Employee Turnover remains a concern for mining companies in an environment of rising costs, softer commodity prices and continuing stiff competition for staff.
The results of the latest Resources Industry Turnover Analysis (RITA) Report show that employee turnover levels remained at 19% per annum throughout the mining industry despite some evidence of emerging caution within the sector.
Sure, you might not be a pop culture guru, but if you’re in our industry, we’re sure you have some interesting mining facts, stories, statistics or records up your sleeve…
Mining IQ is launching the Weird & Wonderful World of Mining – a book of records for the industry - and we need you! Our aim is to compile all the fabulous and surprising facts you know so we can share it with your fellow mining buddies.
The Western Australian economy is a state economy dominated by its resources and services sector. The Resource Panel event held last week, was an opportunity to discuss the current state of the WA resource sector with special guest speakers from some of the most successful organisations in the industry.
MC Jody Elliott: Director at The Resource Channel
The Resource Panel
Denise Goldsworthy: MD Rio Tinto, Dampier Salt Limited and HIsmelt®
We have welcomed a record number of graduates to its Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) arm this year, with 160 graduates joining our team.
Director of People & Performance (Australia New Zealand), Bill Kernahan, says consistently high numbers of incoming graduates and an excellent retention rate have become distinguishable characteristics of the organisation, regardless of the economic climate. Even in bust environments such as the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), AECOM maintained its commitment to supporting new talent each year.”
Did you know that iron ore is one of the most commonly used minerals in the world and 98% of it is used to make steel?
Did you know the aluminium we produce ends up in laptops, mobile phones, medical equipment and bicycles?
To answer many more questions like these, Rio Tinto has released a new Mines & Metals app, designed to follow the process from the ore we mine to its end state in the many products we use in our everyday lives.