Better Equipped | Equipment Solutions for Mining

10 July 2015


Emeco Continues to Strengthen Partnership with Women Building Futures

The Canadian Federal Government has announced an investment of $2,097,375 to Women Building Futures (WBF) to fund the purchase of two 100 tonne haul trucks from Emeco to expand the WBF Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) Training Program.

Emeco has proudly supported WBF for the past three years and have helped provide invaluable heavy equipment operator training to over 50 women.

Through this new venture with Emeco, WBF estimate to train and employ over 60 women as HEO operators by 2018.

Emeco is committed to being an active and positive contributor to the communities where we operate and are proud to be supporting WBF and contributing to a sustainable and productive mining industry.

Emeco's Chris Hayman, President North America, said "We are excited to be partnering together in this new venture. Like Emeco, WBF is focused on empowering women to succeed in resource industry careers and inspiring positive economic change. We believe through this relationship WBF will be able to achieve even greater success and we are thrilled to be a part of it".

Read the full media release.


Caption (L-R): Chris Hayman (President North America, Emeco), The Honourable Laurie Hawn (Member of Parliament for Edmonton - Centre), The Honourable Michelle Rempel (Minister of State, Western Economic Diversification), JudyLynn Archer (President and CEO, Women Building Futures) and Perri Arnold (Women Building Futures graduate / Apprentice Crane Operator, Mammoet).