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Mining Builds Communities

MINING BUILDS COMMUNITIES Mining's value is not limited solely to the resources it extracts from the ground. Mining creates value by providing family-supporting jobs, versatile careers, infrastructure development, government tax revenue, and by leveraging our region's competitive advantages for international trade. Let's take a closer look at how mining augments BC's economy AT THE MINE SITE Equipment Operators Surveyors Inspectors Mining Engineers Project Managers Water Quality Specialists Geologists Superintendents Human Resources Heavy Duty MechanicS FACT Hiring requirements for all mining sectors in BC, over the next 10 years, are projected to be 16,770 workers under a baseline scenario. Environmental Technicians SMELTER Enginers Crane Operators Electricians Welders and Plumbers Computer Technicians COMMUNITIES Smelters handle resources from BC and around the world and process them into useful products, such as aluminum. Construction Contractors Tire Service Provider Mineral Processing Equipment Exploration Services Drilling & Blasting Services Education and Training Fuel Suppliers Transportation Services Camps & Catering Real Estate Services ПИ FACT As of 2011, mining has disturbed a total of 49,414 hectares, from BC's total land base of 95,000,000 hectares. Of this area, 19,885 hectares has already been reclaimed PORT FACILITY Equipment Operators Shipping Specialists Logistics Experts 0ffice and Accounting Longshoremen Services Maintenance Contractors Millwrights Skilled Trades Truck Drivers General Labour Modern ports have stringent environmental controls and dust suppression units in place. GAS TRANSPORTATION Truck Driving Train Operator Track Maintenance Fuel Services LOCAL INDUSTRY Equipment Suppliers Truck Dealers Steel Fabricators Geoscience Services Equipment Suppliers Geoconsulting Environmental Services GOODOOGD FINANCIAL DISTRICT Financial Services Legal Services Office Rentals Human Resources Consultants Engineering Project Management Creative Services Marketing Industry Associations Permitting Offices CONVENTION CENTRE & AREA Food & Beverage Transportation Accomodations Service Industry Event Planning Printing and Design FACT Vancouver is the world's leading centre of expertise for mineral exploration. 8,001) Induced jobs 8,195) Directly employed at operating mines Mining in BC supports approximately 46,000 jobs 16,590) Mining supplier jobs each year 12.917) Employed in mine construction, exploration and transportation This infographic brought to you by: MABC MINING SUPPLIERS MINING ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Twitter: @ma_bc Twitter: @minesuppliersbc VISUAL CAPITALIST Educating a new generation of investors on resource investing and management VISUAL CAPITALIST Top 5 Sources: For a complete list of sources, please visit: IIII.

Mining Builds Communities

shared by visualcap on May 01
Mining’s impact in communities stretches far beyond the confines of the extraction site. In this infographic, we highlight the jobs supported by mining at the mine site, smelter, port facility, near...


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