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Mines & Mining

Jessica Rideout

Jessica Rideout

Quarry Materials Compliance Officer

I inspect quarries to ensure that they are operated in compliance with provincial regulations.
Aynsley Foss

Aynsley Foss (she/her)

Issues and Policy Manager

I advocate for the major producing mines across Ontario to ensure their long-term competitiveness.
Linda Duncan

Linda Duncan

Corporate Senior Metallurgist

Linda Duncan is a Corporate Senior Metallurgist for Teck Resources Limited.
Caroline Richard - Engineer in the mining industry

Caroline Richard

Geotechnical Engineer

I work in the mining industry and manage the waste materials created during ore extraction.
Lisa Phiri dans une mine souterraine

Lisa T. Phiri

Mining Geologist

I examine rocks in an underground mine to determine the amount and location of gold.
Lesley Hymers à côté d'une pépite de cuivre géante à l'extérieur du musée McBride, à Whitehorse, au Yukon.

Lesley Hymers

Manager, Education and Outreach Programs

I work for an organization that provides Earth science and mineral resources education.
Patty Simpson

Patty Simpson (she/her)

Environmental Coordinator

As the head of the Environment Department at a uranium mine, it is my responsibility to make sure that the mine does not pollute the surrounding environment.
David Harris

David Harris

Superintendent Special Projects: HR

Jean Paquin outside

Jean Paquin

Water Resources Analyst Engineer at Rio Tinto

Jean Paquin is a Water Resources Analyst Engineer at Rio Tinto.
Boat on a lake at sunset

Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Learn about how people impact the ecosystems of lakes and rivers.

Tyson Haverkort en vidéoconférence

Tyson Haverkort

Geospatial Solutions Specialist

Tyson Haverkort is a Geospatial Solutions Specialist for Teck Resources Ltd.
Cody Spurrell fait une présentation au groupe de jeunes

Cody Spurrell

Production Geologist

Cody Spurrell is a Production Geologist for Vale, located in Manitoba.
Nicole Brisson à un site minier

Nicole Brisson

Water and Tailings Engineer

Nicole Brisson is a Water and Tailings Engineer for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited.
Gold in a piece of quartz from Manitoba

Mines and Mining

Learn about mines and mining in Canada and discover how aluminium is mined and refined.

An image showing the symbol, atomic number and relative atomic mass of sodium. Sodium’s symbol is Na, its atomic number is 11 and its relative atomic mass is approximately 22.99.  Image © istockphoto.com/3dalia

Na Na Na Na (Hey Hey Hey) Sodium!

Sodium is a useful chemical element. You consume it as table salt regularly. Learn about salt mining, sodium uses, and what problems too much sodium can cause.