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The Adani Group says it will employ Australians for its mining jobs before foreign workers at its proposed coal mine in the Galilee Basin, north of Emerald, Queensland. The first opportunities for employment will be in the construction of the train line from the mine to the coastline near the Great Barrier Reef.
The types of roles that will be available will include a mix of trades like boilermakers, welders and fitters and also hundreds of labour intensive jobs to assist in creating the large scale civil project.
New starters are urged to start positioning them selves for employment once the contracts are awarded. Because this project is a coal mine in Queensland there are some requirements that are mandatory. See the list below:
Black Coal Haul Truck Ticket if you are looking to drive Dump Trucks.
You can call the office to discuss the requirements if needed or click on the links to find out more information.
The Adani Group has purchased a sprawling Moray Downs cattle station, to accommodate the mine and plans to build a new town to support its operations.
Moray Downs sits over about one-third of the total resource in the Galilee Basin.
To support the new mining jobs, Adani has plans for a runway, airstrip, a 500km railway line and Australia's largest operating coal mine by 2022. Their infrastructure plans will be India's single biggest investment in the country.
Adani is talking to the Federal Government about special visas to fill mine jobs with overseas workers.
But an Adani spokesperson today said the company would employ Australians before it sourced workers from overseas.
Australian mine workers always first preference for new mining jobs
"Australian workers will always be the first preference for Adani," the spokesperson said.
"We have always maintained that Adani Mining will exhaust all available work sources for projects within Australia before using overseas workers."
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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the worldâ€™s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queenslandâ€™s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Caterpillar Haul truck 793
The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.
The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStarâ„˘
Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.
Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.