2022 CAC Award of Distinction Recipient

Sep 15, 2022

Coal Association of Canada honours Montem Resources’ Robert W. Bell

EDMONTON, AB – The Coal Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to announce Robert W. Bell as the 2022 Award of Distinction recipient. The CAC Award of Distinction recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in the coal industry in Canada.

Mr. Bell, Chief Commercial Officer of Montem Resources, is being recognized for his remarkable dedication and leadership within the coal industry.

With over 40 years of industry experience, Mr. Bell has held senior roles with many organizations, most notably Vice President of Marketing with Luscar, CEO of Pine Valley Mining, Chief Commercial Officer of Elk Valley Coal, Chief Commercial Officer (Coal) of Teck Resources, CEO of Ram River Coal, CEO of Atrum Coal, and on the Board of Directors of Neptune Terminals.

He currently sits on the Board of Directors Boards of the Western Canadian Coal Society and the Western Canadian Shippers Coalition and has an engineering degree in mining from McGill University and an MBA from Queen’s University.

Mr. Bell has dedicated his career to developing strong relationships within the coal industry and has done a significant amount of negotiation work on commercial rail agreements to transport and export Canada’s coal to the world.

His contributions to the Canadian coal industry and commitment to bring our product to market are something to be recognized and the Coal Association of Canada is thrilled to be able to present this award to him.

The Award of Distinction is awarded annually at the Coal Association of Canada’s annual conference, which will be at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The award will be presented during the Awards Reception on Thursday, September 22, 2022.

To nominate a coal industry leader for 2023, please visit the CAC’s Award of Distinction web page.

– Coal Association of Canada