Iron Ore mining jobs boom in Western Australia
Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett has just announced a $5.6 billion Pilbara iron ore project which is set†to create over 4,000 mining jobs in Western Australia throughout construction and operation.
Thousands of mining jobs in Western Australia will be created
The project†operated by the Balla Balla Infrastructure Group will be built on the†Pilbara coast between†Karratha†and Port Hedland,†and will†boast†a 162-kilometre railway linked to the central Pilbara. The new WA iron ore mine is expected to†generate 6 to 10 million tonnes of high-grade iron ore annually.
“6 – 10 million tonnes of iron ore generated per year”
“This State agreement includes a requirement for local industry participation and community development plans to be submitted to the government for approval, maximising the benefits of the project for West Australians,” Mr Barnett said†on Monday morning.
The Balla Balla Infrastructure Group / The Todd Corporation
In August 2015, The Todd Corporation acquired Rutila Resources Ltd, increasing its ownership in the Balla Balla Infrastructure Group (BBIG) to 90%. The family owned Todd Corporation is one of New Zealand`s largest and most successful companies.
Dating back to 1884, they have interests in oil and gas exploration and production, electricity generation, energy retailing, property development, minerals, healthcare and technology.
In addition to this the Company also supports a range of individuals and organisations through the Todd Foundation.
Are you looking to get into iron ore mining in WA?
Even if you’ve not got a lot of experience in iron ore mining, there are plenty of opportunities to get a slice of the mining jobs action. We show you how to get started. The iMINCO complete guide to entry-level mining jobs has it all.†Get your experts guide to entry-level mining jobs here.†
What You Need for Iron Ore†Mining Jobs in Western Australia
Given this is a new construction†there will be experienced and inexperienced people applying en-mass. Obtaining the essential skills and qualifications are the key to†a successful job application.
Here`s a checklist to get you started:
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