BHP’s decision to use a 100% fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforce at its Australian Bowen Basin coal mines, instead of hiring from the local community, is generating fierce opposition in Central Queensland.
The company revised it forecast, which now sees a sales decline of about 50% from 2012 for traditional CAT machines used in mining.
Federal government re-starts skilled-worker program on May 4.
Aside from selling assets and slashing jobs, Walsh said the company will improve performance at all operations.
The $10bn mega project was shelved last year.
If all major copper mines in Chile halted their operations for a day, the country would lose more than $120 million in copper exports alone.
Mining workers will strike for a day at all of Codelco's divisions and at all large-scale private mines on Tuesday.
Unrest comes against a backdrop of a presidential election year and may heavily weigh on the results.
Deal it is expected to fetch around $3 billion.
Technology is having a profound impact on the nature of the skilled trades, apprenticeship training and journeyperson skills requirements, a report released today by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum – Forum canadien sur l’apprentissage (CAF-FCA) advises. Based on a series of …
An Indonesia-based coal miner posted an ad asking for “good looking” single females under 25.
The cause of their dismissal is their involvement in demonstrations for better wages and benefits early this month.
In South Africa old is gold.
The move would drop the number of FTSE 100 with all-male boards to five.
Canada is the third largest exporter of metallurgical coal in the world (after Australia and the United States), shipping most of the 27 million tonnes of metallurgical and thermal coal produced every year in B.C.
High returns in recent years have attracted a different breed of investor with a different risk appetite to the Canadian mining and metals sector.
B.C Jobs Minister shifts position on HD Mining temporary foreign worker controversy.
The diversified mining giant announced last year a massive $3.4 billion expansion to its Pilbara iron ore operations, which is set to create thousands of new positions in the months to come.
Total workers down to 500.
Firm says mega-mining construction projects, which accounted for much of Australia’s production growth in recent years, will peak and die later this year.
Study shows that a particular recruitment issue for 2013 will be the continued skills shortage of specialist candidates in industries such as mining and energy.
SInce the industry remains cautious about the strength of global economic recovery, miners have begun looking inward, especially in regards to labour.
HD Mining, the company at the centre of a court battle over Chinese workers at a coal mine in British Columbia, Canada, will release résumés of Canadians who applied for, but didn’t get, jobs at the project.
While 2012 marked the year of several outer-space mining projects, 2013 is shaping up as the era of human colonization on nearby planets.
Unemployment rate, however, stayed at 7.8%
The chance of start mining asteroids, workers told ‘death’ only excuse for not working on Christmas and MINING.com's very own list of top billionaires involved in minerals and metals, became some of the most-read stories of 2012.
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