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May 29, 2020
Golden portal for mining industry jobs

Golden portal for mining industry jobs

The Gold Industry Group has launched an online hub of employment opportunities and career pathways in Australia’s gold industry. The Gold Jobs website provides job seekers with a central point to browse and apply for vacancies or set up email alerts for the job types in which they are most interested. The website also features… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, ...

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May 28, 2020
Promising rebound in job adverts for May

Promising rebound in job adverts for May

New figures show an uplift in Australian job advertisements moving into May after a COVID-19 driven plunge last month. New job ads posted on SEEK during the fortnight ended May 24 were up 39.7 per cent nationwide compared to April 2020. Tasmania (58.8 per cent), Queensland (55.4 per cent) and South Australia (51.8 per cent)… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ ...

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May 26, 2020
Rich in rail returns

Rich in rail returns

Activity around the north west Queensland town of Richmond is a symbol of investment into the Great Northern Railway line this financial year according to peak industry body, Mount Isa Townsville Economic Zone, or MITEZ There’d been noticeably more activity along the MITEZ corridor since the finish of the wet season with work crews carrying… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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May 26, 2020
Adani opens doors to engineering graduates

Adani opens doors to engineering graduates

Adani and the CQUniversity have launched a new engineering graduate program to build mining industry skills. Adani Mining chief executive officer Lucas Dow said the program would provide jobs for six graduates and preference would be given to Central Queensland and North Queensland residents. “I started my career as a mining engineer and have benefited… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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May 21, 2020
Landmark ruling on casual mining roles

Landmark ruling on casual mining roles

A Federal Court ruling on ‘permanent casual’ work has confirmed some of those roles should attract entitlements such as paid annual leave.  Mining union the CFMEU says the WorkPac v Rossato decision upholds key principles of the 2018 WorkPac v Skene decision – namely that work which is regular, ongoing and permanent in nature is not… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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May 19, 2020
Premier reveals details of ‘economic reset’ plan

Premier reveals details of ‘economic reset’ plan

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has unveiled the first stage of an economic reset for Queensland to push back against the impact of COVID-19. The Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy includes a pledge to maintain infrastructure investment at more than $50 billion over the next four years and a $400 million Accelerated Works Program to deliver new road,… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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May 14, 2020
Green light for Olive Downs coking coal mine

Green light for Olive Downs coking coal mine

Pembroke Resources has received key federal approvals for its $1 billion Olive Downs coking coal project, south-east of Moranbah in Central Queensland. The final approvals under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act pave the way for the granting of mining leases and the start of construction, the company says. It follows the grant of… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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May 14, 2020
‘Tough day’ for Australia as ABS reveals COVID-19 job toll

‘Tough day’ for Australia as ABS reveals COVID-19 job toll

Almost 600,000 people in Australia lost their jobs between March and April, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Reacting to the news, Prime Minister Scott Morrison described it as ‘a tough day for Australia’. “Almost 600,000 jobs have been lost, every one of them devastating for those Australians, for their families, for their communities,”… This conten...

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May 14, 2020
SEEK sees promise ahead after April job ads plunge

SEEK sees promise ahead after April job ads plunge

Online job ads may have turned a corner after taking a massive plunge last month as the COVID-19 crisis took its toll. The latest SEEK Employment Report shows a 65.5 per cent drop in job ads nationwide last month compared to April last year and a 49.9 per cent drop from the March 2020 figure…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ R...

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