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Dr. Bill Mercer: The most valuable thing that comes out of the mine is the miner

Bill Mercer, one of the leading Canadian geologists and an expert in health and safety in exploration and mining industry, was one of the speakers on 6th International conference on mineral resources in the Republic of Serbia, that took place in Metropol Palace hotel in Belgrade on October 4. Dr. Mercer's long career includes series of managerial positions and working on international projects in over 30 countries. Also, he has strong beliefs in the need for the exploration industry to improve...
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Delta Holding - Competition for the Fifth Generation of Young Leaders Launched

Delta Holding announced the beginning of the competition for the fifth generation of Young Leaders, under the slogan ‘We snatch the best ones’. The competition is open until 23 October, 24.00 h. The competition is open for senior undergraduates and graduate students from all faculties. Interested candidates may apply online only at: The candidates who pass the selection process and become Young Leaders will gain work experience over a one year program through three rotations...
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Apatin Brewery put in operation new plant for water treatment – Investment worth 11 mil EUR

New modern plant for wastewater treatment was put in operation in Apatin Brewery on October 7. With this investment, worth around 11 million euros, Apatin Brewery celebrated 260 years of successful business. All wastewater from Apatin Brewery will be from now on discharged into waterways only after passing the treatment in this contemporary plant. The opening ceremony of the new plant and the anniversary celebration were attended by Minister of economy, Goran Knezevic, Minister of Agriculture...
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Ambassador Park Dedinje - A new place of true prestige

Dedinje is a part of Belgrade located on the slopes of Topcider hill near Banjica forest, and a place of great historical value where the royal palace, president and ambassador residences and beautiful prewar villas are situated. At the address Neznanog junaka 23 in Dedinje, Ambassador Park Dedinje is comfortably placed in an exclusive, calm neighborhood full of greenery, and yet close to the city center and surrounded by possibilities provided by this elite part of the Capital. Enclosed in...
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LiSEC and cargo-partner: Two decades of solid partnership

LiSEC, a company specializing in the production of machines for flat glass processing, has been relying on logistics solutions by cargo-partner since the early 1990s. The intensive cooperation includes monthly air and sea cargo transports to various destinations around the world: from Europe and the Middle East to Africa, Asia and America. LiSEC holds its logistics partner to the highest standards: Flexible solutions are equally important as punctuality, proactive transport status updates and quick...
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Nevsun advancing pre-feasibility study with major drilling program at Timok

Nevsun Resources Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on the Company's Timok copper-gold project (“Timok Project”) in Serbia. Since closing the acquisition of the Timok Project this past June, Nevsun has been rapidly ramping up the Upper Zone pre-feasibility study ("PFS") work. In addition, the Company, with its joint venture partner, Freeport-McMoRan, has commenced a 67,000 meter drilling program on the Lower Zone deposit to further define the deep porphyry potential. Cliff Davis, President...
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CANSEE supporter of 6th International Conference on mineral resources in the Republic of Serbia

 CANSEE exploration and mining industry group gathers the biggest Canadian investors in this field. Among them are world-class Canadian companies, such as Nevsun Resources, Mundoro, Dundee Precious Metals, Erin Ventures and Medgold which have so far made significant investments in mining and geological exploration in Serbia. On October 4, Belgrade will host 6th International Conference on mineral resources in the Republic of Serbia on the topic of „The driving force for economic development“,...
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cargo-partner is active in the Council for Sustainable Logistics

International transport and info-logistics provider cargo-partner is one of 15 companies from the areas of retail, logistics and production which have joined together in the Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL). Together, the members of this initiative, which is unique throughout Europe, take steps to implement sustainable logistics solutions. The CNL is located at the Center for Global Change and Sustainability of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. The initiative...
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CANSEE & Canada day in Prijepolje

Canadian Ambassador Philip Pinnington, Trade Commisioner at the Embassy of Canada to Serbia, Ms. Đurđa Ćeramilac, together with CANSEE Canadian- Serbian Business Association delegation, paid a visit to the city of Prijepolje on 6th of September. The purpose of the visit was to visit existing businesses that exists in this region of Serbia, all in order to further develop economic relations and increase trade between the two countries. The office of the President of Prijepolje municipality...
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cargo-partner to Expand Capacity of Logistics Center in Slovakia

Info-logistics provider cargo-partner invests EUR 3 million in expanding its logistics center in Dunajská Streda (Slovakia) to over 22,000 pallet slots. Direct connection to container terminal provides cross-dock options for intermodal transport to Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Koper and Rijeka. International transport and info-logistics provider cargo-partner is expanding its warehouse space in Slovakia. The company currently operates two modern logistics centers in Slovakia: one in Bratislava with...
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Delta Holding Corporate Social Responsibility Report Presented

In 2015, Delta Holding invested 1,15 million euros in community development and socially responsible sponsorships. The company has helped 45.200 citizens in that way. The biggest project implemented during last year is Delta Holding’s second endowment, namely the Centre for Sport and Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities “Iskra”, which was built and donated to the town of Kragujevac. Another significant project is “Plantation for the Future”, which directly supports 1.617 of...
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CANSEE & Canada Days in Pirot

Last days of August H.E. Philip Pinington and CANSEE delegation headed by Mr. Aleksandar Obrenović, CANSEE board member and Ms. Mirjana Dončić-Beaton spent in city of Pirot. The aim of the visit was to explore the potentials of Pirot region in order to raise economic cooperation between Serbia and Canada to a higher level. Connections with the local government and local business community were established, and significant companies Tigar Tyres and Tigar Ltd. were visited. Upon the arrival,...
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Halifax: constant drive for ever better service - Another successful ISO audit

Halifax Consulting and Halifax Translation successfully completed another audit for standardisation in the fields of management and translation. Procedures under ISO 9001 and EN15038 have been in full implementation in both departments since the summer of 2012. Halifax Director Sonja Babić-Lythgoe says it has really helped Halifax to continue to focus on raising the quality of its services. “Relentlessly improving internal quality control while maintaining the human aspect of working with clients...
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Construction of new Magna production facility going according to plan – 500 more employees by the end of 2016

The Odzaci-based Magna Seating currently employs 940 workers, but it has decided to expand. Magna has more than doubled its initial capacity of 400 workers in four years in Odzaci and the number of employments won't end there. The construction of the new production facility is going according to plan, says Miro Vidosevic, the factory's director. – We will employ 500 new workers here by the end of the year – he adds. In addition to workers for tailoring and sewing clothes, Magna will also need...
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CANSEE is hiring! Come and join our Team!

CANSEE is hiring! Come and join our Team! CANSEE (Canadian Serbian Business Association) is an organization that supports bi-lateral trade, business development and investment activities between two countries, Canada and Serbia. It affords Canadian and Serbian businesses the opportunity to network and grow each other through collaboration and act as ambassador to further cross-nation brands of all companies represented. To support our further development, we are looking for Marketing &...
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PharmaSwiss Crowned with Beogradski pobednik Award

Last night PharmaSwiss Company, a CANSEE member, was awarded Beogradski pobednik Award for its outstanding contribution to the local economy.  We wish to congratulate PharmaSwiss, our prominent member in every aspect, on this significant recognition! Yesterday evening Assembly of the City of Belgrade hosted conferment of Beogradski pobednik Annual Award. This year six companies received the award. The first awarded company was the pharmaceutical PharmaSwiss for its outstanding contribution...
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GLOBE&MAIL: Richard Ivey Instructor Cynthia Innes about LEADER Project 2016 in Serbia

Cynthia Innes is a member of the 2016 MBA class at the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Business School in London, Ont., where she has focused on strategy, marketing and entrepreneurship. She graduated last week. Previously, Cynthia was a manager with the Edelman public relations firm. She has lived and worked in Malawi, South Korea and Canada, and calls Toronto home. The red roofs of Belgrade fade behind me as the train picks up speed at the city’s outskirts. A bag of hard candy appears...
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Big Finale of the LEADER project Serbia 2016

Canadian educational program, “LEADER Project Serbia” from the Ivey School of Business from Western Ontario, one of the top-ranked business schools in the world was officially completed on Friday, May 20, 2016. At the very end of the two-week program, the participants, forming the selected thirty best entrepreneurs from Serbia, simulated the discussion with the investment banks and funds, by presenting their business plans to a seven-member jury.  Following the consultation of the jury,...
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Canadian LEADER Programme for Entrepreneurs Visits Schneider Electric in Novi Sad

The participants of the educational programme LEADER Project Serbia visited Schneider Electric’s business premises in Novi Sad yesterday on May 11 2016. This company, which is a CANSEE member, was visited within the educational programme from Richard Ivey Business School offered for free and organized by CANSEE, Canadian-Serbian Business Association in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade in the period from May 9-20 2016.  Schneider Electric...
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Support to Entrepreneurs through Canadian Educational Programme LEADER Project Serbia

The LEADER Project Serbia, a Canadian educational programme from Richard Ivey Business School officially started in Belgrade today on 9 of May 2016. This programme is offered by one of the top-ranked business schools in the world. It is implemented for the first time in Serbia from May 9 -20 2016 by CANSEE, the Canadian-Serbian Business Association, in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade. Mirjana Dončić-Beaton, Executive Director of CANSEE, stressed...
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Opening Ceremony for LEADER Project in Serbia Scheduled for May 9 2016

For the first time in Serbia, and in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade, CANSEE is organizing LEADER Project, an educational programme from Ivey Business School, which ranks as one of top Canadian business schools. The event is scheduled for May 9 – 20 2016.  The Canadian LEADER Project is an international educational programme, continuously implemented since 1991 and it is currently taking place in eight countries: Russia, Moldova, Ethiopia,...
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CANSEE and “Canada Day in Kraljevo” Business Meetings

CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association representatives and His Excellency Philip Pinnington, the Ambassador of Canada to Serbia, visited the city of Kraljevo on March 29, 2106, on which they discussed with the businessmen from Kraljevo region about the improvement of business cooperation between...
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CANSEE visited the world's largest mining and exploration conference PDAC in Toronto

Managing Director of CANSEE, Ms. Mirjana Dončić Beaton, along with four CANSEE Board of Directors: Justin van der Toorn, Director, Avala Resources, Christopher MacIntyre, Vice President Corporate Development, Reservoir Minerals Inc., Teo Dechev, CEO and President of Mundoro Capital Inc., Mike Maric, Director and Owner Tulcos Tech & Die., and the representative of the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade, Mrs. Đurđa Ćeramilac, Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada in Belgrade, attended the...
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CANSEE Cocktail in Toronto - Successful Networking

CANSEE organized CANSEE Networking Cocktail at the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Toronto on March 10, with the aim of gathering Canadian-Serbian business diaspora to contacts and network expansion in Canada, and to encourage business cooperation between our two friendly countries with...
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CANSEE visit to “Sobotec” manufacturing factory in Hamilton, Canada

CANSEE organized a visit to our PLATINUM Member “SOBOTEC” that has operations in Hamilton, Canada, as well as in Belgrade, Serbia. Sobotec Ltd. is a leader in the design, fabrication and installation of architectural wall systems, specializing in Metal Composite, Aluminium Plate and Phenolic Composite panel systems, founded in 1988, with the vision to produce a modern wall panel system like no other. Company owner, Mr. Vlad Sobot, organized detailed tour of their manufacturing premises...