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.
Rio Tinto has made its first shipment of bauxite from the Amrun project in Queensland six weeks ahead of schedule.
Adani Group’s move to self-fund development of the Carmichael mine and rail in Queensland is set to deliver on the company’s promise to create jobs and business opportunities in the state.
Nepean Mining will design and deliver key equipment and infrastructure at Fitzroy Australia Resources’ Ironbark No. 1 coking coal project in Queensland.
The mining, resources and energy industry has joined healthcare and IT as one of the top three drivers of job ad growth in Australia.
DFP’s latest Mining and Resources Job Index shows the industry experienced a 1.3 per cent decrease in job vacancies across the mining and resources sector overall in September.
Glencore has announced a restructure of the Hail Creek coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland that will see 430 jobs at the operation slashed.
The mining sector has responded to the recent change in Australia’s leadership, which sees Scott Morrison’s appointment as Prime Minister.
One new job was created every hour in Queensland’s resources sector last month. This amounted to an additional 4400 jobs, with more than 1400 vacancies still advertised online.
Mining, resources and energy has placed first in a new report from employment company SEEK ranking average salaries across 28 industries in Australia.
Optimism for job seekers in Australia’s mining industry has gradually increased for around two years now. The rising buoyancy has been reflected in research by recruitment agency Hays.
Nickel producer Alpha Fine Chemicals (AFC) is set to build and operate a nickel sulphate plant at Kwinana south of Perth in Western Australia.
There has been an alarming drop in students enrolling in mining engineering at some of Australia’s top universities, with only eight graduating as mining engineers from the University of Western Australia in 2018.
The Queensland resources sector has welcomed 8400 new jobs over the past 12 months, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), equivalent to one job every hour.
KCGM has conceded that a rock fall at the Super Pit gold mine this month will affect its workforce.