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Cementation’s Roy Slack named as CIM president

Roy Slack, new president of the CIM.

Roy Slack, a director with Cementation Americas, has been named as president of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM). The announcement was made Monday at the CIM annual general meeting being held in Montreal, said a news release from that organization.

The CIM post is a one year term. Slack was formerly company president and is currently on the board of directors of Cementation Americas.

“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,” Slack said in the release.

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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