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.  

Recent Education articles

A fire burns into the air
Education, Safety, British Columbia Fire, cows and a whole lot of miners

See a collection of exceptional photos from the 62nd Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition in Kimberley, B.C.

by Kyle Born
A head shot of Rodger McLean, the new chair of MSABC
Education, Products & equipment, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Mining suppliers adopt a green future

Rodger McLean, chair of the MSABC, talks about membership benefits and updating mandates to prioritize environmental responsibility.

by Jillian Clark
Collage of Britannia Mine Museum Family Fun Day pictures.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, British Columbia Britannia Mine Museum Launches “I HEART Carbon” Exhibit at Family Fun Day

The Britannia Mine Museum Family Fun Day is on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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
The Sullivan Core Shack will be a museum level display of ore and rock specimens as well as drill core from Sullivan mine and surrounding area.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, British Columbia Kootenay Zinc Corp. sponsors Sullivan Core Shack Display

The Sullivan Core Shack will be a museum level display located in the Kimberley Underground Mining Railway Station.

Dynamic Earth's staff all come from science backgrounds. Visitors gain real knowledge and fun experiences.
Education, Maritimes, Ontario, Quebec 9 must-visit museums in Eastern Canada to learn about Canada’s mining and energy industries

From Newfoundland to Ontario, Eastern Canada offers a wealth of mining museums to explore.

by Jillian Clark
Atlas Coal Mine encompasses 70 acres and 20 dozen preserved buildings.
Education, Mines, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan 7 must-visit museums on the Prairies to learn about Canada’s mining and energy industries

Explore the history and development of Canada's mining industry with a visit to one of these museums.

by Jillian Clark
Jennifer Beaudry, sitting on large tire.
Education, Ontario Inspiring budding scientists

Jennifer Beaudry inspires the next generation of the mining industry.

by Jillian Clark
Student mentees gain invaluable experience and insider knowledge from PDAC member mentors. These students will move on to successfully transition into the full-time industry workforce.
Education, Exploration Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Mentor Program

The PDAC Mentor Program connects students with experienced geoscientists to set students on a path towards success in the industry.

by Jillian Clark
Rendering of the future site of Magna Hall, the newest addition to Seneca's King Campus, designed by EllisDon.
Mining Insider, Education, Ontario Magna International provides largest gift in Seneca’s history

Seneca's major expansion at King Campus got a huge boost with the announcement of a $3-million donation from Magna International.

Graphic of the Energy and Mines World Congress.
Education, Energy, Mines, Ontario How can mining operators further reduce their carbon emissions?

The Energy and Mines World Congress will be held in Toronto, ON on November 21 - 22.

Largest single investment in Laurentian University’s history (CNW Group/Laurentian University)
Mining Insider, Education, Ontario Federal Government invests $49 million in $104 million Mineral Exploration Research Program

Funding is the largest single investment in Laurentian University's history.

The Harquail Family: James, Sofia, David, Birgitta and Peter (CNW Group/Laurentian University)
Mining Insider, Education, Ontario Harquail family invests $10 million to advance mineral exploration research at Laurentian University

Laurentian's Department of Earth Sciences will now be known as the Harquail School of Earth Sciences

Cover of Mining and Energy magazine, with picture of green jade.
Mining Insider, Education, Global Top 10 reasons to use magazine advertising

We are always on the lookout for helpful media and marketing articles to share—here is one that caught our eye.

Silhouette of man standing in mine tunnel.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Safety Shift Rescue breathes new life into mining industry

Focus FS introduces revolutionary under oxygen mine rescue incident application

Picture of scholarship application.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Technology, Global Recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial scholarship announced

MAC has named Alexander (Al) Pritchard as the 2016 recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics.

Rachel Chouinard, MSc Student, University of British Columbia was one of the 2016 Scholarship winners.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC announces 2016 scholarship winners

Geoscience BC announced that ten outstanding post-graduate students have been selected to receive 2016 Geoscience BC Scholarship Awards.

Picture of person welding.
Mining Insider, Education College of the Rockies hosting summer welding camp

Thanks to funding from the CWA Foundation, the Minds Over Metal summer camp is available free of charge.

On May 17, Kathryn Teneese, Ktunaxa Nation Council Chair and Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck marked the signing of an agreement that will create long-term benefits for the Ktunaxa people and increased certainty around future sustainable mining development in the Elk Valley region.
Mining Insider, Education, First Nations, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Ktunaxa and Teck sign historic Impact Management and Benefits Agreement

The agreement will be implemented through three joint working groups with equal representation from the Ktunaxa Nation Council and Teck.

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