Mining Matters.... Really Really Matters
Without mining you wouldn’t have iPods, cellphones, or laptops! In fact, mining and quarrying affects every aspect of your daily life.
In the slideshow below we have put together some general information about mining and why this industry is important and matters. Find more ideas and suggestions in our section Planning Your Video.
Your video can explore a range of aspects about the industry, including economic importance, employment opportunities, environment and reclamation, historical facts, beneficial end-uses of mining products or pretty much anything else that you find interesting about the industry.
There are endless topics or themes you could explore. Here are a few examples to get you thinking:
You may even think of something that we haven’t – go for it. Don’t just copy the material on our website or regurgitate something you think we’d like to hear. Have fun with it. Most of all, be inspired, creative, edgy, funny, serious, musical, dramatic, weird, silly or anything else you want. Make your video stand out from the crowd!
Need more inspiration? Check out these cool videos from last year’s competition and the 2017 contest winners. A big shout out to the Ontario Mining Association, which started its “So You Think You Know Mining” Video Contest in 2009. Truth be told, it’s kinda where we got the idea!”