Most of the roles that KCGM are recruiting require previous mining experience or specific educational, trade or skill background. If you have not previously worked in the mining industry, or do not possess a specific qualification, trade or skill, KCGM have a number of roles that do not require previous mining experience – namely
Macmahon has just announced it has been awarded a $50 million contract for construction work by BHP Billiton in Port Hedland. The contract involves preliminary construction work to facilitate dredging at Finucane Island, including:
Seawall construction including the placement of 750,000 cubic metres of armour rock; and New containment ponds for the dredge material. Macmahon is currently seeking the following skilled personnel to join this project at Finucane Island:
On 21 January, BHP Billiton announced the indefinite suspension of the Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation in the south west of Western Australia, resulting in around 650 direct job losses, more with contractors. They also announced a number of job cuts across other operations including Mount Keith, Olympic Dam and BMA Coal.
With news of a downturn in the Resources Industry it is a relief to be reading that those interested in Iron Ore projects in the Mid West of Western Australia, don't share the same sentiment of doom and gloom. With mining and infrastructure companies planning million and billion dollar investments in the region, the focus for jobs in Iron Ore jobs is there.
With global energy demands predicted to grow 50% by 2030, Chevrons own release of its international capital spending program has included provisions of spending for Western Australia in the development of Gorgon, Wheatstone and North West Shelf offshore natural gas resources, including LNG facilities.