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Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in Mining & Energy—February 17 issue

Mining and Energy is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Don McLeod, Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inductee.
Mines

BC miner Don McLeod inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

McLeod began his career as a pack-horse operator and miner’s helper in the 1940s, and went on to become founder of the Northair Group of Companies.

by Peter Caulfield
Picture of blue helicopter, with miner in foreground.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global US Mines produced an estimated $74.6 Billion in minerals during 2016

United States mines in 2016 produced an estimated $74.6 billion of raw mineral materials, a slight increase from 2015.

Picture of wind turbines in prairie setting, with distant mountains in background.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global Wind energy continues strong growth in Canada in 2016

Canada now has 11,898 MW of installed wind generation capacity, enough to supply six percent of Canada's electricity demand.

Canada Place in Vancouver
Minerals, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia

The best bits of the AME Roundup

Mining and Energy’s Robert Hawkins discusses highlights from the AME Roundup 2017 at Canada Place in Vancouver, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Geotech drill rig on a project in the Golden Triangle in northwest B.C.
First Nations, British Columbia

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation and Geotech—a partnership based on shared values

A partnership between Geotech Drilling Services Ltd. and the Tahltan Nation Development Corporation will bring enhanced drilling services to Northwest B.C.

by Jessica Kirby
Paul Ransom points to Lakit Lookout, near Fort Steele, which could be the next big East Kootenay mine.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia

Could there be another Sullivan mine-sized deposit near Fort Steele, B.C.?

Kootenay Zinc’s Paul Ransom has reason to be optimistic about the Sully project and its potential to be the next big Sullivan-style mine in the East Kootenay

by Kyle Born
The Madison property in Butte, Montana
History, Mines

How to revive a gold mine

Broadway Gold Mining is looking to capitalize on an old mine’s success in Butte, Montana.

by Kyle Born
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Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in Mining & Energy—February 3 issue

Mining and Energy is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Bill Bennett
Mines, British Columbia

Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett Special Guest on Podcast

We are pleased to have the Honourable Bill Bennett as our special guest.

Jonathan Buchanan, director, Information and Public Affairs for the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC)
Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia

Thompson Creek Metals wins mine reclamation award

The award was presented at the 40th Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium of the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation.

by Peter Caulfield
The Britannia Mine Museum lets you explore this former copper mine along BC’s Pacific coast.
Mines, British Columbia

10 Ways to Immerse Yourself in British Columbia’s Rich Mining Past

From underground mine tours to outdoor displays, here are some of the places that bring the province’s mining past to life.

by Galadriel Watson
The settlement of Britannia Beach, one of two bases for the Britannia Mining and Smelting Company.
Mines, British Columbia

Lucky strikes: Early days in British Columbia’s mining industry

The province of BC is currently a giant on mining’s world stage. These four historical events helped set it on its path.

by Galadriel Watson
Hans Brasch worked in the mining industry for 40 years, and never missed a single day of work.
Education, Mines, Ontario

Hans Brasch’s lucky life

Hans Brasch spent 40 years working in the mines dodging dynamite.

by Jillian Clark
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Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in Mining & Energy - January 20 issue

Mining and Energy is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Nalaine Morin, principal with ArrowBlade Consulting, works to bridge First Nations Traditional Knowledge with Western Science in development projects.
First Nations, British Columbia

Rock Star: Nalaine Morin, EP

Nalaine Morin is recognized across Canada for her work in environmental assessment on behalf of First Nations.

by Jessica Kirby
An aerial view (via drone) of the Tecolutla onshore oil and gas development block in the Tampico-Misantla Basin, located within Mexico’s Veracruz state.
Energy, Alberta, Global

Mexican energy reform: follow “first movers” to find oil and gas opportunities in the south

International Frontier Resources of Calgary has been awarded an onshore oil & gas development block in Mexico because of the de-nationalization of the industry.

by Jillian Clark
Robert McEwen is a 2017 inductee into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
Mines

Robert McEwen does more than expected

2017 Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inductee demonstrates perseverance and dedication while consistently striving for something better.

by Jillian Clark