STEM skills development is attracting attention from mining companies across Australia. Vanessa Zhou looks into what South32, Gold Industry Group and Evolution Mining are doing in this space.
WesTrac has opened an autonomous technology training centre near Collie in Western Australia – the second facility of its kind in the world.
More than 20 Sandvik employees have signed up for a digital training course being piloted by vocational training bodies across the country.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) is set to launch a series of digital conferences this year, including the uranium, lithium and Minesafe conferences.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has awarded scholarships to three women in the minerals industry to help them secure company board positions.
Northern Minerals expects to achieve nameplate capacity rates at the Browns Range heavy rare earth pilot plant in Western Australia in the coming months.
WesTrac is set to build a Western Australian technology training facility in Collie that will focus on providing courses in autonomous operations.
The original equipment manufacturer has launched a training program in Australia that is improving the expertise of its technicians and the efficiency of its aftersales service.
Honeywell combines the brimming potential of augmented reality and virtual reality into an outcome-driven safety solution for the mining industry.
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.
Mining companies are capitalising on the ability to conduct training simulation and planned maintenance through virtual reality software.
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Underground mining contractor Byrnecut Australia has partnered with Immersive Technologies to develop a world-class technical training centre in Perth.
Alcoa has followed in the steps of the army, navy and air force, which use VR to undertake training for high-risk tasks at its alumina refineries in Western Australia.
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BHP has launched a training program at its Olympic Dam site in South Australia, creating job opportunities for people without experience in mining.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is using virtual reality (VR) to teach operators about the hazards and risks before stepping foot underground to the Broadmeadow mine in Queensland.
Underground mining offers enticing benefits but also grave safety risks. Immersive Technologies’ training simulators ensure companies have both covered.
Bestech Australia will run a full-day strain gauging workshop in the University of Western Sydney.