Your path to a career in mineral exploration & mining in BC.
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Geoscientists gather and interpret data to understand natural processes on Earth.
Mineral exploration in BC is the search for a valuable mineral deposit in a sustainable and environmentally sound way.
Environmental protection is a fundamental part of BC’s mining lifecycle and is monitored before, during and after use.
Mining is the safest heavy industry in BC and provides the minerals we use to support our everyday lives.
Stone, sand, and gravel is the most abundant natural resource available and is continually recycled in the form of asphalt and concrete.
The Centre of Training Excellence in Mining (CTEM) is a province-wide virtual hub that facilitates collaborative, innovative training solutions for the British Columbia mining industry, job seekers and communities. CTEM works to connect industry, students, job seekders, training providers and communities to meet their respective needs by: playing a leading role in determining industry skills requirements, facilitating industry driven training, and building alliances and supporting partners. A relatively young organization, CTEM began in 2013. It is actively seeking partners, sponsors and volunteers.
The BC HR Task Force: Exploration, Mining, Stone, Sand, and Gravel (Task Force) over it's lifespan produced many deliverables, including mining career videos, teaching materials, reports, and supported this website. Explore the Resources page (and sub pages) on this site or their Projects Report to better understand the importance of their contributions. The Task Force staff, numerous volunteers and stakeholders are thanked for all their efforts. Visit the About Us page on this site for a list of these people.
During 2015, CTEM worked with the Task Force to continue certain key activities and merge the two website. Enjoy exploring the content.
Website resources: B.C. Centre of Training Excellence in Mining and B.C. HR Task Force: Exploration, Mining, Sand, Stone and Gravel.
Funding provided through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement