AGL Energy Limited (AGL) today announced that the Commonwealth Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water Population and Communities has approved Stage 1 of the Gloucester Gas Project under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act).
At Mining Family Matters, we’re keen to celebrate the role that every individual plays in mining and resources – and that includes the wives and partners who hold down the home front while FIFO and DIDO workers are away.
Here, DIDO girlfriend Sarah Long (aka ‘The Miner’s Girl’ on www.miningfm.com.au) offers her top 10 reasons why the mining wife/partner is such an amazing breed:
Mining Family Matters has teamed up with Foxtel for Business to promote an important FIFO/DIDO survey into the impacts of separation and isolation on families and workforce retention. The survey is completely anonymous (you don’t need to provide your name or company info – just a postal address) and all participants receive a $15 gift card redeemable at any store that accepts eftpos, Australia-wide. It’s a very quick $15!
The demand for specific engineering and trade skills remains high, according to a new report from Hays.
The recruitment firm’s latest quarterly report shows miners in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia, and some parts of New South Wales are now paying top dollar for Engineers, Boilermakers and Fitters.
The report, however, also cites that whilst there were shortages for some workers, applicants still needed to fit strict selection criteria.
Australia’s gas industry needs an image “makeover” to address its widening age gap and shortfall of skilled workers, according to new research from the International Gas Union.
Gas industry advisor, Barbara Jinks will present findings from the three-year research project, which investigated key issues affecting the attraction and retention of talent in the gas industry in 25 countries, at the Australasian Oil & Gas Conference (AOG).
Following a number of studies on the effectiveness of having candidates and employees complete a Mine Workers Health Assessment, the government this week announced that the Assessment is no longer required to be done, effective 12 January 2013.
The following provides an overview of the Assessment and what this means for employers, candidates and employees.