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

Management Team

John McVey
Chief Executive Officer

John is a Professional Chemical Engineer with over 30 years of operational and project experience in the resource and energy industry. Previously, John was the Country Manager with Bechtel Canada, responsible for mining and metals projects, President of Bantrel Co., and Director of Operations, SNC-Lavalin Industrial Division.

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.

Colin Wilson
Chief Operating Officer

Colin is a Professional Mining Engineer with over 35 years of mining industry experience, including mine management, operations, contracting and design. He has worked in North and South America and Greenland. Previously, Colin worked in engineering and operations at Westmin Resources, HudBay, Cameco and Placer Dome.

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.

Operational Leadership

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.

Peter Rodenstein
Regional Manager, 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.

Stefan Wozniak
Regional Manager, Operations

Stefan is a Mining Engineer with 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.

Jos Deschenes
Director of Operations, Procon Canada East

Jos is a mining operations professional with over 30 years of experience. He held the Director’s position for ten years with Promec Mining, which Procon acquired in June 2018. Before Promec, Jos worked with Dumas, Dynatec and Aur Resources in several roles, including Director, Mine Superintendent and Mine Captain.

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.

Daniel Bouchard
Asst. 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.

Kevin Moore
General Manager, Equipment Division

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.

Larry Fisher
General Manager, Industrial Division

Larry has over 30 years of underground mining experience, with the primary focus working in and around shafts. Previously he was Senior Shaft Superintendent for BHP Billiton’s Jansen Potash Project. Larry is based out of Saskatoon and is responsible for Procon’s construction and underground mining projects in the region.

Jesse Clark
Manager, Estimating

Jesse is a Professional Engineer with over 13 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 Peace River Hydro Partners.

Indigenous Engagement

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

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Health & Safety

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

Safety

Sustainability

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

Sustainability

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.

Innovation

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.

Integrity

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.

People

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.

Performance

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.