In another positive move towards the Roy Hill mine becoming a reality, Forge Group has won a AUD 1.47 billion agreement for work associated with the processing plant.
Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill iron ore mine near Newman, Western Australia is starting to take shape with expectations running high as more and more mining jobs are created.
The contract was awarded by Samsung C&T, who are the lead project manager for the mine. This new contract covers Phase 3 works for the processing facility.
Forge Group shares jumped dramatically after news of the 1.47 billion agreement was announced on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Forge Group is in a joint venture with Spain s Duro Felguera and the value of the contract attributable to Forge is about AUD 830 million.
Get up to speed with the Roy Hill iron ore mining project in the Pilbara, WA.
The following articles on Roy Hill will be useful for people looking for ways to develop a career in the mining industry in WA. It’s one thing to have skills and qualifications, however this is not always what will get you an interview; you must be knowledgeable about the industry and the mining company.
- Roy Hill Iron Ore Mine Gets $800m
The Roy Hill iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Gina Rinehart`s $10 billion gamble in the Pilbara has edged closer to final investment approval. The newest iron mine in Australia under development will create thousands of new mining jobs when construction is completed.
- Roy Hill Mining Contract “ď Downer Gets $500M
Is the Roy Hill iron ore project in the Pilbara a good place to look for mining jobs? We think so! Once again `super` mining contractor Downer EDI has won a 4 and a half year contract to supply mining services at the Roy Hill iron ore mine site.
- NRW Secures $620m Roy Hill Rail Deal
NRW has won a $620m contract to provide construction services for the completion of the mine-to-port rail line terminating at Port Hedland. The Roy Hill iron ore project featuring heavily in the news for the past 12 months is making serious inroads to becoming a major Pilbara iron ore producer.
- WA Mining Jobs at Roy Hill
WA Mining Jobs “ď Breaking News for Rinehart and Roy Hill Mine The ANZ bank has now approved $US1 billion ($1.09 billion AUS) to finance Gina Rinehart`s $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore project in WA. This in effect ensures more cashflow for the mining magnate and means more WA mining jobs.
- Roy Hill Jobs in Mining
Reports just in, indicate that Gina Rinehart`s Roy Hill Pilbara iron ore project is finally ready to get the green light after aligning up to $7 billion in funding. The Roy Hill project is estimated to be around $10 billion and† has been stalled due to Japanese and Korean investment issues and guarantees.
- Iron Ore Will Remain Strong
A growing demand from China due to increases in steel demand†for growing†infrastructure, coupled with†problems in their†domestic supply, means a strong future for the world`s two biggest iron ore producers, Rio Tinto and Vale. At an investor briefing in Sydney, Rio chief Sam Walsh, said things were looking bright for iron ore.
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Training courses can help you get a job at the Roy Hill mine
Your training qualifications and mindset will often be a deciding factor when the decision to hire you is made. Mining companies and recruiters look for people who have the right attitude and have an understanding of their business and what it takes to create and maintain a productive and safe working environment.
Many people from a wide range of backgrounds are making a successful transition into the mining industry, with many of those† people having no previous mining experience. The difference being they have invested in themselves by enrolling in training courses and learning new skills to help them get a job in mining industry.
The opportunities for employment in the mining sector are immense, owing to the diversity of jobs you can do and you can be sure there is an opportunity to use your skills and experience to your advantage. No matter what your work history may be, don’t be put off from applying for mining jobs at Roy Hill.
Some mining courses you can do if you want to apply for mining jobs at Roy Hill
- Standard 11 Mining Induction† (recommended)
- Dump Truck / Haul Truck Driver Course
- A Heavy Rigid (HR) licence (not essential in QLD but often seen as favourable in WA for haul truck jobs)
- Working at Heights† (recommended)
- Enter and Work in Confined Spaces (recommended)
- 4WD License or Light Vehicle Course. (recommended)
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Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu 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.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.
Standard 11 Mining Induction
The Standard 11 is a workplace health and safety package for the Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII).
If your job means you must access a Queensland coal mine site - you'll need a Standard 11.
The Standard 11 covers essential safety and procedures training designed to keep you and other workers safe from injury and harm when working on site.
There are 6 units of study (competency) in the Standard 11. This course can not be completed online. Find out more about how you can complete the Standard 11 Mining Induction at a location close to you
You can book your course here and we will find a training provider close to your location - we do all the work for you.