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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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Instructor Amr Marzouk (L) shows new state-of-the-art industrial training assembly line equipment to students Anahita Mahmoodi and Mouataz Kaddoura.
Education, Technology, British Columbia, Global Bridging the gap between academia and industry

Siemens Canada partnered with Simon Fraser University to offer the Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification Program.

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Jamie Saulnier and former National Chief Ovide Mercredi, Running Deer Resources advisory board member, are standing together.
Education, First Nations, Mines Connecting communities at Rainy River and beyond

Running Deer Resources provides an engagement strategy and platform for Canadian employers and Indigenous communities to connect.

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Jill Tsolinas loves that her current role as executive director of BC CTEM brings together her two passions: mining and education. This shows her headshot.
Education, Mines, British Columbia Collaborative curriculum: Rock Star Jill Tsolinas

BC CTEM’s executive director cultivates collaboration, community, synergy and success while developing new and evolving existing mining training.

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A female student is wearing a hard hat in front of a crane.
Education, Alberta NAIT evolves to meet industry demands

NAIT opens a new building to handle more students in Spruce Grove, Alberta

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Students are in a forest for an outdoor classroom as part of a mining education experience.
Education, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan Educational mining and energy programs offered in Western Canada

Study for a career in mining and energy, or upgrade your skill set at one of Western Canada’s higher education institutions.

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College of the Rockies’ Mind Over Metal Camp participants.
Mining Insider, Education, British Columbia College hosts Mind Over Metal Camp

From July 10 to 14, eighteen youth aged 12 to 14 took part in a Mind Over Metal camp at College of the Rockies.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Jennifer Beaudry inspires the next generation of the mining industry.

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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.

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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.

A male delegate of the CIM convention sitting at a console with joysticks.
Education, British Columbia A prime networking opportunity

The CIM Convention 2016 resulted in new information sharing and business connections.

by Danielle Cameron
An open pit mine on the side of a mountain
Education, Mines, Technology, Global Emerging trends in the mining industry

Emerging trends in the mining industry may offer solutions—or at least opportunities for improvement industry-wide.

by Rory Bagley
UBC Associate Professor Lukas Bichler (second from left) discusses how to extract minerals from mining byproducts with his students.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia UBC and industry partnership spurs metallurgical sector development in BC Interior

The project challenges university researchers to find ways to sustainably extract and purify metals from lead-zinc smelting byproducts.

A head shot of Bob Joseph
Education, First Nations, Global Bob Joseph on resources, respect and relationships with Aboriginal Peoples

Bob Joseph founded Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. to help indigenous and non-indigenous people develop effective working relationships

by Kylie Williams
Picture of welding student cooling down steel in a tank.
Mining Insider, Education, Technology, British Columbia KPU students get new trades training equipment

Ensuring sectors have the skilled workers they need is part of the government’s work to ensure B.C. has a diverse, strong and growing economy

MOU signing by six partners .
Education, British Columbia New agreement brings mine training to Interior students

The CMT will give students an opportunity to complete up to one year of their BCIT mining diplomas at one of five B.C. post-secondary institutions.

by Peter Caulfield
International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) is pleased to announce that it has entered into research funding agreements with the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Education, Saskatchewan IMII enters into research funding agreements with the Universities of Regina and Saskatchewan

The funding agreement is for the development of the Mining Materials Research Cluster (Research Cluster) in Saskatchewan.

Picture of heavy-duty mechanic at work at COTR.
Mining Insider, Education College of the Rockies offers program for displaced workers

Trades Exploration is a 15-week program that will allow participants to explore several heavy trades, complete upgrading and obtain certification.

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