Alcoa has launched its 2021 recruitment campaign for apprentices in the face of COVID-19 and a weakened economy.
Rio Tinto has awarded Primero a material contract extension for the Koodaideri iron ore project in Western Australia.
Hastings Deering is set to open applications for its 2021 apprenticeship program to fill 40 new positions across Queensland and the Northern Territory.
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.
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.
Rio Tinto has created more than 300 jobs to support its iron ore business in Western Australia.
Valmec has secured a contract with Newmont for the Tanami gold mine’s stage two expansion project in the Northern Territory.
BHP has allocated six-month contracts to around 1100 of the 1500 people that were targeted for recruitment through the company’s contractor partners.
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.
Worley has reduced its workforce by 5 per cent this year as a result of contraction in the business amid economic uncertainties.
The Western Australian Government has awarded the Australian Vanadium project with lead agency status, providing the development with simplified approval processes.
A survey on Australian resources employers has identified that nearly half (47 per cent) have no plans to reduce their workforces at this stage.
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.
The Australian parliament has passed the federal government’s $130 billion JobKeeper package designed to keep Australians in jobs.
The resources industry has declared health and safety as the first priority of the sector as it continues to implement national coronavirus protocols.
BHP plans to recruit 1500 people to support the company’s operations in the short term amid a “difficult” time.
BHP has refuted a McKell Institute report which declared employees working for the company’s Operations Services (OS) subsidiary were on labour hire arrangements.
Kirkland Lake Gold is set to suspend test mining and processing at the Cosmo mine and Union Reefs processing plant in the North Territory by the end of the month.
Silver Lake Resources has appointed Macmahon’s newly acquired subsidiary GBF Group to deliver further work at the Mount Monger gold operations near Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has partnered with Australian universities to develop career pathways into the mining industry.