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Staffing company eases recruitment burden

The demand for skilled personnel in the booming mining industry is surpassing the supply of qualified, available workers.
Trades enrolment spikes at Collège Boréal

Trades enrolment spikes at Collège Boréal

The increased enrolment in its trades and applied technology programs is attributable in part to the college’s ongoing efforts to promote trades-related careers to high school students.
Laurentian wins big at Canadian Mining Games

Laurentian wins big at Canadian Mining Games

Top marks in mine design, rock mechanics and mineral processing events propelled the Bharti School of Engineering team from Laurentian University to a first-place finish in the 22nd Annual Canadian Mining Games held February 23 to 26 in Sudbury.
Cambrian College offers expertise to Africa

Cambrian College offers expertise to Africa

Cambrian College in Sudbury reaches many corners of the world with its expertise.
Gold miner supports OMA’s video competition

Gold miner supports OMA’s video competition

St. Andrew Goldfields (SAS) has taken a fresh approach to help promote the Ontario Mining Association ’s So You Think You Know Mining high school video competition.

Laurentian students win NASA competition

A team of eight mechanical engineering students from Laurentian University in Sudbury took home the top prize in NASA’s second annual Lunabotics Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida May 28th.

Students attend green mining program

Four students and their teacher from Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School in Sudbury recently attended a “Green Mining” program at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario to learn about the root causes of water quality issues at mining sites.

Miner certification program takes shape

Miners and mineral processing operators have sets of elite skills and knowledge that can now be nationally certified and recognized across Canada thanks to an innovative Canadian Mining Credentials Program being introduced by the Mining Industry Huma

Laurentian considers school of mines

Laurentian University is proposing to establish a school of mines that will offer a world-class education in mining. “The idea of having a school of mines has been around for a very long time, possibly 20 to 25 years,” said Dr.

Training program targets First Nations

It didn’t take long for the Mining Industry Human Resources Council and Assembly of First Nations Mining Essentials program to make its impact felt and show it is going to be a success.