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Apr 16, 2020
April job ad figures highlight COVID-19 plunge

April job ad figures highlight COVID-19 plunge

Jobs ads in the resources sector were down 38.4 per cent last week compared to the same time last year, while construction job ads tumbled 62.4 per cent, the latest SEEK figures show. However those areas fared well compared to many sectors, with fields including retail and hospitality/tourism seeing a job ad reduction of more… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In R...

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Apr 15, 2020
Miner works to get ahead of the COVID-19 curve

Miner works to get ahead of the COVID-19 curve

Atherton Tableland based Consolidated Tin Mines has partly caught up on payments owed to about 120 staff and is working towards restarting one mine. Consolidated Tin has entered its two mines, Surveyor and Mount Garnet, into care and maintenance citing complications to do with managing health standards in the face of COVID-19.  As of Tuesday, April 14,… This content is for iQ...

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Apr 14, 2020
Hundreds of new positions advertised in Qld mining

Hundreds of new positions advertised in Qld mining

About 800 job vacancies in the Queensland resources sector are being advertised on SEEK, with 420 of those positions advertised in the last fortnight.  Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said while the resources sector was working tirelessly with government, its suppliers and communities to slow the spread of COVID-19, companies were still hiring. … This conten...

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Apr 14, 2020
Consolidated Tin employees left out of pocket

Consolidated Tin employees left out of pocket

Employees seeking entitlements from Atherton Tableland miner Consolidated Tin have been urged to contact the office of the Fair Work Ombudsman. Consolidated Tin Mines placed its Mount Garnet and Surveyor operations in care and maintenance last month, citing public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s attracted criticism on social media from employees, who say… This ...

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Apr 09, 2020
Job ads plummet, but skilled mining roles strong

Job ads plummet, but skilled mining roles strong

New job ads posted on SEEK in the first week of April were down 65.3 per cent compared to the same week last year as the COVID-19 crisis takes its toll on employment. At the same time as the general slump in hiring, specific industries are generating urgent demand for workers – including the resources… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Apr 08, 2020
Open-pit plan to create 150  NQ gold jobs within months

Open-pit plan to create 150 NQ gold jobs within months

The new owners of the Ravenswood gold operation plan to start full-scale open-pit mining by the last quarter of 2020, boosting local jobs by about 150. The North Queensland operation officially changed hands last week after successful completion of the transaction between Resolute Mining and the EMR GEAR Consortium. The new entity in control of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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Apr 03, 2020
Sojitz to roll out two more mines, 300 jobs

Sojitz to roll out two more mines, 300 jobs

Sojitz Coal Mining and Futura Resources have signed an agreement to proceed with the new Wilton coking coal mine. Production is expected to begin as early as July at the open-cut mine, with an operating life of 50 years. It comes as Sojitz hits its stride at the recently restarted Gregory open-cut operation and the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Apr 01, 2020
Peabody cuts 40 jobs from Australian operations

Peabody cuts 40 jobs from Australian operations

Peabody Energy is shedding 40 staff from its Australian coal operations, citing a range of factors including the COVID-19 crisis. A Peabody spokeswoman described it as an extremely difficult decision for the company. “These actions come in response to macro industry conditions, including the mild Northern Hemisphere winter, historically low natural gas prices, trade and… This content is for...

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Mar 29, 2020
Mining jobs hold steady during COVID-19 crisis

Mining jobs hold steady during COVID-19 crisis

A survey of Queensland resources companies during the COVID-19 outbreak shows more than half plan to maintain or increase the size of their workforce. The Queensland Resources Council released the findings today after a week when the industry came under increasing pressure to demonstrate it had adequate measures in place to safeguard employees and local… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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