The Santos GLNG Project is a pioneering venture to convert coal seam natural gas (CSG) to liquefied natural gas (LNG) for export to global markets, representing a major investment in a cleaner energy source for the future.
The project involves the development of gas fields in the Bowen and Surat Basins, the construction of a 420km underground gas transmission pipeline from Roma to Gladstone, and a two-train LNG processing facility on Curtis Island, Gladstone.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance has received an overwhelming number of applications for its Bowen Basin coal mine jobs.
More than 8000 people have applied for just 250 recently advertised jobs.
Recruits for the fly-in-fly-out jobs in far north Queensland will start work mid-year.
A BMA spokeswoman said the company had received an overwhelming response from people in the Cairns region, including women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with limited coal-mining experience.
At Rio Tinto we understand the dedication and commitment our Electrical Engineers put into their everyday work and to demonstrate some of the people behind our successful operation, we created a short video to showcase “a day in the life of.”
Did you know that health insurance options for mining workers make compelling and interesting retention strategies? Have you ever considered the impact of health insurance for workers as part of your retention strategy?
According to the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Australia’s easing mining boom has continued to impact negatively in the opening months of 2013 on the job outlook for geoscientists. More than half of them do not expect to find new work with the sector appealing for Federal policy intervention to help arrest the jobs slide.
New data released today shows the unemployment rate among this key professional group climbed further over January, February and March this year to a current high within the profession of 7.9%.
By Therese Lardner Mining Family Matters careers specialist
I recently read a news article that suggested looking after your online brand isn’t worthwhile. I have to say, I couldn’t disagree more!
The more digital media infiltrates how we live and work, the more we need to know about it and understand how we can use these tools to make our lives better. This is never more obvious than when you think about your career or searching for a new job.