Ausdrill subsidiary, BTP has secured a further three year contract with Peabody Australia in its Hunter Valley and Bowen Basin coal mines, its second extension in two years.
More resources and mining employees will receive a pay rise this year than last, but it will be much less than they hoped for.
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.
Job vacancies in the mining and resources sector have risen 1.3 per cent in March this year, according to the latest Mining and Resources Job Index report from DFP Resources.
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.
BHP is cutting jobs and in-sourcing more of its contractor workforce as part of a global process that chief executive Andrew Mackenzie believed would deliver benefits valued in “many billions”.
NRW Holdings has received about $72 million worth of work from Coronado Curragh, with the largest package being a $50 million addition to its existing contract at the Curragh coal mine in Queensland.
Problems facing the coal sector have lowered the demand for mining jobs in Queensland.
Perth is the only Australian city to be admitted into the World Energy Cities Partnership, which signifies Western Australia’s continual growth as a world energy leader.
The mining, metals and materials industry is vulnerable to many social and economic pressures in its important role as a material provider.
Western Australia ushers in the new year with a 2.7 per cent increase in job vacancies last month, crowning it as the dominant state in the mining sector.
Adani has labelled a draft report that recommends against the Carmichael coal mine and rail project in Queensland being developed because of its management plan for the rare black-throated finch bird as “false and inaccurate”.
Adani has revealed that 14,498 job applications were received for the Carmichael coal mine and rail project in Queensland by the end of December.
Recruitment agency Hays has revealed the mining skills most in demand moving into 2019.
Fitzroy Australia Resources plans to fill half of the jobs it is creating at the Ironbark No. 1 coal project in Queensland with workers who are new to the industry.
Job vacancies in the mining and resources sector fell by 3.9 per cent in November as the end of the year is approaching, with the same trend observed in both Queensland (5.9 per cent) and Western Australia (2.5 per cent).
The resources sector is returning to full employment health, according to a survey by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).
Adani has accelerated its search for employees to support the Carmichael mine and rail project in Queensland following the announcement that the development is now funded.
In the midst of mining skills shortage, the rate of employees who received a pay rise in the last year has jumped, Mining People International has revealed.