Canadian Mining Journal


Mining Industry Human Resources Council


  • News

    HUMAN RESOURCES: MiHR to help new Canadians enter mining industry

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Industry Human Resources Council has launched its Mining Professional Immigrant Network (M-PIN). This is a free network that will help Ontario mine employers connect in person and online with internationally trained professionals in search of employment

  • News

    COMMENT: Back to work

    June 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Having taken a couple weeks off to move, I am slowly getting settled into the new place. For any readers who might wish to contact me, I am now at 1128A Klondike Road, Kanata, ON K2K 0H2, and the phone number is 613-270-0213. The email address…

  • News

    Positive trends for Canadian coal

    May 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As president of the Coal Association of Canada (CAC) and representing the broad spectrum of companies engaged in the exploration, development and transportation of coal, Ann Marie Hann has a unique window on the trends occurring in…

  • News

    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Sudbury is the luckiest city in North America

    January 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Sudbury is the richest mining district in North America and among the top three hardrock mining regions in the world. Only South Africa’s Witwatersrand gold region and the country’s legendary Bushveld platinum complex can match the…

  • News

    HUMAN RESOURCES: MiHR looks 10 years into the future

    September 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – Human resources challenges continue to threaten the future competitiveness of the Canadian mining industry. A combination of factors including the pending retirement of the baby boom generation, difficulties in attracting and engaging…

  • Feature

    First certified minen workers

    June 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) recently announced that 95 people have just received national certification through its Canadian Mining Credentials Program (CMCP).

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    CERTIFICATION: Mining industry recognises Canada’s first nationally certified miners

    May 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Canada’s first graduating class of 95 mine workers with nationally recognized skills were honoured at the CIM on May 24, 2011. The Canadian Mining Credentials Program (CMCP) was developed by the Mining Industry Human Resources…

  • Feature

    A national voice for the mining industry

    April 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In the February issue of the CMJ, Russell Noble sent out “A call to all Mining Associations”, expressing the need for a national voice in addressing the looming skills shortage faced by the industry. A key question asked was “what are the…