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Networking: 4 grassroots tips for making contact

16/01/2015 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Contrary to popular belief, building strong industry networks is not about having friends in high places, but rather surrounding yourself with the right people and knowledge required to give you the best chance of securing a new job.

How to succeed as a woman in mining

28/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Despite the male stereotype associate with the mining industry, the workplace culture is changing for the better, allowing female professionals to climb the mining career ladder.

Mining Skills Demand Remains Strong

27/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released data saying the mining sector's prospects look positive, despite a small 2% drop in total mining employment.

Is uranium Australia’s next big hit?

26/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
With worldwide demands for energy increasing, Resources Minister Gary Gray has said that the uranium industry in Australia needs to increase its output.

Women making the FIFO Lifestyle work

25/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Women in Mining WA have launched a campaign called "The Other Side of FIFO", promoting the positive aspects of the lifestyle.

Skills demand is high with 100,000 construction jobs on Australian projects

21/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new labour market index launched by AMMA shows that construction labour requirements on Australia's mining, energy and infrastructure projects will peak at nearly 100,000 workers in 2013.

Five common resume space-wasters

18/06/2013 07:29 PM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A curriculum vitae is your professional self-marketing tool and should be treated accordingly. Like a consumer, potential employers will only give you a few moments to persuade them, so like a billboard, the little space you have must be used effectively.

What’s this all about then?

18/06/2013 05:00 AM / Andreas Tatt
Guest blogger Andreas discusses his degree in Built and Natural Environments at the University of Bristol and his professional placements with two quarrying companies.

LNG to drive Queensland’s economy forward

17/06/2013 12:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
As demand for energy increases from Asia, the Queensland Government plans to increase the export of LNG to drive the state’s economy forward.

Perth could become oil and gas tech hub

14/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Perth has an opportunity to become the best oil and gas technology centre in Asia, with major oil and gas companies continuing to attract bright professionals to the area.

Know which state has the strongest demand for skills? You may be surprised...

13/06/2013 10:09 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
We often hear from jobseekers who have applied for dozens of positions in Australia’s resources hot spots such as Western Australia’s Pilbara region or Queensland’s Surat Basin and end up asking ‘Where are the skills shortages?’ A stream of rejection can make talk of ‘skills shortages’ seem redundant, but according to the AMMA-Pit Crew Labour Market Index, the demand for skilled workers on major resource and infrastructure projects is still strong.

Tackling the gender imbalance in the mining industry

11/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A new report titled 'Women in male-dominated industries: a toolkit of strategies' has been released to tackle the issue of gender imbalance in the mining industry.

Australia’s opals would make Martians feel at home

10/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A recent research paper published in the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences suggests that if Martians were to land on earth, they would most likely feel at home in Australia, due to its close analogue to Mars’ surface and opal deposits.

The benefits of Australia’s resource economy

07/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Australia's mining tycoon addresses delegates at the AMMA 2013 National Conference and highlighted the benefits a resources economy brings to Australia.

New $28 million oil and gas training centre to open in Darwin

05/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
Darwin is set to become a regional hub for trades training to meet the growing demand in the oil and gas sector.

Mining Equipment, Technology and Services sector generates $90 billion in revenue

03/06/2013 05:00 AM / Mining Oil and Gas Jobs
A recent study by Austmine released at their 2013 International Conference and Exhibition revealed that the Mining Technology, Equipment and Services Sector generates $90 billion in revenue.

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