Karara Mining Limited is developing an A$1.8 billion Karara Iron Ore Project in the Mid-West Region of Western Australia. Karara is a joint venture between Gindalbie Metals Limited, an ASX Top 200 company, and Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation (AnSteel), one of China's biggest steel makers and iron ore miners.
As we know, economic growth has been impacted by a worldwide dislocation of financial markets that quickly moved into the real economy as credit markets froze and consumer and business confidence collapsed. This has resulted in deflated asset values, particularly seen in home values in the United States and in overall confidence and credit availability globally.
The downturn in the United States has now begun to impact growth rates in emerging economies, like China and India (and Australia's major customers) as demand for their exports slows.
BHP Billiton has been awarded the "Best Graduate Development Program" in 2008 by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers.
The 2008 AAGE Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards (AGRIAs) Awards, held in Melbourne recently, reward and recognise excellence in the graduate recruitment industry.
The award marks two years of extensive development of its comprehensive Graduate Program by BHP Billiton, in partnership with Melbourne Business School, University of Cape Town and Universidad Aldolfo Ibanez in Chile.
For those living in Western Australia, Fortescue Metals is well known, not least through its extraordinarily fast growth in the iron ore sector since the company was formed in 2003.
In February 2006, Fortescue commenced construction of their port, rail and mine project. In two short years, the open-access rail infrastructure is now complete, and the port and mine site - Cloudbreak - are both operational.
We are often asked for tips on how to get a foot in the door, when you have limited to no experience. Whilst some have had great difficulty getting a start during the boom times, you can expect it may be even more difficult at this time – mainly due to the number of experienced candidates also now looking who have been impacted by redundancy.
Prior to November of 2008, analysts and media shared the view that these were ‘boom times’ in the Australian Resource sector. All indications suggested the good times would continue at least through to 2020, with the projected strong pipeline of projects.
Create one master resume with everything on it, then review and edit it every time to ensure it aligns with the requirements of the job to which you are applying. We understand the temptation to want to tell someone everything about yourself, but as we’ve said before – your resume is actually more about me and less about you! In other words, tell me what I need to know about how you can meet the requirements of my role, and as quickly as possible.
Never say 'I am willing to do anything'; This is the quickest and easiest way of ensuring you DON'T ge
Because recruiters are inundated with so many applications, this question is often used as a screening tool. As a candidate, this makes it tricky for you not to under or over sell – even more difficult when you don’t know the salary range.