Accenture head of resources David Burns believes the risk of a mining skills shortage must be addressed immediately to avoid any material impact.
The Australian Government has now opened applications for its Future of Work Partnership with BHP to encourage mining skills development in regional areas.
SIMPEC expects to enhance its ability to win work in Western Australia’s Pilbara region after forming a joint venture (JV) with Aboriginal-owned mining and civil works service company, IronMerge.
Bravus Mining and Resources (formerly Adani) has beaten its target for job creation during peak construction of the Carmichael project in Central Queensland.
The federal government has pledged $1.2 billion to create 100,000 apprenticeships and traineeships across Australia as part of its COVID-19 recovery plan.
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.