A project has been launched in Australia to encourage more women, including those from overseas to seek jobs with us at Rio Tinto. Our "Digging for Diversity" recruitment programme aimed at diversifying our workforce and educating women about employment opportunities in the mining industry.
MMG Rosebery mine employees, contractors and family members are preparing to participate in this year’s B&E Burnie Ten road race.
The 117 participants are currently participating in MMG Rosebery’s Tame the Ten training program which is being overseen by exercise physiologist Stephen Stone from the Healthy Business Performance Group.
There’s a feeling of déjà vu in Australia. One could be forgiven for thinking we’ve returned to 2008.
Commodity prices have fallen to the same levels as those experienced at the height of the global financial crisis, projects have been cancelled and suddenly the obsession with Australia’s skill shortage has turned to job losses.
Pilbara families will be armed with practical strategies to overcome the pressures of mining life when Mining Family Matters presents two workshops in Port Hedland and Karratha next week.
The free presentations, proudly sponsored by Caltex, are aimed at celebrating families in mining, oil and gas, while also offering professional advice and simple tips for tackling fly-in/fly-out rosters and living in isolated mining communities.
Century has made it two in a row, taking out top honours at the 2012 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference Innovation Awards.
The mine was awarded the Innovation Award for its GET Removal Tool, a device that eliminates hot work and manual handling when changing-out Ground Engaging Tools (GET) on shovels. In addition to eliminating these activities, the device improves the efficiency of the change-out process.
A new study suggests that there is a wealth of skilled Australian workers that are being overlooked in the rush to import overseas labor through various visa schemes.
That assessment was part of newly released findings from a pilot model to create a regional fly in, fly out hub in South Australia.
Working in collaboration with the District Council of the south east region of South Australia, the pilot was developed and facilitated by leading jobs website for the Australian resource sector, The Resource Channel.
Roy Hill has launched a national recruitment drive to help source local Australian workers for the construction phase of the Roy Hill project. The campaign is part of the organisation's commitment to employing local workers and in line with the requirements set out in the EMA.
As part of the campaign national workforce services company SKILLED has been appointed to secure advance expressions of interest from jobseekers for its project.