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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Group trains Aboriginal mine workers

Track record is BC AMTA's best ambassador in quest for new funding for training, counseling that help candidates land good jobs


Last updated 2/26/2012 at Noon

Sharon McLeod heard that the mining industry was hiring and mining jobs typically paid good wages.

"I had worked around heavy equipment and I was working with the local school district, but I couldn't make ends meet," recalled the single mother of two sons. "I thought that my previous experience in the mining industry and in the school district would help, so I applied to the mine. I never got...

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