More women in mining jobs
Women play a critical role in providing a skilled and sustainable workforce in the Western Australian resources sector. The Weekend West in Perth published an article on how more and
and all the job opportunities it has to offer. During the past three years, the number of women employed in the mining and resource sector has increased from 17 per cent to 22 per cent of the total workforce, according to the Chamber of Minerals and Energy. Mining companies in the West have shown great leadership in setting up a broad range of recruitment and employment initiatives to ensure mining jobs can be accessed by all Australian workers.
Turn up the gas Australia!
Skilled workers are in high demand globally and competition for them is fierce. Australia`s oil and gas sector is set to become the world`s second largest exporter of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the now future, according to Deloitte, with eight out of 14 committed projects or under construction gas liquefaction plants in Australia. This is a huge boost for the industry and opens up more opportunities for long term employment in the resource industry.
Mt.Isa mine gets overseas funding – more mining jobs on the way
Moves to develop a new phosphate mine in northwest QLD have taken a big step forward with a Singaporean company agreeing to inject up to $43million into the venture, south of Mt Isa.