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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The Australian Aboriginal Mining Corporation (AAMC) has secured $27.1 million in debt funding for the development of the First Iron project in the Pilbara.
The strong demand for New South Wales Coal has created more mining jobs in the state.
WestStar Industrial subsidiaries SIMPEC and Precast Australia have continued to pile up top tier contracted works such as the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
New Hope Group is set to make 150 New Acland workers redundant by Friday as its stage three project continues to be in abeyance pending final approvals.
The adoption of new technologies in the mining, oil and gas sectors could bring $74 billion to the Australian economy by 2030 and over 80,000 jobs creation.
Australia’s mining industry will require around 21,000 new onsite operational employees by 2024 in order to meet the demand for new mining projects.
Venture Minerals plans to restart operations at the Riley iron ore mine in Tasmania after a pre-feasibility study showed $31 million of potential cash generation.