Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) welcomes new Vice-Chair, Kalev Ruberg, Vice-President Digital Systems and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Teck Resources Limited (Teck), Canada’s largest diversified resource company.
Ruberg brings extensive experience in information technology and business leadership to the GMG Executive Council. He has held the position of CIO with Teck since 2006 and has a strong background in information systems and technology and applied artificial intelligence. He was appointed Vice-President, Digital Systems in 2017. Ruberg holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
As GMG Vice-Chair, Ruberg will sit on the Executive Council and help shape GMG strategy; he will be on track to becoming chair in 2020. Teck is a GMG leadership member, and this new partnership reinforces a shared vision for a sustainable future of mining and a shared commitment to bringing industry leaders together to achieve it.
“It is wonderful to have Kal join the Executive as Vice-Chair,” says Michelle Ash, GMG Chair. “In his role with Teck he has shown his tremendous ability for leadership, strategy and collaboration, all of which he will bring to the role with GMG.”
Ruberg officially joins the GMG Executive Council at the Annual General Meeting on April 30 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is a network of like-minded companies driving change in the mining industry. Together, we monitor the pulse of the industry and develop multi-disciplinary guidelines to manage risk, enhance performance, design solutions, inform planning and decision making, and save time and money. Our members are mining companies, OEMs, OTMs, research organizations and consultants from around the world who recognize that innovation does not happen in silos. GMG improves communication and facilitates collaboration to foster a more sustainable and efficient future for mining. Through multi-stakeholder working groups, we are systematically removing the impediments to create the safe and sustainable mines of the future.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.