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Outlook & Prospects for Purchasing Agents and Officers in Yukon Territory
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Yukon Territory||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Purchasing Agents and Officers (NOC 1225) in the Yukon.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 21 - Sep 25, 2015
- North American Tungsten is temporarily closing its Cantung Mine on the Yukon / Northwest Territories border on October 27, 2015. A full-time care and maintenance team will be in place at the end of November 2015 to continue site monitoring.
- Capstone Mining does not anticipate any layoffs at its Minto mine project near Pelly Crossing, in spite of company-wide spending cuts. The company stated that the mine may not fill some vacant positions that are not involved in production.
- The creditors of Yukon Zinc Corp. have approved a restructuring plan that will pay back money owed. The full amount will be paid to 131 employees who were either working or on temporary layoff when the company filed for creditor protection.
- Independence Gold Corp. has started drilling at its Boulevard Project south of Dawson City. The company expects to spend $600,000 on the program.
- Yukon Zinc has filed a plan to pay out a portion of its debt to creditors to avoid selling the Wolverine mine. The parent company, Jinduicheng Canada Resources Corporation, will pay $4.5M to unsecured creditors and the full amount owed to 131 employees.
- Klondike Gold Corp. has started a drilling program at its Lone Star property south of Dawson City. The company has contracted Kluane Drilling of Whitehorse to drill approximately 12 holes at the site.
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