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Are the days of driving fatigue coming to an end?

24/03/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Victorian Respiratory Support Service Institute for Breath and Sleep is looking into various methods to identify and minimise driver fatigue. From roadside spot checks to special lights in truck cabins, the future for roadside health and safety is looking bright.





Will FIFO workers always chase a higher salary?

20/03/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The University of Queensland has revealed that around half of their surveyed mining, oil and gas workers are considering switching jobs in the near future. Higher salaries and personal space top their wish lists.





To FIFO or not to FIFO, that is the question

10/03/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Local Mayor Anne Baker has called the practice of 100 per cent FIFO mining facilities into question. Will this damage local communities or is the requirement for skilled, flexible workers too great?





Aussie resources sector shifts from construction to the production phase

19/02/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Massive opportunities await those who have specialised operational skills in the oil and gas sector. By 2018, Australia will need more skilled workers to cope with increasing demand of the resources production. Nearly 40,000 jobs will be created to meet the future demands in oil and gas production industry.





Bluff coal mine project creates 100 local jobs

29/01/2014 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Anthony Quin, Managing Director of Carabella Resources plans to start a coal mine operation in New Central Queensland in abid to change their company profile from that of an explorer to a producer. The company is getting local population involved to ensure success of the mining project and at the same time creating work opportunities.





Queensland’s first oil refinery all set to drive economic & oil efficiency in the state

15/01/2014 09:05 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Northern Oil Refinery in Queensland is set to open in February. It will help in making the state more oil self-sufficient and will considerably reduce costs of importing oil.





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.





Women rig their attitude for jobs in the oil rigs

09/01/2014 06:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The gender gap in Australia’s resources industry is not unknown; women only make up 13% of the current workforce in this sector. However, efforts are being made by the government and the industry to address this gap and to get more women to take up jobs in this field.





Exports push Australia at the top of its mining boom peak

17/12/2013 09:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Australian Bureau of Statistics confirms that mining exports have turned around the whole perception about the mining boom. More and more mining sites are set up to meet increasing demand for exports of minerals and metals from Australia.





World Bank to halt funding of coal-fired plants

14/12/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Australian reports that powerful petitioning from Shell’s head of gas, Maarten Wetselaar made the World Bank drop coal from its investment portfolio. Shell presented a very strong argument and urged world leaders to see gas as the power source that can help the world to meet its future energy demands.





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