•  Coal is a vital Canadian resource
    Coal is a vital Canadian resource
  • Coal is critical to energy generation
    Coal is critical to energy generation
  •  Without coal, there is no steel
    Without coal, there is no steel

2015 Conference Sponsors

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  • Westmoreland Coal Company

2015 Conference Sponsors

  • SMS Komatsu
  • Walter Energy
  • JoyGlobal
  • Teck
  • Westshore Terminals
  • Grande Cache Coal
  • Port Metro Vancouver
  • KalTire
  • Cummins Western Canada
  • IHS
  • Canadian Pacific
  • Northwest Corporation
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  • Intertek
  • Millenium
  • MTU

Metro Vancouver Communities Benefit From Coal Industry Spending

Metro Vancouver municipalities continue to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the billions of dollars that Coal Alliance mines and terminals spend in goods and services across British Columbia. Latest figures from the Coal Alliance show that they spent about $5.16 billion on products and services across the province from 2010 to 2014, creating well-paying jobs and supporting local businesses. This includes approximately $461.2 million in Vancouver, $973.4 million in Delta, $191.9 … [Read More...]

MiHR national report: Insight into Canada’s mining industry

The 2015 Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) report includes new information that highlights some of the challenges and inefficiencies in Canada’s mining labour market. The report outlines that the mining labour gap is closing - but not because we’ve solved the problem. The findings show that the mining labour market is much tighter than other sectors. For every job vacancy in mining, there are less than three potential job seekers across Canada, compared to the average of six job … [Read More...]