Posts Tagged ‘salary’


The final day of the conference Paste 2014 in Vancouver today.  The keynote was about filter pressed tailings management at Pogo in Alaska.  Too complex to blog about, but worth reading the paper and looking at the PowerPoint presentation when they available on InfoMine. (more…)

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I have no data to support the opinions I write of in this posting.  So please do your own research before deciding, panicking, or acting on anything said below. Today I was outside smoking in the damp rain when my smoking companion said that he had just surveyed the salaries of mining geoscientists (geologists and geotechnical engineers).  He noted that it appears that salaries for such folk are, on average, higher in Canada than in the USA. (more…)

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I  received the CostMine U.S. Metal & Industrial Minerals Mine Salaries, Wages & Benefits, 2013 Survey Results a month or two back.  Now is time to get down to blog about some of the salaries.  All figures are in thousands of US dollars per year.  First some averages for all mines in the USA: (more…)

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Here above from a recent publication, 2013 Status of Recent Geosciences Graduates,  from the American Geosciences Institute are salaries of recent geosciences graduates.  Sorry the quality is poor.  Please refer to the original report at the link provided.  A flyer in my email notes this about the salaries of recent geoscience graduates: (more…)

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More from the CostMine 2013 Survey of Canadian Mine Salaries, Wages and Benefits.  This time we look at the annual salaries (in thousands of Canadian $) for mainly engineering types in Canadian mines.   Some country-wide averages:


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Here from the CostMine  2013 Survey Results Canadian Mine Salaries, Wages and Benefits are the 2012 incomes of some executives of Canadian junior mining companies.  These numbers are not intended to inspire sympathy for those who run junior mining companies, regardless of the endless stream of bad news we read that such companies are on their knees, short of funds, going out of business, and in a generally bad shape.  These are impressive incomes.  So here a few: (more…)

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Just arrived on my desk is the CostMine Mexican Mine Wages, Salaries & Benefits 2013 Survey Results.  This sixty-two page document is chock-full of data on wages and salaries at Mexican mines.  I recommend that you and your company or union get a copy and compare your income to the ranges and averages documented here.  (more…)

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