Education

Whether it’s training potential employees what they need to know to head out into the field or informing the public about the important everyday items that mining makes possible, education is a vital aspect within the mining and exploration industries.  

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Celebrating at last year’s challenge are (L to R): Jacques Yves Guigné, CEO of Acoustic Zoom; David Garofalo, CEO of Goldcorp; and Gary Dinn, vice-president marketing at Acoustic Zoom.
Education, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global #DisruptMining: Goldcorp’s contest is a catalyst for quantum leaps in performance

Goldcorp’s #DisruptMining contest gives great ideas a voice for a big audience.

by Timothy Fowler
Guy Santucci, Cranbrook History Centre Board Chair, and Jason Jacob, President of East Kootenay Chamber of Mines, with one of the dino prints.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, History, Mines, British Columbia Local dinosaur prints on display at Cranbrook History Centre

Teck loans museum 140 million-year-old meat-eating raptor tracks found in local mines

Picture of students.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Global Vale launches 2019 Global Trainee Program

In Canada, Vale is recruiting 12 young professionals to come and spend a year with the Company in 2019.

Group of smiling children in India.
Mining Insider, Education, Global UNICEF Canada and Teck partner to save the lives of children in India

Over the past five years, the partnership has saved the lives of 62,000 children in India.

XPRIZE Bloomberg press conference earlier this year.
Education, Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global XPRIZE and COSIA partner to solve the carbon challenge

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance has partnered with XPRIZE to inspire innovators to solve the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE challenge.

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MetSoc logo.
Mining Insider, Education, Minerals, Global Canada’s Top Metallurgy & Materials Engineers 2018 Award recipients announced

The Excellence Program at MetSoc aims to honour those members of the Society who have excelled through their outstanding achievements to metallurgy.

Don Lindsay, President and CEO, Teck, and Luiza Carvalho, UN Women Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean, sign an agreement.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines UN Women and Teck extend partnership to empower indigenous women

The investment will extend the Originarias programme, and support the goal of providing Indigenous women in northern Chile with access to training programs.

An overview of attendees at the PDAC Convention in Toronto.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Ontario PDAC 2018 Convention exceeds 25,000 attendees

High attendance rates are a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building momentum.

Person standing on mountaintop, with logo for Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, British Columbia Science inspiration to spark a rewarding career

Considering a career in engineering and geoscience opens up a world of possibilities to students in BC and across Canada.

The 2018 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on January 21-22, 2018.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia Register now: 2018 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC18)

VRIC2018 is the world's largest resource investment conference dedicated to resource exploration, and is a must-attend for investors and stakeholders.

A woman, wearing a hardhat, takes a water sample from a stream.
Education, First Nations, Technology The future of mining: MiHR discusses employment opportunities

Ryan Montpellier, executive director of MiHR, discusses mining as a viable career path for future generations.

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NAIT is currently working on Phase 1 of the applied research project to test DME in long-haul trucks in Alberta.
Education, Renewable Energy, Alberta NAIT applies DME to long-haul trucks in Alberta

NAIT researcher explains DME, NAIT’s applied research project with industry partners, and how close the alternative renewable fuel is to market.

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Four men on a roof working on an equipment installation.
Education, Alberta Microgrid innovation at Medicine Hat College

Bluenergy Solarwind perfects double-helix urban wind turbine for Medicine Hat College’s microgrid.

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Cover of the Exploration Assessment Digital Data Formats guidelines.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Global New tool helps industry collect and share geoscience data

The guidelines propose a uniform national standard for digital data submission for jurisdictional mine recording offices.

The Minerals South Conference runs from November 7 to 9, and is held at the Heritage Inn Hotel and Convention Centre in Cranbrook.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, British Columbia Minerals South conference in Cranbrook November 7 to 9

The conference is organized by East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (EKCM), a non-profit organization actively promoting sustainable exploration, mining and education

Farren Billey of FB Drilling shows elementary school students how a diamond drill rig works. The drill rig is the chamber’s educational-relations centrepiece.
Education, Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment Mingle with miners during Minerals South

The 13th annual Minerals South Conference and Trade Show is hosted by the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (EKCM).

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Dr. Keith Barron.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Global, Ontario Aurania Resources Ltd. reports Chairman & CEO, Dr. Keith Barron, will speak at Mines & Money America

Dr. Keith Barron will be making a presentation entitled “Aurania’s Lost Cities – Cutucu Project” at the Mines and Money Americas investment conference.

Heather Kaminsky is working in the lab at NAIT.
Education, Global Predicting the future: Mining and energy jobs in five years

We asked a handful of mining and energy industry workers for their predictions of jobs in high demand in five years.

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