Training pays off for Donaldson Coal

A push to find employees with the right cultural fit, and a structured training program, have seen Donaldson Coal take out the Workforce Development Innovation Award at the 2009 Mining Industry Skills Centre Training Awards.
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Female attraction

With the skills shortage at boiling point, the Bowen Basin is implementing some innovative initiatives to retain and attract women to the mining industry. Jessica Darnbrough writes for Australian Mining.
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More power to Mount Isa

AN ambitious $800 million to $900 million project to plug Mount Isa's mining hub into the national electricity grid could double the lifespan of some of the country's biggest mines, and fuel growth in the north-west minerals province, Premier Anna Bligh announced.
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