Canadian Mining Journal



  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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…

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    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…

  • 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…

  • Feature

    Is your company ready for new employee regulations?

    April 1, 2011 by Manjit Singh

    Whether your company currently employs temporary foreign workers (TFW), or whether your company may do so in the future, you will need to be aware of the new Temporary Foreign Worker Program regulations that went into force on April 1, 2011.

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    MINING IN 2011? Extensive report from Deloitte takes a look at trends in global mining

    December 1, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Deloitte has just released a comprehensive Report on Trends in the global mining industry. It highlights how international market shifts are forcing Canadian mining companies to fundamentally change the way they do business. Last year, the…

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    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Mining family matters

    February 7, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Here is an idea developed by those clever Australians, and a Canadian version would certainly be welcomed here…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: NRCan, Bralorne, Candente, Kodiak Exploration, Northern Freegold and Silver Standard

    January 24, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has shuffled his Cabinet and named former minister of public works Christian Par…

  • Feature

    It’s Time To Get More Women-On-Board

    January 1, 2010 by Jaquelina Jimena

    Although women moved into the workforce in great numbers in the 1980s, they still have to catch up to men in terms of leadership positions in corporate America. The New York human resources firm Catal…