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A career in mining is more than you think!

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A career in mining is more than you think! Slide 2 Mining Video Slide 3 The Importance of Mining to everyday life Minerals and metals are essential to our daily lives. Its difficult to imagine a world without them! Slide 4 The Importance of Mining to everyday life steel, iron, gypsum for buildings steel, iron, copper, zinc, barium, graphite, aluminum for vehicles potash, phosphate, nitrogen, sulphur for fertilizers 35 minerals and metals in your TV and music speakers Slide 5 The Importance of Mining To Canadas economy employs almost 390,000 Canadians contributes $40 billion to the countrys annual gross domestic product Canada is worlds top producer of uranium and potash Canada is third in diamond production Slide 6 Mining Today State-of-the-art technology Slide 7 Mining Today Leading-edge research & development Slide 8 Mining Today Environmental responsibility Slide 9 Mining Today Social responsibility Slide 10 The Mining Cycle ExplorationDevelopment Operations Closure and Site Rehabilitation Slide 11 Explore the Career Possibilities There are over 120 options! Slide 12 Career possibilities: Exploration Administrative Assistant Chef / Cook Prospector Electrician Geologist Plumber Helicopter/ Aircraft Pilot Truck Driver Lab Technician Slide 13 Accommodation Provider Kitchen Staff Janitor Human Resources Manager Plant Supervisor Environmental Coordinator Crane Operator Blaster Demolition Expert Development Career possibilities: Slide 14 Financial Manager Security Guard HR Administrator IT Supervisor Foreman Blaster Loader Operator Electrical Engineer Metallurgical Engineer Operations Career possibilities: Slide 15 Administrative Staff Safety Manager Aboriginal Liaison Tree Planter Photographer Demolition Expert Environmental Specialist Water Management Technician Haul Truck Driver Closure and Rehabilitation Career possibilities: Slide 16 Whats in It for Me? Opportunity to use transferable skills Careers to match your experience Stability State-of-the-art technology Great salary Dynamic work environment Range of opportunities Slide 17 Opportunities Over the next 10 years, the mining industry will require between 60,000 and 90,000 new workers. Slide 18 Where to Get Training 25 colleges and 9 universities offer mining programs in Canada Many other colleges and universities offer programs related to mining (e.g. earth sciences, engineering, skilled trades) Apprenticeships are possible Slide 19 For More Information: www.acareerinmining.ca Slide 20 A career in mining is more than you think