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.
NRW has secured a bulk earthworks contract for Fortescue Metals Group’s Iron Bridge magnetite joint venture (JV) project in Western Australia.
Adani Australia’s construction at the Carmichael mine and rail project in Queensland was progressing to schedule despite the arrival of the wet season.
The original equipment manufacturer is ensuring its workforce will be equipped for the changing demands of the mining industry by investing in apprentices.
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.