Queensland mining jobs boom

Queensland mining jobs boom

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QUEENSLAND’S mining industry workforce – employing 72,400 workers – is larger than in any other time in its history.
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New Australian Bureau of Statistics figures reveal 12,600 new mining jobs – or 21 per cent more workers – in the mining industry at the end of May 2012 than for the same period in 2011.

The report found that for the 12 months until March 2012, $21.7 billion in private investment was pumped into the mining sector, about two-and-a-half times more than the previous year.

Mines Minister Andrew Cripps said it was no time for the government to be complacent.

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