Allan Cramm nominated to IM Technology Hall of Fame FLSmidth Environmental category

first_imgAnaconda Mining’s Allan Cramm is Vice President, Innovation and Development focusing on key strategic projects to maximize the company’s assets. He also is part of the development team for new mines and operations. He has a high regard for environmental protection with some associated projects having been recognized provincially and nationally for their attention to environmental stewardship.Dustin Angelo, President & CEO, Anaconda Mining  notes that Cramm “is an innovative leader and an ‘out-of-the-box’ thinker who has been at the forefront of the growth and development of our Point Rousse project. His leadership has taken pioneering ideas, such as selling the waste rock from our gold mining operation as a construction aggregate product, and made them a reality. I’m pleased to be able to witness how one person’s ingenuity can effect such positive change, not just for our company but for the mining industry.”Geoff Emberley, CEO & Registrar, PEGNL (Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland & Labrador) said “Cramm is recognized as a purveyor of innovation within the mining industry, from his early days at the Baie Verte asbestos mine to his current role with Anaconda Mining. Through his leadership he has seen many young workers move back to the Baie Verte region and has found ways of challenging them to grow the local economy. Mentors like Allan Cramm are critical to advancing the mining industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.”Among his innovations are pioneering in waste management and other areas of environmental stewardship, like the use of tailings and soil for fertile growth media and in-pit tailings disposal.Prior to his recent promotion, Cramm was the General Manager of Anaconda’s Point Rousse project in Baie Verte, Newfoundland and Labrador. He was responsible for the overall operation of the project including permitting, construction, production and special projects. He has been involved in various management and supervisory roles associated with mining for the past 25 years (both open pit and underground) including Project Coordinator/General Manager of two underground mines in Newfoundland, Nugget Pond and Hammerdown, that used a central-processing facility.last_img read more