Presentation 14Jun08 Ron Mitchell 0f Sandwell

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					                 Opportunities for
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»   Sandwell, a leading engineer contractor in materials handling, ports & marine terminals, offshore structures, power, petroleum and industrial process is dedicated to delivering solutions that
    enable clients to build and maintain competitive advantage.
Three things to cover today


• Opportunities in the engineering field – transportation

• What the immediate future in BC might hold

• Dream about our future in the global context




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High Demand is Now!

• Business is booming
   › Much of the mining infrastructure
     needs to be updated/improved!

   › New mines need to be opened up
     with totally new infrastructure!

• Changing world - supply chain
  manufacturing requires more
  transportation

• The aging workforce is retiring

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The future in BC - Sandwell
• Metal prices may drop - but

• Supply chain manufacturing is here to stay – and

• Half of my staff including me, retires in the next five to
  ten years.

• Who is going to replace us?




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 Careers and Engineering

• Job market is hot and increasing

• Demand will exceed supply for the
 next 5 to 10 years

• More than one language (cultural
 understanding) is a benefit to have

• The world is a much smaller place
 AND one more BIG FACTOR
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  One more thing getting older is
Aging transportation infrastructure




                             Near Montreal Quebec November, 2007



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Contact information
   Ron Mitchell, P. Eng.

   Manager, Rail and Transportation Systems

   Sandwell Engineering Inc.

   tel 604 684 9311

   direct 604 638 4772

   cell 604 970-1578

   fax 604 688 5913
      >> www.sandwell.com

   speed and precision worldwide




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