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Animated film teaches teens about mining

The Ontario Mining Association (OMA) has produced a short animated film designed to get teenagers thinking about careers in the mining industry.

Mining school offers online program

Northern College’s Haileybury School of Mines will begin offering the first year of its Mining Engineering Technician’s program online this month.
Scouts showcase Canada’s mining industry

Scouts showcase Canada’s mining industry

Forty thousand members of the world Scouting organization from 150 countries had an opportunity to learn about Canada’s mining industry at the 2007 World Scout Jamboree in the United Kingdom this past summer.

Mining students flock to Cambrian

With the promise of good pay and lots of jobs in the mining industry, the number of students enrolling in Cambrian College's mining and trades programs is skyrocketing. Only a few years ago, the college's mining program had about 25 students.

Foreign workers trickle in

Steve MacNeil, an account manager with Levert Personnel Resources in Sudbury, is hoping to make a trip to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in the next few weeks to welcome five tradesmen from the Philippines recruited on behalf of several loca

Secondary schools introduce mining curriculum

Two high schools in Sudbury are participating in a groundbreaking academic program designed to give students a head start toward careers in the mining industry.
Collège Boréal tackles skill shortage

Collège Boréal tackles skill shortage

Denis Hubert's passion, inexhaustible energy and reputation for making things happen have brought him full circle.

RockON! awards scholarships

Three Ontario students have won scholarships to pursue careers in the mining industry, thanks to RockON, a career planning initiative launched by Northern Ontario Business, a sister publication of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal.

Collège Boréal students pitch in

When Inco began planning for the deployment of Mine2-4D at its six mines in the Sudbury area and contemplated the logistical challenge of removing 150 key employees from their jobs for two weeks of intensive training, students in Collège Boréal's min