Digital Twinning Australia’s virtual solutions for the mining industry are reducing the need for fly-in, fly-out travel, allowing workers to spend more time with their families.
South Australia has warned that Victoria’s mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector is likely to face disruptions following changes to the former’s COVID-19 travel rules.
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan is encouraging fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers to relocate to the state permanently, following an announcement of new home building incentives.
In the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) 2020 Women in Mining Survey, more than half of female respondents reported that they did not perceive the industry as diverse.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to return to normal operational rosters of two weeks on, one week off, starting from June 22.
Rio Tinto is set de-escalate its coronavirus controls in Western Australia as the state enters its second phase of easing COVID-19 restrictions.
In just 15 seconds, the new unit tests body temperature, de-dusts workers to help prevent hazards such as coal workers pneumoconiosis (CWP) and silicosis, sends alerts and reports to dashboards.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has limited interstate travel to those working in business critical roles in the mining sector.
Rio Tinto has continued to operate most of its assets to fulfil customer orders while complying with government directives regarding coronavirus.
The resources industry has declared health and safety as the first priority of the sector as it continues to implement national coronavirus protocols.
The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has found that although women’s participation is slowly increasing, support for women in the sector still requires “critical attention”.
Not only are companies constantly faced with hiring decisions throughout the course of a mine life, they must also contend with the FIFO debate in Australia’s mining regions.
BHP Western Australian Iron Ore has extended its air charter services agreement with Alliance Aviation Services by two years.
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The Queensland Government has added another eight large resources projects to its ban for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) recruitment in support of jobs for local communities.
BHP will potentially introduce up to 500 autonomous trucks at its open cut operations, a tenfold increase on the company’s existing fleet at the Jimblebar mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Kalgoorlie-Boulder mayor John Bowler has expressed his frustration regarding fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) workers in the Goldfields region of Western Australia, telling a council meeting he is fed up with companies “bludging” on the good work of others.
Recruitment specialist Hays has revealed the skills that are in demand across Australia’s resources sector heading into the second half of the year.
Rio Tinto’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) program has delivered strong economic benefits for regional towns in Western Australia through employment and high spending.
A Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) study shows that mining job demand has risen considerably over the past three years.