Atlas Iron’s record breaking iron ore production increases
Iron-ore miner Atlas Iron has lifted its production forecast and lowered its cost estimates for the full year, following record iron-ore shipments in the three months to September. MD Ken Brinsden said on Thursday the company had shipped record tonnage in the September quarter of 2012.
Woodside LNG revenue on the up
ASX-listed Woodside has reported record production and sales revenue for the third quarter ended September, as its Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) project continued to deliver. The company reported on Thursday that production volumes reached 26.5 million barrels of oil equivalent, a 32% increase on the previous three months.
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Santos increases oil production
Oil and gas major Santos has reported increased production for the three months to September, with crude oil production reaching its highest level in four years. Third quarter production was 6% higher compared with the previous corresponding period and 4% higher than the June quarter, at 13.5 million barrels of oil equivalent.
Santos oil and gas jobs
China’s Thirst For Gold Could Create More Gold Mining Jobs
Gold exports from Australia to China have jumped 900% in the first 8 months of 2012 to August, surpassing iron ore exports in terms of growth. Even though gold exports contributed only $4.2 billion to the economy in terms of export dollars, it is a significant increase. Job seekers who are looking to work in the mines can take a bit of positivity from these facts by starting to look into employment opportunities in gold mining in Australia. Mining companies that have been active in mining gold in Australia are attracting the attention of serious Chinese investment as the insatiable appetite for gold by the Chinese forges ahead. Some of the gold mining companies to watch out for are Focus Minerals, Evolution Mining and Notrthern Star Resources.
With gold mining operations are in WA and QLD, Focus Minerals, Evolution Mining and Northern Star Resources are progressive gold mining companies. People looking for gold mining jobs should go to the websites and send in applications, or search the mining jobs boards for the company name.
Gold mining jobs:
- Pit Technician
- Process Plant Operator
- Plant Metallurgist
- Maintenance Technician – Mechanical Fitter
- Maintenance Supervisor
- MRO – Emergency Response & Safety Coordinator
- Underground Diesel Fitter
- Shared Services Team Leader
As always, before you apply for any mining job, go through your resume and make sure it is mining focused and relative to the position you are applying for. iMINCO has some very good resume writing tips for mining jobs, as well as professional resume writing service, should you be unable to create your own mine specific version.
iMINCO Mining News – October 2012