Jonathan Brewster

Underground Miner

Type of Miner?
Where are you currently mining?
Buchanan #1
How long have you been mining?
3 years


What do you find most rewarding about your job as a miner?

What are some of the challenges you face regularly in your work, and how do you address them?
Rock falls and methane, I address them by working safe.

Are there any particular skills, qualifications or advice that are essential for someone interested in becoming a miner?
Hardworking, responsible, weld or run equipment.

How do you see the future of mining evolving, and what opportunities or challenges do you anticipate?
I think a challenge will be computers running the mines.

What are your favorite things to do outside of work?
Spend time with my family

What led you to mining?
Provide for my kids and wife
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