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Wanipigow Sand Job Fair

Mar
06
Job Fair on Saturday March 9, 2019

Join us Saturday, March 9 from 10am-2pm at the Seymourville Hall to learn more about the Wanipigow Sand Project, ask questions and enter to win a raffle prize by filling out a short job survey. You will have an opportunity to complete an application for employment during the event. Please bring a copy of your resume and training certificates that might be of interest to our hiring team! All are welcome!

Join us Saturday, March 9 from 10am-2pm at the Seymourville Hall to learn more about the Wanipigow Sand Project, ask questions and enter to win a raffle prize by filling out a short job survey. You will have an opportunity to complete an application for employment during the event. Please bring a copy of your resume and training certificates that might be of interest to our hiring team! All are welcome! Read More

Wanipigow Sand team

Dec
20
Once You See It, You Will Believe It

By: Ami Gignac, Workforce Liaison Officer Members of the Wanipigow Sand team headed south this week to tour operations that are similar to our processing facility scheduled to start construction by Turnkey Processing Solutions this Spring 2019. We also visited the silica sand quality testing facility that is analyzing the core drill samples collected from our property in the past few months. The test results and analysis continue to reinforce the magnitude and superior quality of silica sand in our deposit. This information will feed the engineering required for our mine plan and design of our processing plant to assure... Read More

Wanipigow Sand Article

Dec
11
First Nation says environmental concerns ‘have already been dealt with’

The chief of a Manitoba First Nation adjacent to a future frack sand mine says his community’s leadership doesn’t share environmental concerns raised by others about the development. Hollow Water First Nation Chief Larry Barker says his community is in support of the mine. “We did our homework, we had numerous meetings with the company and any environmental concerns have already been dealt with,” Barker said in a news release. “The plant is going to have the best ventilation available.” Barker responded Tuesday to reporting last month where critics alleged a proposed frack sand mine along the east shore of Lake Winnipeg would create health and... Read More

Wanipigow Sand Article

Dec
07
Panic Over Silica Sand Mine Unwarranted

In case you have been under a rock for the past two weeks, you’re probably aware that there is a company making plans to develop a silica sand mine near Wanipigow. There have been several stories in the Free Press and on CBC and most of those articles were relying on one source for their information: East Beaches resident, Don Sullivan. I have never met Mr. Sullivan but I know who he is. I have long admired his photography. He is a wildlife and landscape photographer and I strongly suggest you seek out his work. It’s quite stunning. But it... Read More