The Australian Mining team have compiled our top ten women in mining stories.
Laura Hayman certainly knows her way around a mine site (and an airport or two) having spent the last nine years FIFO on some of Australia’s largest mines, she has compiled her top five tips for women in the industry.
The mining sector offers a mass of career opportunities and comes with the draw card of on the whole above average pay, so why aren’t there more women jumping on board?
Mining contractor Redpath and BHP Billiton have gone pink in a new partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation that aims to shine a spotlight on breast cancer awareness.
The Queensland Government is offering $20,000 to encourage more women into the mining industry.
With the gap between men and women working in the mining industry is closing, one woman in South Australia is working towards making it smaller
The second day of the Goldfields Mining Exhibition continued today with the Women in Mining Panel Discussion a highlight for visitor
While mining is still a male dominated industry, there are plenty of women filling valuable roles in the sector, and their number is on the rise.
Women are underrepresented in the high paying construction and mining industries and increasing their involvement is still a big challenge, according to a Government report.
Women make up about 17 to 18 per cent of the Northparkes workforce, with Stef Loader at the helm and a number of strong and capable females across all divisions, including OH&S, metallurgy, exploration, environmental management and engineering.
As an integration manager at St Barbara’s PNG operations, Jenkins told Australian Mining professionally she is most proud of her job in the mining sector.
“Over the years people said to me: ‘You're a woman, you can't do that’. But I went ahead and did it, and earned their respect doing the job from the ground up,” Jenkins said.
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