Careers in Mining

Careers in Mining

November 5th, 2018

Did you know that in BC today, mining accounts for 20 out of the province's 120 top paying jobs? Find out more in our Careers in Mining blog!

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Copper and Fire 2018: Jim Unger - Metal Artist

Copper and Fire 2018: Jim Unger - Metal Artist

September 14, 2018

Jim Unger is no stranger to a hard days work. He is completely self-taught other than some informal training in high school. Jim operates his business, Clayburn Copperwork in Abbotsford, BC.

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Copper and Fire 2018: Martin Vseticka - Goldsmith

Copper and Fire 2018: Martin Vseticka - Goldsmith

September 13, 2018

Martin is strictly a gold and silversmith who uses a hammer to shape metal. People have been wearing gold and silver for millennia and he feels that he is participating in a very traditional use of precious metals. 

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Copper and Fire 2018: Hazel Cruse - Copper Jewellery

Copper and Fire 2018: Hazel Cruse - Copper Jewellery

September 06, 2018

This will be Hazel Cruse's first year at our 14th annual Copper and Fire event. She combines textures, shapes, shiny, rough, ancient, organic and sometimes not perfect to create pieces that are "perfection in imperfections". 

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Copper and Fire 2018: Angela Muellers - Portrait Artist

Copper and Fire 2018: Angela Muellers - Portrait Artist

September 4, 2018

Angela Muellers specializes in capturing the character and spirit of the individual who poses for her portraits. Her work has been seen at shows across Canada. 

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Copper and Fire 2018: Ania Kyte - Beadwork

Copper and Fire 2018: Ania Kyte - Beadwork

August 28, 2018

Ania Kyte creates beautiful beadwork jewelry and is a veteran of Britannia Mine Museum’s Copper & Fire art event. Ania’s studio is located in Mission, BC, and she finds that the distance is not too far to travel for the chance to display and demonstrate outside.

 

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Copper and Fire 2018: Byron Anderson - Tree Art

Copper and Fire 2018: Byron Anderson - Tree Art

August 27, 2018

Using manual tools and recycled materials, Byron Anderson makes things the way that they used to be made – by hand. As a boy it was natural for Byron to play with wire and as soon as he could use pliers, coat hangers were not safe in his hands.

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Copper and Fire 2018: Sarah Groves - Metalsmith

Copper and Fire 2018: Sarah Groves - Metalsmith

August 22, 2018

Sarah Groves is a metalsmith/jeweler working with copper, silver, gold, pearls and natural gemstones. She is returning to Copper & Fire because she enjoys talking about her work and how it is made.

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Mining Your Future TV Series - Jobs in Mining

Mining Your Future TV Series - Jobs in Mining

July 6, 2013

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in the mining industry?

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