BHP has added more than 5000 people to its workforce in the 2020 financial year.
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) of Western Australia has flagged demand for an additional 8000 skilled workers over the next 12 to 18 months.
More than 20 Sandvik employees have signed up for a digital training course being piloted by vocational training bodies across the country.
As Australia’s mining industry fortifies itself as the backbone of the nation’s economy, major resources companies and Aboriginal-owned contractors look to strengthen the presence of Indigenous workers in the industry.
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The mining and resources industry has not been one of the biggest contributors to job advertising growth in the first half of May, but it is not void of opportunities.
Attracting the millennial talent pool is crucial for mining companies to retain their social licence to operate, according to BDO’s global head of natural resources Sherif Andrawes.
A survey on Australian resources employers has identified that nearly half (47 per cent) have no plans to reduce their workforces at this stage.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has partnered with Australian universities to develop career pathways into the mining industry.
The original equipment manufacturer is ensuring its workforce will be equipped for the changing demands of the mining industry by investing in apprentices.
Gender diversity is at the top of the agenda for many firms, not as a societal obligation but because of the real value it delivers.
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The 2019–2024 Mining Workforce report released by the Australian resources and energy group, AMMA, predicts that the mining industry in Australia will require approximately 21,000 new employees by 2024 to keep up with the demand for future mining projects.
Recruitment specialist Hays has revealed the skills that are in demand across Australia’s resources sector heading into the second half of the year.
One new job was created every hour in Queensland’s resources sector last month. This amounted to an additional 4400 jobs, with more than 1400 vacancies still advertised online.