Mining & Metals

The Mining and Metals industry is facing unprecedented challenges and change. Prices are unpredictable and operational costs are in a constant state of flux. That’s why it is more important now than ever for executive teams to be the top performers in the industry. Bedford Group Transearch understands the shifting trends and demands of this sector. We have the tools and expertise to ensure you attract and retain these agile and forward-thinking leaders. 
For four decades, Bedford Group has been on the front lines of the Mining and Metals industry, forming strong relationships with established and aspiring mining leaders. Each year, we sponsor the CIM-Bedford Young Mining Leaders Award, and for a decade, we have published a sophisticated Board & Executive Compensation report for the mining industry. As the Canadian partner of TRANSEARCH International, one of the world’s largest executive search firms, we have the global reach necessary to identify exceptional Mining and Metals executive leaders.
Through our full suite of executive search and talent management solutions, we find you leaders who have the strategic vision to boost your revenue, limit operating costs and set your organization up for continuous success. Bedford Group applies an unrivalled process that assesses candidates against the four essential dimensions of fit: Culture, Leadership, Performance and Team. In North America, Bedford Group has completed hundreds of senior executive searches in Mining and Metals over the last decade. Our team of search consultants consists of dedicated professionals with extensive experience. 

Recently Completed engagements include

  • Chair
  • President/CEO
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Head of Exploration
  • General Manager
  • Project Leaders
  • Vice President Analysis, Major Global Bank
  • Mining Analyst, Canadian Bank
  • Country Head, Commodities Trader
  • Metallurgist
  • Vice President, Operations
  • Vice President, Technical Services
  • Vice President, Projects
  • Vice President, Exploration
  • Vice President, Engineering
  • Mine Directors
  • Mine Operations General Managers
  • Mine Managers
  • Mine Superintendents
  • Project Director & Managers
  • Mine Development Managers
  • Mill / Plant Operations Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Environmental Managers
  • Human Resources Directors
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Construction Coordinators
  • Health & Safety Managers
  • Process Directors
  • Process & Metallurgy Managers
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Loss Prevention Managers
  • Occupational Health & Safety Managers
  • Sustainability & External Affairs Managers
  • Accounting Managers
  • Administration Managers
  • Mill Maintenance Managers
  • Mine Maintenance Managers
  • Mobile Equipment Maintenance Managers
  • Finance Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Materials Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Structural EngineerElectrical Technicianss
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Drill & Blast Engineers
  • Mining Engineers
  • Mine Ventilation Engineers
  • Rock Mechanics Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Field Engineers
  • Mining Technicians
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Chief Geologists
  • Geologists (Mine and Exploration)
  • Geoscientists
  • Heavy Duty Mechanics
  • Control Room Operators
  • Corporate Controllers
  • Document Controllers
  • Mine Controllers
  • Instrumentation Managers
  • Instrumentation Technicians
  • Millwrights
  • Metallurgists
  • Mine Planners
  • Project Controllers
  • Project Controls Managers
  • Project Planners
  • Procurement Managers (Material Managers)
  • Purchasing Managers
  • QA/QC Managers
  • Resource Planners
  • Schedulers
  • Surveyors
  • Plant Operators
  • Technicians & Technologists
  • Underground Miners


  • Aeris Resources (Australia)
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines (Canada, USA, Mexico)
  • Alamos Gold (Canada)
  • Aldridge Minerals Inc (Canada, Turkey)
  • Andean American Gold Corp (Canada, Peru)
  • Anaconda Mining (Canada)
  • ArcelorMittal (Canada)
  • Argonaut Gold (Mexico)
  • Ascendant Resources (Honduras)
  • Atlantic Gold Corp (Canada)
  • Aura Minerals (Brazil, Honduras, Mexico)
  • Aurico Gold (Mexico)
  • Barrick Gold Corp (Canada, Chile, Indonesia, Peru, Tanzania)
  • Belo Sun Mining Corp (Brazil)
  • BHP Billiton (Chile, Canada)
  • Cameco (Canada)
  • Canadian Zinc Corp (Canada)
  • Capstone Mining (Canada)
  • Celesta Mining (Brazil)
  • Cliffs Natural Resources (Canada, US)
  • Codelco (Chile)
  • Continental Gold (Colombia)
  • Conuma Coal Resources Ltd (Canada)
  • DeBeers (Canada, South Africa)
  • Detour Gold (Canada)
  • Dominion Diamond Mines (Canada)
  • El Dorado Gold Corp (Canada)
  • Endeavour Silver Corp (Canada, Mexico)
  • Excellon Resources
  • First Cobalt Corp (Canada)
  • First Majestic Silver Corp (Canada, Mexico)
  • Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (Mexico)
  • Freeport McMoran (US)
  • Frontera Copper Corp (Canada)
  • Glencore (Canada, Congo)
  • Goldcorp (Canada, Mexico)
  • Golden Star Resources (Canada)
  • Gold Fields Ltd (Peru, South Africa)
  • Great Panther Mining Ltd (Canada, Mexico)
  • Grupo Mexico SA (Mexico)
  • Hudbay Minerals (Canada)
  • Inmet Mining (Panama)
  • Kinross Gold (Canada, US, Chile)
  • Kirkland Lake Gold (Canada)
  • Largo Resources (Brazil)
  • Lumina Gold Corp (Ecuador)
  • Lupaka Gold (Peru)
  • McEwen Mining (Canada)
  • Minsur (Peru)
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd (Serbia)
  • New Gold Inc (Canada, Mexico)
  • New Pacific Metals (Bolivia)
  • North American Palladium (Canada)
  • Nyrstar (Canada, Mexico, Honduras, USA)
  • Orvana Minerals Corp (Canada, Spain)
  • Palabora Mining Company (South Africa)
  • Pan American Silver Corp (Bolivia, Argentina)
  • Phelps Dodge (Chile)
  • PPX Mining Corp (Peru)
  • Primero Mining (Canada, Mexico)
  • Red Eagle Mining Corp (Colombia)
  • Rio Tinto – Kennecott Mine (USA)
  • Rubicon Minerals (Canada)
  • Sierra Metals Inc (Peru, Mexico)
  • Sherritt International (Cuba, Madagascar)
  • Sumitomo Corporation (Chile)
  • Sun Valley Gold (Brazil)
  • Tacora Resources (Canada)
  • Tahoe Resources
  • Talon Metals Corp (Brazil)
  • Teck Resources (Canada)
  • Teranga Gold Corp (Senegal)
  • TMAC Resources (Canada)
  • Torex Gold (Canada, Mexico)
  • Trafigura (South Africa, Cuba)
  • Trillium Mining (Canada)
  • Twin Metals (US)
  • Vale (Canada)
  • Yamana Gold (Canada, Mexico)

Segments we serve

  • Open-pit Mining

  • Underground Mining

  • Surface Mining

  • Precious and Industrial Metals

  • Metal and Mineral Processing

  • Land Rehabilitation

  • Mining Financing

  • Mining Exploration

Mining & Metals Practice Leaders


Frank Galati

Managing Partner

416-963-9000, ext.251

Mauricio Montano


416-963-9000 ext. 261

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