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Exploring Careers in the Mining and Minerals Industry

Learn more about the wide variety of careers available in the mining and minerals industry today. The mining and minerals industry offers a wide range of exciting, high-tech, and green careers that make a difference in society. Plus, they come with:• Top salaries and benefits• Variety• Travel• The chance to work with advanced technology• Continuous career training• Opportunities for advancement• Responsibility• Challenge• Leadership

Entering a New Super Cycle for Metals Without the Workforce to Maximize the Moment

Geopolitical tensions and trade sanctions have disrupted global trade. As a result, countries as well as large multinational companies are beginning to scramble for metals. The energy transformation is adding to the demand for secure, and in many cases, in-country sources of supply. Compounding our ability to scale up to meet this increased demand is the shortage of graduates looking to work in exploration, mining, and processing. How can we attract individuals to this industry?

Hecla’s Commitment to Innovation Transforms Mining at the United States’ Deepest Mine

Hecla has been mining for more than 130 years making innovations both large and small. The most recent large innovation manages the seismicity at the United States’ deepest underground mine with a new patent-pending mining method called Underhand Closed Bench. As a result, the 80-year-old Lucky Friday mine is mining the most tons and will produce the most silver ounces in its history. This presentation will tell how Hecla approaches innovation and how the new method works.

Embracing ESG to Build Trust in Mining Investments – A Panel Discussion

ESG – environmental, social, and governance – and the issues it encompasses has come to the forefront of the mining industry. External influencers such as institutional investors are demanding increased attention on ESG drivers and looking beyond financial performance, while insurance companies also consider ESG performance in their coverage pricing and terms. This panel discussion dives into these issues from the perspectives of the mining, investment, and insurance communities.

Meet Andrea Brickery | Why I SME - AUDIO

Episode 4 | Season 1  The mining industry is more diverse, and holds more opportunity, than most of us realize. Today, many of those opportunities come as a result of incredible advances in technology. Learn more from a SME member about the careers available to those interested in using data science to transform the field of metallurgy in this member profile.

Meet Patrick Taylor | Why I SME

A career in mining could mean you become a professor. Meet Patrick Taylor, Extractive Metallurgy professor at Colorado School of Mines. His advice to fresh mining students is "You got to observe everything. Be curious, show that you're a good engineer and a good colleague. And I think if you're doing those things, you can be very successful in the industry. The mining industry is essential to the United States, and good engineers are essential to the mining industry."