A record 48 new apprentices started work for Hastings Deering’s mining and construction divisions this week.
Immersive Technologies is a leader in the field of highly realistic mining simulators.
Fortescue Metals Group is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) program.
Bestech managing director Sam Bhasin outlines the importance of measurement and training devices to enhance safety and productivity on site.
For a number of years mineral processing specialists FLSmidth has run a series of training workshop at its facilities in Perth and Brisbane. A grinding mill workshop in Kalgoorlie is the first in a series of one-day ore-specific regional workshops around the country.
Boart Longyear has launched its new global training program for drillers, which incorporates the company’s standards and worldwide best practice.
Attracting women to STEM careers is one issue, retaining them is another. And that does not seem to get the same level of attention.
New technology is making remote mining and in-depth training a reality.
A new training framework has been launched in Western Australia to lift safety levels and cut duplication in scaffolding.
The OECD report Back to Work Australia makes some grim predictions for workers who lose their jobs. That is the potential threat facing some 7,000 Arrium employees, those at Queensland Nickel and Caterpillar in Tasmania, and next year, workers in Ford’s plants in Geelong and Broadmeadows, Victoria. The report was released just before the announcement … Continue reading A grim future for Arrium, Ford and Queensland Nickel workers?
ThoroughTec Simulation has been engaged by a diversified underground mining contractor operating throughout Australia and Asia Pacific to develop a training simulator for deployment in Indonesia
A research paper by UBS has predicted that a combination of automation and connectivity will see the competitive advantage of low labour cost countries shrink, but also lead to rising inequality.
The Office of the Chief Scientist has published the first national STEM Programme Index.
Greens head Richard Di Natale has called for a plan to levy coal miners for environmental rehabilitation and to support workers in retraining.
Fortescue Metals has unveiled a new apprenticeship program focused on increasing the number of Aboriginal tradies.
RungePincockMinarco announces the release of its latest equipment simulation software for Original Equipment Manufacturers
Work has begun on Rio Tinto’s mining training centre being developed for the Yolngu people.
Sandvik has created a new role in its businesses to provide deeper training of its drilling products.
RungePincockMinarco will acquire FlexSim Software’s simulation software.
Machinery operator training may become safer and cheaper thanks to remote control solutions which enable trainees to build their skills without needing to use a machine.