Procon Announces CEO Appointment


Procon Group of Companies is pleased to announce the appointment of John McVey as Chief Executive Officer effective August 10, 2015.

John is an accomplished engineering and construction business leader with a 30+ year track record of delivering challenging projects in the resource and energy sectors across Canada and Internationally. He brings a great mix of project execution and operational experience, technical breadth, and passion for
safety and customer care.

Prior to joining Procon, John served as Country Manager for Bechtel Canada Co. with responsibility for mining and metals projects in North America. His previous roles have included President of Bantrel Co. based in Calgary and Director of Operations for SNC‐Lavalin’s Industrial Division in Toronto.

John holds B.A.Sc and M.A.Sc degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a member of PEO and APEGA.

About Procon

Procon is a full service mining contractor providing a comprehensive range of expertise to meet the growing needs of the mining and civil construction industries. Procon provides services in underground and open pit mining, mill construction and rehabilitation, heavy equipment rental and maintenance, and industrial services for infrastructure in the mining and energy sectors. Procon has one of the largest owned fleets of mining equipment and has ranked as one of the leading mining contractors in North America, as well as one of the top thirty general contractors in Canada. Well respected in the mining industry, Procon also has an impressive performance record in both safety and operations.

Procon is a privately held Canadian company based in Burnaby, BC. China CAMC Engineering Co., Ltd. (CAMCE) is a significant shareholder of the company (60%). A Fortune China 500 company with revenues of RMB 9.5 billion (CAD 2 billion) in 2014, CAMCE’s core business is international EPC services, contracting, trading, and domestic and overseas project investment.

Janice Lai
Telephone: +1 604 296 3370

November 17, 2019, 9:15 PM EST