An Australian Resources and Energy Group (AMMA) survey suggests Australia should adopt a less regulated approach in order to future proof its workforce.
Commonwealth Government’s Resources 2030 Taskforce has released recommendations to enhance the performance and competitiveness of Australia’s resources sector, which are the first since the late 1990s.
Labor Party plans to introduce new labour hire (temp) licensing regulations have been shot down by mining advocates as unfair to workers in the resources sector.
The high-profile ‘Change the Rules’ campaign on worker rights by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has come under criticism from both the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) and Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA).
Australian resources and energy group, AMMA (the Australian Mines and Metals Association) has submitted a report to the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers citing the desire for flexible, non-traditional work opportunities as a key trend of Australian resources and energy workers.
A warning that “impulsive changes” to skilled migration policy will cost Australian jobs and drive up energy prices has been fired by the resources employer group AMMA. Australia’s mining industry has already thrown support behind the federal government’s plan to replace the 457 Visa programme with a new temporary worker immigration scheme. However, AMMA chief … Continue reading Australian resource jobs ‘at risk’ over skilled migration changes
The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has congratulated mining magnate Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola for their $400 million dollar donation to philanthropic causes.
The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has opposed the Queensland Government’s plans to enforce greater regulations on fly-in fly-out workers in the state.
The increased use of drugs in Australia has posed increased challenges for employers in the mining and oil and gas sectors, according to a recent survey.
The ninth annual Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) Industry Awards took place on Thursday to celebrate outstanding people and programs in Australia’s resources industry.
The Australian Mines and Metals Association has welcomed the Coalition’s commitment to crackdown on trade union corruption and criminal activities.
The latest precedent from the Fair Work Commission relating to right-of-entry to BMA draglines has BHP furious about the prospect of the loss of productivity, but that’s a very small part of the picture.
Resources employer group the Australian Mines and Metals Association has called on the Federal Government to consider deregistering the CFMEU and MUA.
Australia’s key mining union has disputed recent claims by industry lobbyists that union membership is on the decline.
The dismissal of a haul-truck driver at the Boggabri coal mine after testing positive for methamphetamine was upheld in a decision by Fair Work Australia.
Mining companies are meeting in Perth today to discuss strategies aimed at increasing the level of female participation in the sector to 25 per cent by 2020.
WA government is holding an inquiry into FIFO mental health, which shows the degree of seriousness with which this problem is and ought to be regarded.
The number of women working in the mining industry has fallen by 1.6 per cent of the total workforce in the year to May 2014.
Tidewater employees were barred from striking earlier this week, continuing the torrent of accusations between the MUA and AMMA.
Australia’s mining sector is calling on the government to change anti-discrimination laws so they can advertise jobs as Indigenous only.