April 1, 2013 Copper is an essential metal that is highly conductive and easily shaped into functional forms. The abundance of copper means it was one of the first metals discovered by man and today, makes up the nervous system of industry, infrastructure, automobiles, and homes. Copper is an indispensable metal that has become essential for modern living.
January 22, 2013 In previous quarters, we shared the history of gold, how the mining supply works and then the demand for gold based on its uses. Now that you know all there is to know about mining gold, we’d like to share with you what
January 22, 2013 Do you know who the most successful mining explorationist of the past century is? It’s 84-year old Dave Lowell who owns Atascosa Ranch just outside of Nogales, Arizona. Lowell is an expert in copper deposits and co-authored a guide to large, low-grade porphyry cooper deposits. Even after retirement, Lowell’s life is not slowing down as his continues to take on exploration projects throughout the world.
October 9, 2012 Infographic – The Gold Series: Uses and Demand
We previously shared the rich history of gold and how the mining supply works. This new article takes a look at how gold is used across the globe as we continue
July 5, 2012 This infographic is a four part series on gold created by Visual Capitalist. The picture shows the history of gold, mining & supply (featured below), uses & demand, and gold as an investment. We’ve focused on the mining & supply series because it demonstrates the impact on our continually changing industry. The illustration on modern gold mining is an interesting way to visualize and understand where our gold supply comes from today and why new discoveries are increasingly rare. There are several countries that are still major gold producers, which is why MRC Corp works with clients and candidates throughout the globe.
April 20, 2012 Students from Colorado School of Mines are some of the most employable in the country who have an average starting salary of $65K+, which makes it challenging for mining and exploration companies to find and retain skilled labor. Gold is now worth more than $1,650/ounce causing a shortage of mid-career professionals that will only continue to get worse for companies who want to staff their project pipelines.
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