There were 540 offshore oil rigs in the world last year and, by the end of 2012, the number should rise by 51 to 591, says Faststream Recruitment, a UK based firm that specialises in hiring for the shipping, oil and gas industry.
What jobs offer the highest pay? Investment banking is up there. So is specialist surgery.
We’re working hard to maintain our high safety standards, particularly when it comes to road safety and the impact we are having on local roads in the areas in which we work. Across the Project from Roma, along our pipeline route, to Gladstone, there are a number of large vehicles transporting equipment for our Project. Some of you may have also noticed the roadwork activity we are undertaking to improve the width, water drainage and surface quality on roads across the Maranoa Region.
In March 2012 we wrote about an announcement by the Skilled Migration Western Australia (SMWA), which is currently the Regional Certifying Body (RCB) for all of Western Australia except the Gold Fields – Esperance region.
The key message of the article was that labour market testing would no longer be a requirement for
certification under the RSMS. The removal of labour market testing ultimately reduced costs and time for employers.
Diploma Group’swholly owned subsidiary, Diploma Construction (WA) Pty Ltd, has been awarded a $49 million contract for Rio Tinto’s Wickham Accommodation Expansion Project.
Stage 1 of the Wickham Lodge FIFO Accommodation project involves the Design and Construction of 198 one-person accommodation rooms over three storeys with associated services and infrastructure. The design incorporates the use of modular prefabricated units that are manufactured offsite.
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.