AMMA Mining Oil and Gas Jobs Home | Blog | AMMA | Contact Us
Mining Jobs
Mining & MetalsOil, Gas & EnergyConstructionLife in AustraliaCareer ResourcesTraining & Development

Our Blog

You are here: Home /
SHARE
RSS FEEDS
Get our blog delivered to your inbox


Recent Blog Posts

Ex-Xstrata employees set their sights on Australian nickel
Are you best-suited to work in the minerals industry?
Reform trucking industry with an end of overtaxing
Easy CV hacks for finding a job faster
Can we restart the mining boom?

Post Archives

April 2014(9)
March 2014(10)
February 2014(9)
January 2014(7)
December 2013(7)
November 2013(12)
October 2013(11)
September 2013(9)
August 2013(14)
July 2013(19)
June 2013(16)
May 2013(12)
April 2013(9)
March 2013(11)
February 2013(12)
January 2013(13)
December 2012(16)
November 2012(22)
October 2012(21)
September 2012(20)
August 2012(25)
July 2012(31)
June 2012(31)
May 2012(31)
April 2012(30)
March 2012(31)
February 2012(29)
January 2012(31)
December 2011(31)
November 2011(30)
October 2011(30)
September 2011(30)
August 2011(3)

Blog Tags

Australian-Life (61)
AWRA (29)
Career-resources (169)
Construction (103)
Diversity (47)
Energy (149)
Job-seekers (422)
Mining (382)
Oil-and-gas (268)
Recruitment (61)
Training-and-Development (112)

  •  

Finding a solution to the skills shortage

06/03/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
NSW High School students are given a taste of the mining world as the NSW Minerals Council and top industry names fund a scholarship program.





UWA receives $17m aid from BHP Billiton to create a niche engineering zone

12/02/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A possible skills shortage in the engineering sector is being addressed early on by the Australian Government, resources industry and education providers. BHP Billiton has pledged $17 million to the University of WA to improve training centres’ infrastructure. The aid also includes provisions to increase the number of scholarships, fellowships and visiting professors over the coming years.





Construction apprentices to accelerate growth of WA’s residential building sector

10/02/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Western Australia is currently experiencing a rising demand for residential buildings; however, there is a skills shortage in this region. Builders and traders will start looking at offering apprenticeships to young workers in order to reduce this shortage and to build a stronger trade base.





Can Australia’s resources industry cope with the shortage of local engineering talent?

13/01/2014 09:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) released a report that predicts that by 2018, there will be serious shortage of engineering skills in the country. The jobs in the resources industry will rise but there will be a deficit of local expertise to match this demand.





So you want to work in mining?

18/11/2013 09:45 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Mining is an attractive career for many people. From generous salaries to the chance to travel, it can also be competitive. So What’s the best way to get started? Read our tips for how to make an impact in mining.





Birthplace of Australian steel to restart mining operations

13/11/2013 08:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The birthplace of steel in Australia is set to reopen. Said to be one of the richest iron ore deposits in the world, the Eyre Peninsula will soon see activity again as Arrium opens three new mines. With an investment of $83.2m and a predicted outlay of 12m tonnes of iron ore a year for the next 10 years, this project should attract FIFO workers.





Where To Begin Your Mining Career

20/09/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Whether you need training or just want advice on how to improve your chances, AMMA training coordinator Michelle Tilley knows everything there is to know about what the resource sector wants from its employees.





Landing Down Under

16/09/2013 07:24 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Find out what the next steps in Andreas’ mining adventure is as he arrives in Australia.





Moving Forward

19/08/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Having completed his university degree, guest blogger Andreas sets off on a new adventure to find his dream mining job in Perth.





From classroom to mine site: graduates in resources and what to expect

16/07/2013 10:46 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A familiar – and justified – gripe from university graduates is that they find themselves stuck in a cycle of being unable to get a job because they don’t have experience. Few graduates are able to spend their university days balancing study with work, leading to skilling gaps in their resume.





Displaying results 1-10 (of 110)
 |<  < 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10  >  >| 
Mining Jobs

Careers and Industry Guide

Mining & Metals
Oil, Gas & Energy
Construction
Alternative Energy
Living & Working in Australia
Career Resources
Training and Development

Blogs
AMMA
Contact Us

Mining Oil and Gas Jobs Blog RSS Feed Mining Oil and Gas Jobs on LinkedIn Mining Oil and Gas Jobs YouTube Mining Oil and Gas Jobs Twitter Mining Oil and Gas Jobs on Facebook

International Association of Employment Web Sites Member
alyka web design perth