BHP has added more than 5000 people to its workforce in the 2020 financial year.
Workplace flexibility is increasingly attractive to the next generation of workers. Macmahon is developing maintenance crews with the desire to go from site to site through its Mining Maintenance Masters program.
Fortescue Metals Group has contracted Mallard Deemy to construct and install laboratory, storage and administrative facilities for the Eliwana mine and rail project in Western Australia.
Casual workers who have worked regular and systematic hours are now entitled a permanent employee’s entitlements, according to a Federal Court of Australia judgment.
Jobs vacancies in Queensland’s resources and energy sector have remained steady, with over half of the 800 vacancies on SEEK being posted in the last fortnight.
WesTrac is on the hunt for Western Australian-based workers to fill 250 mechanical and electrical jobs for the company.
The Federal Government has announced a $66 billion second stimulus package, extending the “safety net” for businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Fortescue has awarded PTK Environmental Services a five-year contract extension for its waste management services.
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SEEK has released its July employment report, which indicated the mining, resources and energy sector is the employment market’s third strongest growth contributor.
Job vacancies in the mining and resources sector dipped in April by 1.1 per cent, despite strong commodity prices over the past three months.
SIMPEC has secured more than $5 million in scope extensions with MSP Engineering and Iluka in Western Australia, solidifying a $48 million contract portfolio during the 2019 financial year.
Fortescue Metals Group has offered employment to 836 Aboriginal people and will continue to offer jobs to graduates of its vocational training and employment centre (VTEC) program.
Recruiting experts Hays has a few advice in helping workers embrace the age of automation, with half of Australian workers already seeing a shift in their responsibilities, an online poll found.
Technology adoption and innovation in the resources sector will have significant impact on hiring, with industry employment projections set to increase over the next five years, a report by advisory firm Ernst and Young (EY) confirmed.
Major miners BHP and Rio Tinto have endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and its objectives to enshrine a First Nations Voice in the Australian Constitution and to establish a Makarrata Commission.
Mining resources and energy sector led Australia’s year-on-year rise in job advertisements, according to SEEK’s latest report.
Optimism for job seekers in Australia’s mining industry has gradually increased for around two years now. The rising buoyancy has been reflected in research by recruitment agency Hays.
The employment recovery for Australian geoscientists has taken a step backward in the opening quarter of 2018, according to the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG).
Rio Tinto has committed around $2 billion to the more than 1000 Australian businesses it has engaged during development of the Amrun bauxite project in Far North Queensland.