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The return to normal for FIFO workers

Some of Australia’s miners are set to return to their normal fly-in fly-out rosters, as coronavirus infections remain low particularly in those transitioning between Western Australia and Queensland.  In March some rosters for FIFO workers were doubled, some even tripled to reduce the travelling risk involved with flying during the COVID-19 pandemic. This left some […]

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Engineers are hot property for the mining industry

Mining Industry Engineers Australia’s mining industry employs more than 242,800 people, accounting for 1.9 per cent of the total workforce. And, Mining industry engineers like geologists, surveyors, auto electricians, metallurgists and underground miners are hot property for the mining industry. Over the past five years, employment in the industry has increased by 10.2 per cent, […]

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How is COVID-19 affecting the mining industry?

Did you know that the Australian mining industry employs more than 230,000 people? And while many industries have been hit hard amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Queensland’s mining industry remains relatively stable.  A recent survey of Queensland resources companies by the Queensland Resources Council has found that more than half of the sectors plan to maintain […]

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Why is Mining Contractors Insurance so important?

The mining industry has long been seen as an attractive lure for tradies. After all, it offers adventure, lucrative pay packages, great leave entitlements and excellent opportunities for career growth. And with natural resources making up around 55% of Australia’s total national exports, the mining industry offers plenty of job opportunities for experienced contractors. However, […]

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3 Types of Insurance Required in the Mining Industry

Working as a mining contractor within the mining industry comes with its own unique rewards and challenges. While having adequate mining insurance policy cover plays an important part in any successful business, having the right kind of insurance is especially important for those operating in the mining industry. Whether it’s mine site auto electrician, project […]

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