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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 Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2016
- Capstone Mining is planning to cut back operations at its Minto Mine in response to low copper prices. By the end of March 2016, about 40 contract underground miners will be affected.
- Kaminak Gold Corp unveiled a feasibility study for is Coffee gold property south of Dawson City. The study estimates peak employment during construction would hit 480. Once operational, the proposed mine would require an estimated 435 employees.
- Capstone Mining is re-evaluating the viability of its Minto mine in an era of low commodity prices. According to the mine manager, there is the possibility of a temporary closure in 2017. The site currently has approximately 300 employees and contractors.
- Victoria Gold Corp. has received the final Water Use License for its Eagle Gold Deposit Project in central Yukon. The permit allows for the construction, operation and closure of the mine site.
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