Canadian Mining Journal



  • 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

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    JOBS: Hays Canada says industry upbeat about 2014

    January 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Optimism for 2014 remains high in the Canadian resources and mining sector even though 2013 saw a drastic downturn in business and hiring activity, accord to Hays Canada’s 2014 Salary Guide.

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    JOBS: Word to the wise

    January 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOMEWHERE IN CYBERSPACE – One of CMJ’s loyal readers sent us an email saying she had been enticed by a website that purports to find people jobs in the mining industry. In response to her request and admission that she had no experience…

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    LABOUR: It’s Curtin for Australian prisoners

    September 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AUSTRALIA – Failing to find workers for the Curtin potash project, the joint venture partners have recruited prisoners from the Northern Territory. The project, 260 km southwest of Alice Springs, is a joint venture of Rum Jungle Resources…

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    ENGINEERS: Look west for jobs

    March 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The job market for engineers is strongest in western Canada, according to information analyzed for a new report, Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2020. The report was sponsored by recruitment specialist…

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    HUMAN RESOURCES: Vale hiring 60 underground miners in Sudbury

    September 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Vale is embarking on a campaign to hire 60 new underground miners at its operations in Sudbury. The company also currently has postings for a number of other jobs, including engineers, supervisors, surface plant operators and…

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    LABOUR PEACE: Xstrata Nickel, USW 2020 sign agreement

    March 7, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – A three-year collective agreement has been ratified by United Steelworkers Local 2020 and employer X…

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    HOT TOPIC: South American risk

    October 28, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Venezuelan government has taken over the Brisas gold project belonging to Gold Reserve. In light of this a…

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    HOT TOPIC: Using replacement workers in Sudbury

    October 21, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On Oct. 20, the Ontario Labour Relations Board ruled that Vale Inco has the right to ask its non-striking offi…

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    CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: Latin America’s good news, bad news

    October 21, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As most of Canada battens down the hatches for the approach of winter, Latin America is shedding its outerwear…