Mining Jobs Expo Dates - iMINCO Mining Training Information

Mining Jobs Expo Dates

Mining Expos slated for Queensland are being touted as a chance for area workers` to find their way into mining.

Attend one of the five Mining Expos planned for regional Queensland during October and November.

Mining Jobs Expos

Increase your chance of finding employment in mining by attending one of these much anticipated events.

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity and speak to the guys with the jobs. Don`t delay in planning your attendance to meet with the the Rio Tintos and BHPs of the world.

Anna Blighs Video about the Mining Expos

Who will be at the Expos?

Major mining and gas industry employers will be on hand to provide job seekers with information on:

  • Current and upcoming job opportunities
  • The range of jobs and careers available in the resources sector.
  • Industry pay, conditions and lifestyle
  • Future job opportunities

Mining expo locations for 2012

Due to the strong response received from the first round of Mining and Gas Jobs Expos, a second series of jobs expos have been announced for South East Queensland in the following locations in early February 2012:

Location Date Venue
Logan 1 February Logan Ent Centre, 170 Wembley Road, Logan Central
Ipswich 3 February Workshops Rail Museum, North Street, North Ipswich
Toowoomba 7 February Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba
Brisbane 10 February Boondall Ent Centre, Melaleuca Drive, Boondall


This event will be free to attend. The Expos will run from 10am-4pm.

If you are a new starter the Mining Work Ready Program has been very successful.

Watch the video and see how many people have got an interviewafter the course.

MINING Project News


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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 world’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 Queensland’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

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 MineStar™

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.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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