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3 Safety Qualifications for Offshore Workers

29/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A question on our Facebook page last week reminded us how easily it is to confuse the different licenses, tickets and certifications in the resources industry. Acronyms are commonly used to describe specific qualifications and that can lead to the confusion. Today we’re providing information on three common credentials used in the oil and gas industry.





Australian Visa Pricing System to Change to Fairer System

26/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs

The federal government announced changes to the pricing structure of migrant visas this week in an effort to make the system more equitable. Pricing on four different categories of visas have increased about 25%. The highly valued skilled graduate visa has increased by more than 70%.






AMMA Skills Connect to Prepare Jobseekers for Resources Jobs

25/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new skills initiative launched in Perth yesterday means jobseekers can expect to get more assistance in training, upskilling and reskilling for work in the Australian resources industry. AMMA Skills Connect is a government-backed initiative designed to help tackle the skills shortage felt in mining, energy, construction and oil and gas sectors.





Australia Blazing Trails in Carbon Capture and Storage

23/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
National CCS Week is underway in Australia with a focus on making our air cleaner and reducing the environmental impact large industry has on our environment. In addition to a conference in Perth wrapping up today, a number of CCS Week events are being conducted throughout Australia designed to promote the CCS technologies.





Do You Know What to Expect From a Pre-start Meeting?

22/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
With so much construction going on in the Australia resources industry – and many new projects under development – the pre-start meeting held at the start of every shift might be the most important part of your day. Do you know what to expect from the pre-start and how to get the most out of this critical daily meeting?




FIFO Life: The “Off Roster” Balancing Act

18/10/2012 05:00 AM / Sarah Mitchell, Director, Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Anyone that’s put in more than one swing knows the time ‘off roster’ is not a holiday. While your network at home may view it this way, most FIFO workers return from a shift feeling fatigued and needing some down time. If you have a family waiting – especially one with young children – it can be a particularly difficult situation for everyone involved.





All You Need to Know About Shale Gas and Fracking

17/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs

What do you know about shale gas and fracking? Visual Capitalist has produced another excellent educational infographic to explain how gas trapped deep in shale slabs is recovered. In Australia, coal seam gas is  more common where gas is trapped in coal seams. Either way, the process of 'mining' the gas is the same.






Reality Check: Entry-Level Mining Jobs

12/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Every day we have jobseekers contact us about how to get started in mining jobs or how to find the first job on an offshore rig. Unfortunately, it’s very difficult for people with no experience to break into mining or energy jobs. At the very least, you will need to have qualifications relevant to the resources industry along with proven experience. These jobs are very competitive and there’s a large pool of people with no skills or site experience who are competing with you for a handful of entry-level roles.





New Mentoring Program for Women in Australian Resources Industry

10/10/2012 05:00 AM / Gina Meibusch, AWRA Program Manager, AMMA
An exciting new chapter in the Australian resources industry is starting which we expect will create positive ripples throughout the mining, energy, oil and gas, construction and allied services sectors. Gina Meibusch, AWRA Program Manager at AMMA, is our guest blogger today and introduces the AWRA e-Mentoring program kicking off this year.





Skilled Workers Still in Demand in Australian Resources Industry

09/10/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
We’ve been getting a lot of questions in our social networks about the viability of the resources industry and how it impacts job availability. There’s a growing concern among jobseekers about the many negative stories in the press saying the boom is over. It would be easy to assume the industry is on the verge of collapse. Nothing could be further from the truth.





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