Turner Staffing Group aims to attract skilled workers to mining sector

By Jenny LescohierMay 31, 2022

Keaton Turner, president and CEO of Turner Mining Group

Turner Mining Group has launched a new standalone recruiting and staffing business, Turner Staffing Group, with the goal of connecting skilled professionals with top aggregate, mineral and metal producers across the U.S.

Growing workforce challenges have become a central theme for construction and mining, a result of labor constraints that require a new approach to hiring and retaining the industry’s top talent of skilled workers. With this in mind, Turner Staffing Group states its mission is to attract, develop and engage a motivated workforce.

“We owe every ounce of early success at Turner Mining Group to our people, the engine that continues to drive our growth,” said Keaton Turner, president & CEO of Turner Mining Group. “No one understands that deeper or believes it more than Thomas Haun. As our COO since 2018, Thomas has played a critical role in the way we developed industry-leading processes for recruiting, training, and retaining some of the top mining talent in the United States.

“Through Turner Staffing Group, we expand the impact of our mission, leveraging our experience to offer a solution to an industry-wide problem.”

Quality people are a primary ingredient to a safe and efficient operation. With forecasted growing demand across the U.S. mining sector, talent is critical for minerals and metals producers to keep up over the coming years.

According to the company, Turner Staffing Group is designed to offer a fresh, unique approach to attract, train and properly assign its employees through tailored staffing solutions.

“How does our industry get and keep more people? That’s the driving force behind every decision we make at Turner Staffing Group,” said Thomas Haun, president of Turner Staffing Group.

“This industry needs a people rebuild. Right now, we’re recycling old habits from company to company. We must break that cycle. Turner Staffing Group is in the perfect position to do something different, something our industry hasn’t seen yet. Our people, our culture, your site – that’s how we connect new talent to opportunities.”

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