Mining Jobs

Mining Jobs Make Up an Important Part of the Canadian Workforce

Mining is one of Canada’s primary industries. Canada is one of the world’s leading mining countries and has become a centre of global mining finance and expertise.

Canada is not only a major producer of important minerals and metals, but also a centre of global mining finance and expertise. Canadian-based firms operate mines around the world, but there is increasing scrutiny and controversy surrounding the practices and impacts of Canadian mining companies in developing countries.

Explore Careers for Heavy Equipment Operators, Mining Engineers and other Mining Jobs!

The Canadian Mining Credentials Program

It’s estimated that 100,000 new jobs will be created in the mining sector to take new mining jobs and replace miners who are retiring. About 20% of these include underground miners, surface miners, mineral process operators and diamond drillers. Watch this video to learn more:


Behind The Scenes Of Vale’s Engineer-In-Training (EIT) And Geologist-In-Training (GIT) Programs for Mines

Check out this video to hear several employees discuss their mining jobs at Vale.

Vale is a global mining company with headquarters in Brazil. They are leaders in the production of iron ore and the second largest producer of nickel.?


Mining Career Resources:

You can learn more about employment at Vale by visiting their job site

For more information about Canada’s mining industry visit: Canadian Encyclopedia Mining

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BC Mining, Oil & Gas Extraction Job Market Overview