Team Tahoe wins Timmins Mine Rescue Competition- by Len Gillis (Timmins Daily Press – May 12, 2018)

Team Tahoe has once again won the Timmins District Mine Rescue competition. The 2018 competition event was held at the Archie Dillon Sportsplex Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Also competing were Kidd Operations and Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines.

The winning results were announced at the annual mine rescue dinner held Friday night.This is the second consecutive year for the Tahoe Resources crew to win the event under the leadership of team captain Adam Weagle and team coach Jim Davis.

Other team members are briefing officer Terry Roy, #2 man Sylvain Falardeau, #3 man Nicholas Schwehr, #4 man Matt Johnson, vice-captain Peter Gagné, #6 man Rick Martin, and team technician Dan Guillemette.

Their win will allow them to move forward to the all-Ontario mine rescue competition which is to be held in Matachewan in June. Other awards announced Friday included Best Technician, which was Dan Guillemette of Tahoe. Guillemette also won the best technician award in 2017.

After that, all the key awards were presented to Glencore’s Kidd Operations, captained by Daniel Lapointe and coached by Moe Maltais.

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