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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.

Workshop opens doors for geoscience students

Another 25 Earth Sciences students from universities across Canada will get a taste of the mineral exploration industry at the PDAC’s fifth annual Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (S-IMEW) in Sudbury, May 6 to 21.

Mentoring plays key role in retention of women

Mentoring plays a key role in retaining women in the mining industry.
Mining Matters reaches out to Aboriginal youth

Mining Matters reaches out to Aboriginal youth

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) Mining Matters program has expanded its Aboriginal youth outreach activities to Baker Lake in Nunavut and the First Nation communities of Webequie and Marten Falls in Northern Ontario.

Teachers don hard hats and mucker boots

Thirty elementary and high school teachers from across Ontario donned hard hats, mucker boots and cap lamps for an underground tour of Xstrata's Nickel Rim South Mine in August as part of a four-day Teacher's Mining Tour organized by the Canadian Eco