Why there is a seven-year talent gap in the mining industry

The recent resource bear market depleted entrants into the industry, said John Skinner, independent director at Meridian Mining.
On Friday Skinner was a guest on Kitco Roundtable podcast with correspondent Paul Harris and mining audiences manager, Michael McCrae.
Skinner has been in and out of the resource sector since starting his career in the mid ‘80s at Yorkton Securities.
“There's a certain age group in the 2008 to 2015 window. [People] weren't coming into the industry,” said Skinner. “But now…it’s attracting people. It’s attractive again, and it feels like the market is on.” (show less)

The recent resource bear market depleted entrants into the industry, said John Skinner, independent director at Meridian Mining.
On Friday Skinner was a guest on Kitco Roundtable podcast with correspondent Paul Harris and mining audiences manager, Michael McCrae.
Skinner has been in and out of the resource sector since starting his career in the mid ‘80s at Yorkton Securities.
“There's a certain age group in the 2008 to 2015 window. [People] weren't ... (read more)

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