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MN: BESTECH & The Whole Mine – From Electrician to License to Operate ft. Samantha Espley

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Samantha Espley, VP of BESTECH joins Mining Now to discuss what The Whole Mine means to her and BESTECH including the electrification of mines, sensor technology, license to operate, their contribution to economic development and community and mines of the future that will be more efficient and profitable. 

BESTECH is an innovative multi-disciplinary engineering service, including for the mining industry, that partners with clients to deliver results that exceed expectations. 

Samantha Espley, is a Professional Engineer in Ontario, with engineering degrees from the University of Toronto and Laurentian University, receiving the Governor General’s gold medal for outstanding academic achievement. In 2020 she is also President of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and an active director on the boards of MIRARCO, Laurentian University’s Bharti School of Engineering, Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Samantha is a fellow of the CAE and CIM, and received the CIM Service Award, Women in Mining Trailblazer’s Award, Professional Engineers of Ontario Management Award, and the Governor General’s Gold Medal.

BESTECH is part of INOVINTA’s Group of Companies. Their focus is to foster and attract innovative ideas that engage technology, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and distribution to create products and services that will fundamentally change and improve industrial processes. Their goal is to develop breakthrough products and services that deliver efficiencies and cost-reductions in processes and enhance safety and sustainability.

Mining Now is a partnership production between CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) and Crownsmen to bring audiences the latest mining innovation, leadership, and challenges in podcast and web series form. 

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