Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    EY looks at how to encourage women to work in mining

    May 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Accounting and management consulting firm EY has joined forces with Women in Mining (WIM) UK to produce a new report entitled “Has mining discovered its next great resource?” The report delves into the principles and actions that organizations can adopt

  • News

    POTASH: K+S again one of Saskatchewan’s top employers

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) of Saskatoon has once again been recognized as one of 20 companies in the province named Saskatchewan’s top employers. This is the fourth year in a row that KSPC has received this special designation

  • ENVIRONMENT: Goldcorp, Sandvik join efforts to build all-electric mine

    September 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY: Mining companies and OEM suppliers alike strive to develop responsible mining practices, with safe and cost-effective production. One major step in this quest is to reduce diesel-powered equipment underground, which has a positive impact on environment, health and safety and

  • HUMAN RESOURCES: SNC-Lavalin joins 30% Club Canada, strengthens its commitment to gender diversity

    September 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL: SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that it has joined the 30% Club Canada, an organization that encourages and supports companies, through a voluntary approach, to appoint more women at board level, as well at senior management levels. SNC-Lavalin contributed to

  • News

    HUMAN RESOURCES: New action plan for hiring aboriginal tradespeople

    May 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – As skilled trades employers seek new sources of talent, indigenous youth with an interest in trades careers are a good potential match. Employers looking for strategies for hiring and retaining Aboriginal tradespeople will benefit from a new resource

  • News

    COMMENT: Mining industry talent forecast

    April 12, 2016 by Mary Murray*

    TORONTO – The cyclical nature of the mining sector means that there is frequently a gap between supply and demand for talent, which in turn affects the availability of mining related academic programs. A number of universities closed their mining

  • News

    What an HR manager can do in a downturn

    March 14, 2016 by Special to The Northern Miner

    Asking miners to work on their human resources strategy when the industry horizon appears to hold little that is positive may appear futile. But changes already underway in the employment market are going to impact on those plans, and when

  • Feature

    What’s involved in selecting a CFO

    June 1, 2015 by Alvaro Arias and Minerva Cernea

    While it is important to choose the right candidate for all positions, it is doubly important to make the right choice for the Chief Financial Officer who works with sensitive, complex and confidential information.

  • News

    SURVEY: Hays predicts fewer fulltime mining jobs

    January 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – According to the fifth annual Hays Canada sglary Guide, more than half of Canadian mining and resource employers expect to grow their business in 2015, but only a third intend to boost permanent headcount.

  • News

    Commentary: Legal warning signals from the HD Mining case

    May 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following article is reprinted with permission from CMJ’s sister publication The Northern Miner.

  • 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…

  • News

    KOMATSU EQUIPMENT: SMS launches recruitment road show

    May 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ACHESON, Alberta – SMS Equipment, Canada’s largest Komatsu dealer, will be recruiting welders and heavy equipment technicians at over 50 events across western Canada. The recruitment road show will kick off in Acheson, AB, on May 24, 2011, and…