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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.





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.




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.





Engineering Wages in Australia 60% Higher Than Global Average

19/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you’re an engineer or geologist with mining experience, a new report from the Minerals Council of Australia says your skills are in high demand. What’s more, Australian engineering wages are the highest in the world. Now might be a great time to consider an expat assignment in the Australian mining industry.




Health and Medical Jobs in the Resources Industry

14/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
When people think of working in the resources industry, they often imagine occupations like geologist jobs or project manager jobs. Many of the big projects currently running in the Australian resources industry, especially in FIFO situations, require skilled workers from many different professions. Mining camps and offshore rigs function as small communities and need a variety of additional services outside the traditional roles associated with mining, energy or oil and gas sectors.





The Australian Resources Boom Still Going Strong

12/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Are you concerned about the viability of the resources industry? If you are reading the popular press, it’s easy to convince yourself that Australia is on the verge of collapse. Nothing could be further from the truth.





What to Expect From a Pre-employment Medical Examination

10/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
If you want to work in the Australian resources industry, chances are you’ll be required to take a pre-employment medical as part of the hiring criteria. In other words, passing a medical exam is just as important as having a great resume or performing well in an interview.




Australia Loves Mature Age Skilled Workers

07/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Have you ever considered taking an expat assignment during your career? Many qualified engineers and skilled workers believe they’re too old to take an expat assignment in Australia. According to Jules Pedrosa, Manager Migration Services at AMMA, that’s just not true.





Construction Boom INFOGRAPHIC

03/09/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Everyone’s talking about the mining boom but our view is the opportunity for many jobseekers comes in the construction side of the Australian resources industry. Nothing puts things into perspective better than an image so we went to work on our latest infographic. We extracted information about the 98 projects currently in the advanced stages of development and condensed it into a visual representation.




NT Resources Week Just Around the Corner

29/08/2012 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Next month, NT Resources Week is being hosted in Darwin combining excellent opportunities for people working in mining and oil and gas careers. It’s also presenting a free expo for anyone wanting to find out more about working in the resources industry.





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