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NEWS: Nunavut October 29, 2012 - 11:43 am

Photo: Nunavut’s new diamond drillers

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These 10 new graduates from Arviat’s diamond drilling course are ready for jobs in the mining industry. To date, 31 men and women have finished the eight-week course offered by the Hamlet of Arviat, the Government of Nunavut, Nunavut Arctic College, Northern College of Ontario, Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd., Orbit Garant Drilling, Boart Longyear Drilling, and the Kivalliq Partners in Development. “Out of the 21 graduates out of the previous two courses, 18 found at least part-time or temporary employment in the mining industry,
These 10 new graduates from Arviat’s diamond drilling course are ready for jobs in the mining industry. To date, 31 men and women have finished the eight-week course offered by the Hamlet of Arviat, the Government of Nunavut, Nunavut Arctic College, Northern College of Ontario, Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd., Orbit Garant Drilling, Boart Longyear Drilling, and the Kivalliq Partners in Development. “Out of the 21 graduates out of the previous two courses, 18 found at least part-time or temporary employment in the mining industry," Arviat MLA Dan Shewchuk said Oct. 26 in the Nunavut legislature. From left to right, back: Eric Okatsiak, Timothy Pilakapsi, Alex Gibbons, Patrick Sulurayok, Ashton Kablusiak. From left to right, front row: Joshua Iblauk, Gerard Irksuk, Adam Pigusat, Jordy Kidlapik, Clarissa Ussak. Read more later about the program on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE HAMLET OF ARVIAT)

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