What is Gearing Up? Announced in the 2016 federal budget, the Government of Canada’s Student Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) brings industry stakeholders together to create new work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities for students to be better positioned to secure employment in their field of study. Gearing Up is the new WIL Program for Canada’s mining sector. […]
The mineral exploration industry consists of a myriad of different organizations that come together to discover potential areas for economic mineral resource development. Mineral exploration is the first stage of the mining process and requires collaboration between multiple stakeholders to be successful. All mining stakeholders – employers, government, educators, associations, etc. – have a vested […]
Glenn Nolan, Vice President Aboriginal Affairs with mining company Noront Resources, says the mining industry has made significant improvements in recent years and the environment has become its top priority when planning mines around the world.
Renata Smoke, a third-year student at the University of Western Ontario, spent her summer working as a summer student with Noront Resources in the Ring of Fire district in northern Ontario doing core logging and geophysics.
In recent years, Canadian mining corporations have developed and participated in numerous corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects. These initiatives help to ensure they keep local residents’ best interests at heart and protect the environment at the same time.