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By Sarah Hurst
Mining News Editor 

Mining workforce shortage hits Canada

Government funded report: Women, minorities, youth need to be encouraged to enter mining sector to replace high number of retirees


Last updated 10/30/2005 at Noon

Canada's mining industry could face a labor shortfall of more than 27,000 workers over the next 10 years - and that is the best case scenario, with no industry growth over the period, according to a report by the Mining Industry Training and Adjustment Council. "Prospecting the Future: Meeting Human Resources Challenges in the Canadian Minerals and Metals Industry" is an analysis of the situati...

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