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Skills shortage warning

The Australian mining industry has been warned that growth is at risk if its leaders fail to address long-term workforce development and training. The call came from the recently appointed chief executive officer of SkillsDMC, […]

Plenty to celebrate at SIC during 'Career and Technical Education Month'

February is recognized nationwide as "Career and Technical Education Month," and Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg will celebrate the occasion accordingly - as a productive pathway for residents of the area to the good-paying, sustainable […]

Training in trades sector available at LBCC, Oregon

Dave Baker, training director of the Central Electrical Training Center in Tangent, said the trades sector has been hit especially hard during the recession, but the center continues to accept students into its hands-on programs. […]

The Canadian Press reports that First Nations may be answer to aging mining workforce

Craig Wong of The Canadian Press reports on Laurie Sterritt, executive director of the B.C. Aboriginal Mine Training Association, and her solution to the aging mining worfoprce. Sterrit says that with a province rich in […]

CIM donates $3,700 to local science and tech students

Students at Algonquin Road Public School, Lively District Secondary School and Espanola High School will share more than $3,700 in funding from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, Sudbury Branch. Funding will be […]

Can four-year degrees coincide with budget cuts?

While budget-cutting and expanding degree programs seem to be at odds, Eastern Arizona College President Mark Bryce believes both can be accomplished in Graham County. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer recommends slashing the state funding of […]