Efficiency in the Australian mining industry has received a stern rebuke from PricewaterhouseCoopers as one of the least productive regions in the world.
Engineering group Bradken’s has signalled it will continue to cut jobs and move production overseas, following a large drop in its full year net profit.
Glencore has confirmed it will cut 100 jobs by the end of next month at its Newlands open cut coal mine.
Peabody Energy is cutting production levels at the Burton coal mine, with the contractor workforce to be pared back by up to 75%.
Workforce planner Shane Granger has again delved into the state of Australian mining employment, showing which states gained, and which have lost, jobs.
Hastings Deerings is reportedly set to cut 400 jobs across its Queensland operations.
The cuts continue at BHP Billiton’s Mount Arthur coalmine, which will lose another 95 jobs to go in weeks to come.
The $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal and Rail Project was given federal approval last week, a greenlight for Indian company Adani to proceed with development.
Unpaid contracts have resulted in the suspension of 260 workers at Western Australia’s Griffin coal mine.
The South Australian graphite industry continues to show promise, with more jobs on offer from Lincoln Minerals.
Recruitment expert Hays said Queensland is the place to be looking for mining jobs with engineers, electricians and safety professionals expected to remain in high demand until September.
Graphite miner Valence Industries has announced they are near to completing the refurbishment of existing plant, and ramping up recruitment for workers.
The Tasmanian state government has formed an economic task force in the wake of more than 350 mining job losses on the state’s west coast.
Job cuts loom for 100 workers at another Hunter Valley mine, this time the Newstan coal mine.
Wollongong Coal is threatening to shut down its Russell Vale mine, cutting 200 miners, if the government doesn’t advance its longwall mining approvals.
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Ongoing protests at Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine is having no impact on people wanting a job at the project with 1800 people applying for 100 permanent roles on offer.
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RBA Governor Glenn Stevens has ticked off on a major item on the “to do” list for policy-makers: raise the rate of growth in labour productivity.
540 new jobs are set to be created with the Byerwen Coal project receiving Queensland government approval.