CONNECT WITH OUR ADVERTISERS! Click on any advertisement that “blinks” at you to be connected with that advertiser! Click here to view a flip magazine of this issue. INDUSTRY GREETINGS A Message from the Minister of Natural Resources Canada Needs its Mining Sector More Than Ever Before Feature Articles Amid Uncertainty: Applying Automation and Data to Make Profit-Driven Decisions With the future uncertain, smart mines are focusing their attention on short-term profitability, while staying open to opportunities that keep them flexible. COVID-19’s Impact on Training and Workforce Development While the protocols put in place have, for the most part, kept COVID-19 out of the sector, and employment in mining is recovering fast, the longer-term impacts of the pandemic on mining employment are less understood. How many workers will be displaced or required? How can mining employers be proactive in their strategic workforce planning efforts? Carrying the COVID-19 Response Forward: Building a Long-Term License to Operate While license to operate (LTO) was a priority long before the pandemic, stakeholders expect more of companies now. The Future of Mining and the Transformation of an Industry Innovation is an interesting and often misused term to describe almost anything an organization is doing. People, Profit, Planet: Implications from the Boardroom to the Courtroom As a new decade begins, and the global business community faces the twin crises around public health and the economy, corporations are examining their role within our socio-economic system. Lessons from the Past: How North American Mining Emergencies Shaped Regulations In the United States and Canada, the mining industry has historically taken a reactive approach to mine safety, often with tragic consequences. This is changing. Also inside TOOLS OF THE TRADE Winter 2021 Learn about the latest tools and technologies available to market. Do you want your product showcased here and in the magazine? Contact us for details on how to be a part of the content! MINING EVENTS Mining Events: Canada and World-wide You can also view upcoming shows here and click directly to their individual event pages.