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.
Mining, resources and energy job advertisements have led the chart on the jobs portal SEEK, with Queensland advancing on a growth rate of 91 per cent year on year.
The mining sector saw a 32.1 per cent increase in job opportunities since a year ago, despite a 6.2 per cent fall in the RBA’s Non Rural Bulk Commodity Price Index last April. The rise is reflected in the DFP Mining and Resources Job Index, which has experienced consistent rise for 10 consecutive months.
The mining, resources and energy category continues to lead the growth in advertisements on jobs portal, SEEK.
Mining, resources and energy continues to be the jobs category recording the strongest growth in advertisements on recruitment portal, SEEK.
Leading mining services provider Thiess has announced an intake of mid-year apprentices for its Thiess Apprenticeship Program.
The Australian Government has unveiled a new taskforce aimed at helping ensure the longevity of the local mining industry, with focus on developing more jobs and global opportunities.
Mining and engineering continue to be key industries driving the growth in job opportunities on online recruitment portal, SEEK.
Job opportunities in the Australian mining industry have continued to grow significantly in 2018.
Mining may be vitally important to Australia, but there is a perception that today’s young people no longer have a strong interest in the industry.