Capacity Statement Since 1999 Rugged Edge Holdings Ltd has provided specialized infrastructure, manpower, logistics services and technical project expertise to companies in the natural resources exploration sector in Canada.
Who we are
Vision, Mission & Values
Bring rapid, precise and dependable manpower, technical solutions and logistics services to support mineral exploration, transportation, environmental protection and emergency response in remote, extreme and/or emergency conditions.
Create product innovations and provide services that are rapidly deployable; remove technical uncertainty; cut costs; improve safety; minimize environmental impact; and strive for sustainability.
We are commited to quality • We think of the unthinkable
Team on a Mission
We act collaboratively • We believe the best answer primes • We embrace diversity and elevate others
Change the Game
We innovate, evolve and adapt, continously • We are bold and not afraid to fail • We embrace change to remain relevant
Act with Ingenuity
We are truthful first, and foremost • We do what is right • We show respect and have no tolerance for politics or hidden
We contribute to the well-being of our community • We nurture relationships that benefit stakeholders • We care about and promote the well-being of our environment
We have Lives
We operate safely with a zero incident policy • We have fun and share joy • We are flexible and understand the competing needs in our lives • We support your growth to help you to succeed
Meet the Team
Julien is co-founder and president of Rugged Edge Holdings and REMCO. With over 20 years’ experience in the mineral exploration sector and drilling industry, Julien brings flair, innovative thinking and determination to the leadership team. Julien’s substantial technical and problem-solving skills are invaluable when working in some of the globe’s most remote, extreme and unforgiving areas.
Stacy Dupuis, is no newcomer to “rugged” entrepreneurship! She gained valuable experience working from a young age in retail and hospitality companies. Her foray into business came while constructing a service base operation for remote camps in the exploration sector. Over the past 20 years, Stacy has clung on to helicopters, driven supplies to the back and beyond and administered Rugged Edge Holdings – all this while raising a family! This can-do attitude has become the backbone of the Rugged Edge DNA.
Chief Operating Officer
Chris has 25+ years of experience in the construction materials industry. Chris has overseen human resource management, operations and large procurement across a number of business sectors and is highly skilled at developing high performance teams through personal coaching and leading investments in people.
Geology Technical Advisor
Andrea Ross BSc has 15 years experience in the mineral sector, working as a geologist in both industry and government. In industry, Andrea worked on a range of projects from grassroots, to resource definition and open mine pits. Andrea is driven and brings a wide breadth of technical knowledge and experience.
Chief Finance Officer
Philippe has 30+ years of experience in international finance. Philippe commenced his career at France’s industrial giant Pechiney (now Alcan) as credit manager. With experience in manufacturing, metallurgy, breweries, transport spanning across 3 continents to name a few, Philippe has substantial experience as a highly skilled controller, investment and financial modeller.
MARK DWYER, PHD
Chief Executive Officer
Mark is a visionary entrepreneur, researcher, author and public-private finance/infrastructure professional having lived and worked in over 15 countries; most recently in war-torn regions of Africa. Mark brings a creative, participatory and international dimension to the Rugged Edge Group of Companies.