MAC Newsletter – The Role of Women in Canadian Mining
Sherritt employee lighting the way for women in scientific fields
A Sherritt International employee recently recognized for her accomplishments in the mining sector hopes to inspire other people to follow her path.
MAC awards 2018 Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship
Yesterday, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) reported that Poonam Madan has been awarded the 2018 Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics. This annual scholarship recognises the innovative work by some of Canada’s students currently pursuing degrees in economics, mineral economics or mining commerce.
Mining’s untapped resource: Goldcorp seeks more women for work force
As the baby boomers retire, there will be greater demand for workers with technical and scientific skills, according to industry groups such as the Mining Association of Canada. Many experts say that including more women could soften that blow if companies dedicated more resources to recruiting and retaining them.
Zoe Yujnovich: the Status of Women Canada Forum
Speech by MAC Chair, Zoe Yujnovich, to the Status of Women Canada Forum: Best Practices for Supporting Women in Non-Traditional Sectors on March 25, 2014 in Ottawa.
Canadian mining industry needs more women, aboriginals, immigrants, says Iron Ore exec
Zoë Yujnovich has a challenge for the Canadian mining industry: diversify. Not holdings, projects or commodities, but ranks, as in workers, supervisors, company directors. Hire more women, more aboriginals and more immigrant workers to improve the bottom line.
Yujnovich first female to lead Mining Association of Canada
Zoe Yujnovich, CEO of Montreal-based Iron Ore Co. of Canada, has been elected chair of the Mining Association of Canada — the first woman to be chosen in the industry organization’s 78-year history. Yujnovich, who has led IOC through a major capacity expansion since assuming leadership in 2009, follows Ian Pearce, former CEO of Xstrata […]