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Mining Companies Confront Challenges in Demographics, Popular Culture at SME/CMA Conference


Industry Segment: Metals & Minerals | Word Count: 1075 Words

DENVER, COLORADO--March 8, 2013--Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The mining industry needs to work harder to recruit and retain the next generation of talent because advanced technology can only get the industry so far, speakers told the annual meeting of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and the Colorado Mining Association (CMA) in late February in Denver. The critical issue of talent acquisition and retention is the subject of a soon-to-be released study from the National Research Council, an independent research branch of the National Academies (Washington, D.C.).

Other companies featured: Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM), Caterpillar Incorporated (NYSE:CAT)

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