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.
BHP Western Australian Iron Ore will begin advertising roles with more lifestyle flexibility as it seeks to increase the residential proportion of its workforce in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Mining travel is a big line item in the balance sheets of many large mining companies. CWT Energy, Resources and Marine senior director Marty Lonergan speaks to Australian Mining about the focus on mining travel as the market continues to recover.
Mining, construction and utilities company Komatsu has launched its biggest ever recruitment drive to employ technicians across Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia.
The transformation of mine sites to fully automated mines will bring great benefits to workers, including the removal of conditions attached to fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work, technical recruitment services provider Fircroft has found.
In one of the most comprehensive fly-in fly-out (FIFO) research studies undertaken in Australia, rates of psychological distress, workplace bullying and burnout were found significantly higher among FIFO workers than their non-FIFO counterparts.
Brisbane-based Alliance Aviation Services has extended an air charter contract with BHP Nickel West by five years.
Cobham Aviation Services has secured a three-year contract with OZ Minerals to provide fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) services between Adelaide, Port Augusta and the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.
Aerofloat has been providing wastewater treatment solutions for over fifty years. Managing director Ray Anderson talks about how it delivers effective sewage treatment to FIFO camps across the country.
The McGowan government has released an updated draft FIFO code of practice to protect Western Australians’ mental health in the workplace.
Remote mine workers are at significantly higher risk of psychological distress than the general Australian population, according to a report from the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA).
Dani Tamati, recruitment specialist and human resources manager at mining industry agency (and Prospect Award winner) THE resources Hub, identifies three of the biggest employment trends she has identified in the mining industry recently.