Curtin University’s Western Australian School of Mines is hosting a record number of secondary school aged girls at the annual Girls’ Focus on Mining Camp in the Goldfields this week.
Fortescue Metals Group has celebrated passing its first iron ore through the ore processing facility at the Eliwana mine and rail project in Western Australia.
Gender diversity in the mining sector has increased by just 1 per cent in the past year, according to Workplace Gender Equality Agency data.
BHP has further diversified its board of directors, with Christine O’Reilly set to become part of the team next month.
Komatsu senior mining engineer Melinda Court has commended the company’s efforts to diversify its work environment, helping women to overcome the challenges of male dominated industries.
The 2020 Women in Industry finalists have been announced, recognising the success of women in the resources industry and shining a light on these typically male dominated fields.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has created 44 new production and maintenance supervisor roles for women and Indigenous Australians in a push to train more leaders from diverse backgrounds.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has awarded scholarships to three women in the minerals industry to help them secure company board positions.
Anglo American is taking steps to improve female representation in underground mine technician roles, with its Balancing the Team program at the Moranbah North mine in Queensland.
The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has found that although women’s participation is slowly increasing, support for women in the sector still requires “critical attention”.
Gold Industry Group’s (GIG) annual women in gold great diversity debate will travel to Melbourne and Sydney for the first time this month, in addition to its home city, Perth.
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has sealed its commitment in supporting indigenous women in the sector by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA).
The 2019 Women in Industry Awards took place in Melbourne last night, celebrating the brilliant, hard-working women helping advance Australian industry.
A TAFE mining program has released figures suggesting the number of women in the industry is increasing, but concedes there is still more work to be done to achieve gender balance.
Finalists of the 2019 Women in Industry Awards are in to showcase the exceptional women who have achieved success through leadership, innovation and commitment to their sector.
A Responsible Mining Index (RMI) report detailing the work practices of 30 leading mining companies suggests there is room for improvement when addressing gender balance in the workforce.
The Victorian Government will partner with the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) to entice a new generation of students in to the Victorian resources sector.
A national survey of women in mining by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) shows that support for women is still needed in the industry.
BHP has bolstered its executive leadership team with four appointments, including the addition of three women.
MEC Mining general manager Maria Joyce has shown how driving a positive company culture delivers benefits to mining companies.