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?
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.
Gindalbie Metals Limited, yesterday, celebrated a defining milestone in the history of the Australian iron ore industry with the official opening of the Karara Project – Australia’s second largest magnetite project and the largest resource development in the Mid West – by the Hon. Colin Barnett, Premier of Western Australia; Minister for State Development; Science.
Want to star in My Kitchen Rules or a new doco on Australia's mining revolution? Well, two production companies are keen to hear from you...
Screen Time, the company behind the Underbelly series and Tim Winton's Cloudstreet, is planning to film a factual documentary towards the end of the year. They're not looking for "actors or contestants" but real workers and families in mining, oil and gas willing to be observed and asked questions about their lives.