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900% Increase for Overseas Engineering Graduate Visas in Australia

03/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has reformed the 476 visa scheme resulting in a 900% increase in the number of overseas graduates eligible to work in Australia.  
The 476 visa is designed for engineering graduates who obtained a tertiary engineering degree to live and work in Australia for up to 18 months. Applicants have to be younger than 31 years of age





Civil Engineering, Mining Power Australian Construction Industry

02/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new report from Cordell Information and the Housing Industry Association shows civil engineering and mining projects dominate the Australian construction industry.  The annual Housing Industry Association-Cordell Construction 100 provides data on the largest 100 companies working in engineering construction and non-residential building sectors. It’s no surprise resources projects dominate the 2012 findings. 





Nominations Open for 2013 Safety and Health Innovation Awards

01/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) have opened nominations for the 2013 Safety and Health Innovation Awards. The project recognises and encourages the need for creativity and innovation towards health and safety problems in the workplace. This year marks the 9th running of the awards which aims to reward contributions in three main areas.





Industry Speaks: The soft skills every candidate needs

28/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
In a competitive employment situation, what sets one candidate apart from other worthy applicants? We asked industry hiring managers what they want to see in an applicant that doesn’t always make it into the job advertisement. When you’re up against people equally qualified and experienced, it’s quite possibly the soft skills you possess that will land your dream job or push you up the next rung of the ladder.





Petroleum Quiz: Test Your Oil and Gas Processing Knowledge

27/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Whether you’re an oil and gas veteran or a newbie to the world of petroleum knowing the difference between upstream, midstream and downstream processing is going to put you ahead of the game. If anything, it might give you a jump the next time you interview for an offshore job. Take the quiz below and see how you stack up.





Important Info for Experienced Operators Moving to Australia

26/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Experienced operators coming from overseas often get conflicting or incorrect information about the requirements for skills transfer. As more skilled workers come to work in the Australian mining industry, it’s important they understand exactly what requirements they must fulfil to work in Australia. Major Training Group provides some excellent answers.





Hope Downs 4: New Mining Operation Offers Something Better

25/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Demand for professional and skilled workers is still high in the Australian resources industry with new opportunities opening every day. We recently had the chance to speak with Ruby Jeer, Senior Advisor in Talent Acquisition for Rio Tinto - Australia/New Zealand about Hope Downs 4 (HD4), Rio Tinto’s new iron ore mine site currently under construction. HD4 is due to start operations in 2013 which means the recruiting phase is in full swing. According to Ms. Jeer, Rio Tinto is looking for a variety of experienced people including engineers, trades people, operators and supervisors.




Western Australia Recognising Outstanding Women in Resources

24/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Nominations are now open for the 2013 Women in Resources Awards sponsored by the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME). The annual awards recognise organizations and individuals working to increase the participation of women in the Australian resources industry.




Industry Speaks: How to Effectively Negotiate Your Salary

21/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
One of the trickiest aspects of a job search is negotiating your salary. Hiring managers do it every week, you probably only do it once every couple of years. We asked industry hiring managers to give us their best advice on what works and what doesn’t work when negotiating a salary for a new job.





Temporary Skilled Migration Eases Australian Mining Skills Shortage

20/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) says skills shortages are being experienced in many occupations across the industry including professional, skilled trades and semi-skilled trades. This is still very much a cause of concern for mining and resources companies operating in Australia.





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