Following a number of studies on the effectiveness of having candidates and employees complete a Mine Workers Health Assessment, the government this week announced that the Assessment is no longer required to be done, effective 12 January 2013.
The following provides an overview of the Assessment and what this means for employers, candidates and employees.
Due to a new partnership between two major industry players, the New Year will see an exciting opportunity for all mining industry people to benefit from specialist training - including online webinars, podcasts and case studies – and it won’t cost you a cent.
Are you getting a lump of coal for Christmas? Mining IQ thought this December we’d have a bit of fun and get into the holiday spirit by looking at some mining facts about Christmas. We found some great stories such as a mining company who flew over 300 relatives to a remote mining town so they could share Christmas with their FIFO loved ones.
Australian oil and gas operators may soon be benefiting from a new model of assessing the recruitment needs of individual projects, already yielding great results in America, according to Thomas Murphy from the Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research (MCOR).