Kat Farnsworth

Gold Miner

Miner Monday - Kat Farnsworth


What type of miner are you?
Where are you currently mining?
How long have you been mining?
2 years

What do you find most rewarding about your job as a miner?
Knowing that what we mine helps keep production going of every day essentials.

What are some of the challenges you face regularly in your work, and how do you address them?
Men trying to run women out of the industry

Are there any particular skills or qualifications that are essential for someone interested in becoming a miner?
Having tough skin, willing to get your hands dirty and be able to stand extreme weather changes.

How has your experience in the mining industry shaped your perspective on the importance of mining in our society?
It’s shown me that what people have said that we destroy earth to make money is wrong. The mining world as a whole actually takes better care of the land and wildlife then most other career paths

How do you see the future of mining evolving, and what opportunities or challenges do you anticipate?
Yes, I see more fuel saving trucks and support equipment and easier ways for us to safely survey the ground we are on
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