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Canadore College teams up with suppliers

A teamwork approach to skills training in North Bay is strengthening the city’s mining supply sector.

Students spend study break learning about mine rescue

A group of 13 mining engineering students from Laurentian University and the University of Toronto gave up their February study break to take a four-day mine rescue course organized by the Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association (MASHA).
Teaching kids that Mining Matters

Teaching kids that Mining Matters

Learning about diamond prospecting might not sound like a normal part of high school, but that's what thousands of students are doing across the country, thanks to the Mining Matters program, an initiative of the Prospectors and Developers Associatio

Colleges conclude transfer agreement

Students enrolled in mining-related programs at three community colleges in Northern Ontario will have more options for transferring from one institution to another, following the recent conclusion of a transfer agreement.

Mining companies compete for job seekers

Hundreds of students thinking about entering the mining industry flocked to two recent mining employment and career fairs in the Sudbury area. On March 27, the Mining: Your Business fair took place in Sudbury.

Lakehead student wins engineering scholarship

An engineering student at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay has been awarded the 2008 AMEC Aboriginal Undergraduate Scholarship, one of several scholarships presented annually as part of the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation’s Dream to be an

Training the next generation of drillers

During graduation ceremonies last fall at Northern College in Kirkland Lake, nine of the 11 rookie diamond drillers who had completed a 10-week training course were hired on the spot by diamond drill companies.

MineSET showcases mining industry careers

Matching students with the right careers in the mining industry will be the focus of the MineSET Mine Technologies and Career Opportunities Forum scheduled for April 25-26 at the Walden Arena in Sudbury.

Industry urged to sponsor student research

Mining companies that need research done should consider sponsoring university students to do the work because they have a chance to double their money through government funding, according to an assistant geology professor at Lakehead University in

College proceeds with new Timmins campus

The number of skilled workers being trained by Collège Boréal in Timmins will jump exponentially after an $11.5 million campus in the city is completed next year.