Networking Opportunities Abound
Jason Thompson, President of Warrior Engineering (on the left) and John Jonassen, Manager of Warrior Engineering (in the centre); engage with a visitor to their NOMS booth at PDAC 2023.
Jason Thompson noticed a difference this year at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2023 convention in Toronto. The President of Warrior Engineering, an Indigenous-owned and operated engineering and environmental consulting firm based in Thunder Bay, was one of 112 exhibitors in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Mining Showcase (NOSM).
“This year, there a different buzz,” explained Jason Thompson, President of Warrior Engineering. “We have been participating at PDAC for five or six years now. This year, people are coming to find us and we’re not having to search for them. That’s an exciting change.”
Thompson said the FedNor pavilion made participation at PDAC an affordable option for his company, opening doors to networking on a national and international scale, connecting with the mining industry and exploring new business opportunities. He added that he was anticipating a busy year on many fronts for his parent company, Superior Strategies, and in particular, its engineering division.
Surveying the Landscape
Warrior Engineering President Jason Thompson is excited by the level of activity his company is enjoying at PDAC 2023.
“Our primary goals are to increase our customer base, work with other suppliers and ultimately expand right across Canada,” stated Thompson.
Thompson said his company employs about 40 people. With the majority of his staff being Indigenous and/or women, he says Superior Strategies walks the talk of inclusion every day. It is one more advantage that his company offers to help set it apart from others.