Hays has revealed the top five job hotspots, which include mining engineers, geotechnical engineers, drill and blast operators, heavy diesel fitters and dump truck operators for the first half of 2020 nationally.
Gender diversity is at the top of the agenda for many firms, not as a societal obligation but because of the real value it delivers.
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BHP contractor Fluor Corporation has commenced the construction of the ore handling plant in the South Flank project in Western Australia.
Perseus Mining has contracted privately-owned EPSA Internacional for the development of its third gold mine, Yaouré in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa.
SRG Global has secured preferred tenderer status for a $90 million multi-disciplinary asset services contract with Alcoa of Australia.
South32 has extended an outbye services contract with Mastermyne for the Illawarra Metallurgical Coal operations in New South Wales.
First Quantum Minerals has awarded MACA with a $480 million open pit mining contract for the Ravensthorpe nickel project in Western Australia.
The 2019–2024 Mining Workforce report released by the Australian resources and energy group, AMMA, predicts that the mining industry in Australia will require approximately 21,000 new employees by 2024 to keep up with the demand for future mining projects.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) plans to introduce autonomous haulage at the Goonyella Riverside coal mine in central Queensland next year without any forced redundancies.
Decmil Group has received two work packages for Adani Mining’s Carmichael coal and rail project in the Galilee Basin in Queensland.
Clough, in a joint venture (JV) with Acciona, has won a contract for Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore mine in the East Pilbara region.
Rio Tinto has contracted Swift Media as part of the miner’s strategy to provide entertainment systems at its workforce accommodation villages.
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The Victorian Government will favour mining companies that can demonstrate a commitment to engaging with Traditional Owners and boosting local jobs in a release of ground for gold exploration.
Adani has handed out a $100 million rail contract to Australian-operated Martinus Rail, with the contract being delivered out of Rockhampton, Queensland.
Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Magnetite and joint venture partner Formosa Steel IB have awarded a contract to MACA for the Iron Bridge magnetite project in Western Australia.
Western Australia’s mining industry has continued to thrive off record commodity sales and prices, reporting a boost in employment numbers that reached unseen levels.
Glencore Coal and Indigenous-owned Diversified Building Services (DBS) have partnered to expand its indigenous employment pathways program in central Queensland.
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