Sustainability

Sustainability

Here in New Zealand mining operators must – and are happy to – return land to as close as possible to its original state once mining is finished. As the world transitions to a low carbon (or green) economy, global demand for green and ‘rare earth’ minerals will continue to grow.

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Careers in mining

Careers in mining

Work in our industry is done in-house, or contracted from consultancy firms, dedicated service providers, or sole traders.   Many mining companies provide on the job training for staff as well as apprenticeships and further tertiary study for those who have started to do a relevant professional qualification. See our list of members for the range of companies operating in the mining sector. Visit Careers NZ[https://www.careers.govt.nz/jobs-database] training to check what type of training is appropriate to enter the mining industry. Ask MITO for more on training in the extractive industries.

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