28, 2019, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) at their Annual General Meeting in Montreal recognized Roy Slack as the new President of the CIM for a one year term.

Roy Slack was formerly President and is currently on the board of directors of Cementation Americas. Slack said “I am very proud and passionate about the mining industry and getting involved in the CIM is a great way to channel that passion into support of our industry.”

The CIM is composed of 10,000 members, more than 30 branches, and 10 technical societies right across Canada. The not-for-profit organization is primarily made up of volunteers and is focused on creating and sharing leading-edge knowledge, fostering a connected and engaged mining community, and expanding awareness of the essential contribution mining makes to society.

“I am very grateful to Cementation for their support of my work with the CIM,” stated Slack.

About the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum is a not-for-profit technical society of professionals in the Canadian minerals, metals, materials and energy industries. CIM’s members are convened from industry, academia and government. Visit

About Cementation Americas:

Cementation Americas is a mining and minerals focused group of companies, delivering both underground and surface solutions for mines and downstream minerals processing facilities worldwide. Cementation Americas specializes in delivering sustainable engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance solutions to the mining and minerals industry. Cementation Americas is part of the Murray & Roberts group of companies, which provide comprehensive services to mining and mineral processing clients across six continents.

For more information on Cementation, visit .

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For more information, please contact:

Gerry Black, Business Development Manager, Cementation Canada
North Bay t: +1 705 472.3381