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Mining HR News - The HR Prospector

The HR Prospector is MiHR's official newsletter. Distributed regularly throughout the year, it features the latest in mining HR news, plus valuable tools and resources that we are eager to share. Explore the articles below or subscribe and never miss an update.

Where is the Canadian mining industry headed? Read MiHR’s 2017 Canadian Mining Labour Market Outlook report to find out!

Canada’s mining industry is beginning to show signs of economic recovery. Along with its resurgence, comes a problematic thin labour supply that has the potential to derail projects, drive up the cost of finding workers and ultimately undermine an operation’s ability to run competitively unless corrective collaborative actions are taken...

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​Do you work in exploration? We Need Your Input!

In collaboration with PDAC and exploration stakeholder groups, MiHR has developed a Canadian Mineral Exploration Survey to help identify the HR and labour market issues facing the exploration sector and stimulate a proactive approach to addressing its challenges. Through this survey we will be able to fill the gaps in...

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Join the Diversity Conversation at CIM!

Join MiHR’s Ryan Montpellier, and an exceptional panel of senior leaders from Teck (Dean Winsor – VP HR), Agnico Eagle (Michelle Edwards, Corporate Director Total Rewards) and Taseko's Gibraltar Mines (Shayne Heintz, Senior Mine Training Coordinator)  at this year’s CIM conference to talk about their commitment to gender equity in...

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UnTapped Awards Gala Celebrates Champions of Diversity

The annual UnTapped Awards Gala, presented by Open Door Group, returns to Vancouver on May 10th, at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre – an inspiring event that celebrates champions of diversity and inclusion who are changing the world of work. Over the course of the evening, hundreds of business leaders...

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Mining Essentials Program is Making Waves

MiHR is kicking off a first-of-its-kind delivery of the Mining Essentials Program. The program is taking place at École secondaire catholique Thériault in Timmins, ON through a partnership between Conseil scolaire catholique de district des Grandes Rivières, Collège Boréal, Élargir l’espace francophone, Gouvernement du Canada, Destination Réussite; Ministère de l’éducation...

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The Canadian Mining Certification Program Celebrates its First Certified Workers in Three New Occupations

The Mining Industry Human Resources Council is pleased to announce that the first workers have been certified in the three new occupations under the Canadian Mining Certification Program. Workers have been assessed and granted certification in the three new occupations of Frontline Supervisor, Industry Trainer, and Hoist Operator. MiHR’s Standing Committee on Certification...

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