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.
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.