Manpower mining shortage looming -NOB

by NationTalk on October 18, 2007873 Views

Manpower mining shortage looming

By NICK STEWART

The mining industry can expect massive labour shortages and ongoing project delays if steps are not taken to curb the shortfall of nearly 100,000 professionals in Canada within the next decade, according to a senior manager with the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM).

“It’s a serious problem, and it’s going to be difficult to address,” John Mason, senior manager, Ontario Geological Survey (OGS), says.

http://www.nob.on.ca/industry/mining/10-07-manpower.asp

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