Close to 300 workers have been stood down at Centennial Coal’s Springvale colliery as the operation seeks final approvals.
With the construction phase winding down for LNG projects on Curtis Island, key contractor Bechtel is laying off approximately 600 employees per month.
The Labor Party has pledged to assist workers affected by changes in the electricity generation industry, including reductions in the use of thermal coal.
Around US$240 million will be spent on construction of a new eight-pen tug harbour at Hunt Point, as well as an additional six tugboats to meet projected increasing demand for the iron ore port.
There is growing demand for fieldys in WA, as the job market sees a revival.
Hume Coal has announced plans for a new underground coal mine that could create 300 jobs.
A breakdown on how many jobs mining has lost, and gained, over the last six months.
Workers at Gina Rinehart’s $10 billion Roy Hill mine have been asked to take a pay cut.
Following the recent signing of the ChAFTA, fears have been raised over Australian workers losing out to cheaper Chinese workers, but is this the case?
Mining jobs continue to tumble, with the DFP Mining and Resource Job Index slipping 4.9 per cent in May.
As more job roles become automated, Australia must prepare for the a shift in the workforce landscape.
The Tasmanian Government has approved the development of a new iron ore mine which is set to create 200 jobs.
440 jobs will be lost after Alinta Energy announced it will close two coal-fired power stations in Port Augusta, along with the Leigh Creek coal mine.
Curragh coal mine has taken a different approach to cutting costs, by cutting hours instead of workers.
Iluka Resources is proposing to develop a new mineral sands project in south-western New South Wales.
The latest Hays Salary Survey has highlighted the dearth of jobs in mining, with flat wages ahead
An Indigenous employment program in Queensland is set to continue for the next 12 months after receiving $200,000 in funding.
Articles published expressing views that Carmichael coal mine would have a 100 per cent FIFO workforce have sparked controversy with claims of inaccuracy.
Studies for the Abbot Point environmental impact statement (EIS) began yesterday, which if approved will enable construction of the port expansion.
Australians still consider mining one of the best fields to work in, with Rio Tinto topping the Linkedin Most Attractive Employers list in 2015.