PREPARING - iMINCO Mining Training Information


Is Your Resume Effective?

We show you why it is important to make sure your resume is written so it relates to mining and what you need to do to improve your chances of getting it seen by potential employers.

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Do You Need To Know More?

If you have no knowledge of the mining industry, the best way to learn is to do an induction course. The course will teach you all about mining and how the mining industry works. The induction course is a requirement for anyone looking to work in Queensland coal mines

What you will learn in the mining induction

Mining Job Interview Tips

Read how to increase your chances once you get to the interview stage. You will find useful tips and things you need to remember every time. Mining is competitive and these tips will give you an edge

Here is some mining job interview tips

Dump Truck Discovery

The ebook dump truck discovery is written by LisaMirtsopoulos who works as a dump truck driver in WA. The book covers everything yo need to know about dump truck driving and is perfect for anyone looking to work in the mines

Read a chapter from Lisa's eBook here

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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