Friday, June 20, 2014

From the Schneider Electric blog: "Virtual reality training for mineral processing plants"

"In previous posts I have stressed the challenges the mining industry is already facing in trying to close the “qualified” workforce gap. The following “gap” figures help reinforce the message that this challenge is being seen around the globe:
• 90,000 miners in Australia by 2020 – The Minerals Council of Australia
• 145,000 in Canada by 2023 – Mining Industry HR Council
• 128,000 in US by 2019 – SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration)
• 37,000 in Chile by 2020 – Consejo Minero’s (Chilean Mining Council) Mining Skills Council (CCM)"

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