Mining in Saskatchewan

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Mining in Saskatchewan
B Y: B R O N W Y N H E E R S P I N K
Why is Mining Important To You?
 Mining provides 30,500 people with jobs, with over 120
different occupations for you to choose from
 The average weekly salary of workers in mining is almost
double what Saskatchewan employees earn in other
sectors
 Many of the things you are using right now came from
materials from mines!
Why is Mining Important to Your Community?
 Mining provides many services to communities world-
wide, like:
- Electricity (uranium)
- Crop growth (potash)
- And mining contributes to community events
Why Is Mining Important to Saskatchewan?
 Mining contributes $41 billion to Canada’s GDP
 More jobs created means more people come to work in
Saskatchewan
 With many mines and resources, Saskatchewan becomes a
major trade partner
Thank You to These Sources!
WEBSITES:
- Mosaic: www.mosaicco.com
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PotashCorp: www.potashcorp.com
Saskatchewan Mining Association: www.saskmining.ca
Saskatchewan Government: www.gov.sk.ca
Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan: www.esask.uregina.ca
Potash: www.wikipedia.org
Uranium: www.wikipedia.org
Canadian Mining Journal: www.canadianminingjournal.com
Thank You to These Sources!
OTHER SOURCES:
- Mining By: Matthews, Sheelagh
- Saskatchewan Science 7 : Pearson
PICTURES:
- www.esask.uregina.ca
- www.cjme.com
- www.wordpress.com
- www.leaderpost.com
- www.theglobeandmail.com
Thank You to These Sources!
PICTURES:
- www.elementsmanagement.ca
- www.globalwarmingart.com
- www.blogs.kcrw.com
- www.betakit.com
- www.cbc.ca
- www.econedlink.org
- www.flagoutlet.ca