Your mining services partner

Procon’s demonstrated track record of safely and reliably building and operating underground mines makes us the leading mining service partner of choice for clients worldwide.

A history of success.

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Procon has completed over 200 underground mining and civil infrastructure projects in North America and around the world. Procon’s acquisition of Quebec-based Promec Minier Lte. in 2018 added capacity to better serve customers in Eastern Canada, Ontario and Europe.

Our vision for the future.

To be the trusted and reliable underground mining partner for resource development across Canada and around the world — building and leaving a legacy of safe, successful and sustainable projects for customers, stakeholders and partners.

Our Mission

To deliver well-executed projects for our clients in the resource industry. Our passion for developing people, relationships and innovative solutions results in safe, successful, sustainable mines worldwide. We are committed to being the underground mining partner, contractor and employer of choice, generating value and growth for our shareholders.

Our Values

Senior Leadership Team

John Schadan
Chief Executive Officer

John over 30 years of experience in Canadian mining, VP of Operations for KMC Mining Corporation, President of Westmoreland Coal Company, President of Conuma Resources Ltd, and was SVP/GM for their SNC Lavalin’s Edmonton Operations. Before being promoted to Chief Executive Office, John served as Procon’s Senior Vice President of Technical Services.

Christina Cheung
Chief Financial Officer

Christina is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 20 years of experience in business improvement and commercial projects for Fortune 500 companies in the mining and automotive sectors. She has diverse experience with Canadian, U.S. and Asia-Pacific projects. Before joining Procon, Christina was Finance Manager at Anglo American plc.

Christian Bourcier
Vice President & General Manager, Eastern Canada

Christian is a Mining Engineer with over 25 years of mining experience at several underground mining operations and projects in Canada, in roles ranging from Project Engineer to Vice‐President of Operations. His previous employers include Agnico Eagle, Hecla, Richmont, IAMGOLD and Machine Roger.

Leanne Shaw
Vice President, Human Resources

Leanne is a Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience in the financial and heavy construction industries. Her expertise in change management and M&A integration spurs collaborative teams that drive employee engagement and sustainable growth. Previously, Leanne built the H.R. function for a privately held construction business.

Stefan Wozniak
Vice President, Operations

Stefan is a Mining Engineer with over 20 years of experience in mine development and mill operations, exploration project management, engineering design and feasibility studies. Prior to Procon, Stefan had roles in engineering and operations with Phelps Dodge (Freeport-McMoRan), as well as managing exploration field programs and feasibility studies for a number of publicly traded companies.

Peter Rodenstein
Vice President, Operations

Peter is a Professional Mining Engineer with over 20 years of experience in underground and open-pit mining operations. Before Procon, he managed the East Kootenay operations for Imasco Minerals, including open-pit quarries, underground mining, and process plants. Previously, Peter worked at Agrium’s Potash operations and Cominco’s Polaris and Sullivan mines.

Operational Management

Jon Miller
Director of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Jon is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional with over 20 years of mining experience. He’s progressed with increasing responsibility at Procon, starting as a Mine Surveyor. Previously, Jon held operational roles at Kinross Gold, Harmony Gold, Cross Lake Minerals and Sandwell Engineering.

Daniel Bouchard
Director Operations, Procon Canada East

Daniel has worked in mines throughout Quebec and Ontario for 24 years mainly as a raise and shaft sinking miner for different mining contractors. He then held various supervisory positions for Cambior, Agnico-Eagle and to finish after 9 years at Iamgold as Shaft Project Superintendent and Mining Superintendent.

Harold Boulanger
Engineering Director, Procon Canada East

Harold is responsible for overseeing project engineering and estimating work for Procon Canada East. Harold is a professional mining engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Harold served as Director of Engineering for 10 years at Promec Mining. Prior to joining Promec, Harold worked with Dumas as Director of Engineering in Quebec and 10 years for Agnico Eagle Mines.

Jesse Clark
Director of Business Development

Jesse is a Professional Engineer with over 15 years of experience in mining and tunnelling. His expertise is in remote camp projects and mine sites in northern Canada. Before Procon, Jesse held operation, project, and technical positions at Agnico Eagle, De Beers Canada, Teck Resources, and the Site C Dam Tunnelling Project.

Tony Palombi
Director, Project Controls & Contract Management

Tony holds an Engineering Technology degree along with completion of multiple business law and negotiation courses. He is a Project Controls and Contracts Specialist with over 30 years of experience in Oil/Gas and Mining sectors whilst working for EPCMs, Owners and Contractors. Tony brings a passion for collaborating with others to reach mutually beneficial agreements whilst developing strong relationships through collaboration and communication.

Alison Auramenko
Corporate Indigenous Relations Specialist

Alison is a proud member of Clearwater River Dene Nation in Treaty 8 territory. She has spent the last 15 years of her career working for and with Indigenous organizations and communities to advance economic reconciliation. Prior to joining Procon, she worked in Indigenous Relations roles at NexGen Energy and Federated Co-operatives.

Kevin Moore
Director of Asset Management

Kevin holds a Business Administration degree and certifications as a Heavy Duty Mechanic and in Mining and Material Processing. He has over 25 years of mining experience at KGHM International, Quadra FNX, and Dynatec Corporation. Kevin brings a strong safety work ethic with commercial expertise and hands-on, heavy-duty equipment experience.

Charlene Lees
Director of Supply Chain

Indigenous Engagement

We recognize the importance of partnering with Indigenous communities for projects located on traditional lands to deliver long-term mutual benefits.

Read More

Health & Safety

Health and safety are our primary values as an organization. Everything that we do is built on this foundation.



We believe in behaving ethically, minimizing the environmental impacts of our mining services, and empowering the communities where we operate.


Do your best work with us

Whether you work in one of our offices or in the field building underground mines, your career at Procon will be your opportunity to perform your best work. Our passion for helping people to develop their careers is renowned worldwide.


We embrace and drive change. We look for new ways to do business and are inspired by the opportunity to innovate. We aim to be leaders in the industry and embrace change.


We make the right choices – period. We believe that the right thing is not only an ethical option, it’s also good for business in the long term. Being ethical is simply good for business. We take the long view and have built a strong reputation for fairness and ethical conduct.


We are as diverse and inclusive as our projects. We acknowledge that people from different backgrounds can bring a variety of skillsets and we promote growth and skills development. We are an equal opportunities employer.


We pursue growth and learning while delivering results. Our business is built on a track record of high performing projects that are delivered safely, on budget and on time. We continually strive to improve our performance.