Canadian Business Journal

Closed Idaho silver mine to start rehiring in July

A northern Idaho silver mine that was shut down after a series of accidents last year, including the deaths of two miners, will start rehiring in July and should have a full workforce by the end of the year, Hecla Mining Co. Chief Executive Officer Phil Baker said.

Australia to lure more U.S. construction workers to mining projects by reforming licensing rules

Australia is hoping to lure more American plumbers, electricians and construction workers to be employed on Outback projects in the burgeoning mining and gas industries by changing how their skills are assessed.