An Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) survey for women in resources has found that on-site experience has improved this year compared with 2020.
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Fortescue Metals Group is the only Australian company to be recognised among Parity.org’s list of Best Companies for Women to Advance this year.
Tackling the gender imbalance and attracting young talent have been mining industry challenges put under the spotlight on day two of AIMEX in Sydney.
Gender diversity is not a corporate catchphrase when it comes to the mining sector’s forerunners. Women in leading positions at BHP, Fortescue and St Barbara lay out their achievements, but also point out that more needs to be done.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has launched the Women in STEM Decadal Plan, which has found under-representation and under-utilisation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) poses a threat to the Australian economy. Australia has not yet made systemic changes required to achieve diversity in STEM, according to the Australian … Continue reading Female representation in STEM to be pushed in the next decade
BHP’s workforce has grown to be more than 20 per cent female. The company increased its female representation by 2.9 per cent in the 2017 financial year, just below a 3 per cent goal.
The University of Sydney has found more women are opting to study engineering and computing undergraduate degrees.
Young women will make up half the mining apprentices taking part in a work readiness program that kicks off in Queensland today.
A record number of women have graduated from engineering at the University of Queensland, well above the national average.
BHP Billiton has announced its plan to make half its workforce women by 2025, in the lead up to the company’s annual general meeting in London today.
A new mentoring program has been launched in Brisbane to help women develop their careers in Queensland’s resources industry.
Attracting women to STEM careers is one issue, retaining them is another. And that does not seem to get the same level of attention.
Kate du Preez has been appointed as the new commissioner for Mine Safety and Health, becoming the first woman to hold the position Queensland.
Gina Rinehart has won another treasured award over the weekend.
Schneider Electric alongside nine other world leading companies participated in the UN Women’s inaugural HeForShe Parity Report.
The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland has partnered with the Queensland University of Technology.
Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh says he is committed to boosting the number of women working in senior management roles at the company.
BHP Billiton has launched a $22 million partnership with the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute to increase the representation of women in the field of mathematics.
Peabody Energy’s Janette Hewson has taken out this year’s top award at the 10th annual Resources Awards for Women.