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Rocks & Minerals

Nancy Duquet-Harvey standing next to Agnico Eagle gold mine sign, at Meadowbank, Nunavut.

Nancy Duquet-Harvey

Environmental Superintendent

I make sure that we don't harm the environment with our mining activities.
Balanced stones on a pebble beach

What are rocks?

Learn about the types of rocks, the rock cycle, and weathering and erosion.

Marg Rutka sitting on bench

Marg Rutka

Geoscience Editor

I edit geoscience maps, reports and digital data to ensure clarity in writing, consistency and accuracy prior to publication
Portrait de Graham Ballachey

Graham Ballachey

Vice President, Engineering

I manage and oversee all the engineering work for a lithium mine development company.
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.
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.
Amanda McCallum

Amanda McCallum

Geologist, Communication Specialist, Business Owner

I'm a prospecting geologist, a science communication specialist and business owner.
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.
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.
Max Salman aux commandes d'un avion.

Max Salman

PH.D. Student / Affiliate Researcher

I ask questions to things that don’t have answers yet.
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.
Red soil on the surface of Mars

Soil on Mars

Learn how soil is different on Mars than on Earth, and what that means for growing plants on the red planet.

Cody Spurrell fait une présentation au groupe de jeunes

Cody Spurrell

Production Geologist

Cody Spurrell is a Production Geologist for Vale, located in Manitoba.
Linda Duncan

Linda Duncan

Corporate Senior Metallurgist

Linda Duncan is a Corporate Senior Metallurgist for Teck Resources Limited.