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Hastings Deering

Apr 27, 2021
Hastings Deering launches fresh apprentice intake

Hastings Deering launches fresh apprentice intake

Mining and construction support company Hastings Deering will open applications for its 2022 apprenticeship intake on Monday (May 3), offering 40 new positions. There are five trades on offer across nine Hastings Deering workshops including Mackay, Rockhampton, Townsville, Cairns, Mount Isa, Brisbane, Toowoomba, Darwin and Alice Springs. They include engine reconditioner, auto electrician, boilerm...

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Feb 03, 2021
Rockhampton’s diesel-fitting double act gets to work

Rockhampton’s diesel-fitting double act gets to work

It was a case of double trouble for Hastings Deering trainers when Rockhampton twins Eddie and Jack Hemings reported for apprenticeship induction this week. The 18-year-old diesel fitter apprentices joined 38 others from across Queensland and the Northern Territory for their first week of work at the machinery giant’s Brisbane headquarters. They will complete two… ...

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Oct 22, 2020
Cannington adds AD63 truck to underground fleet

Cannington adds AD63 truck to underground fleet

South32 Cannington is set to put the largest underground truck in the Cat product line to work. The North West Queensland operation took delivery last month of the world’s first AD63 to site, according to dealer Hastings Deering. With a 63-tonne payload, the AD63 boasts a Euro Stage V engine and tilt cab for easier… ...

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Sep 08, 2020
Top line-up for national resources awards

Top line-up for national resources awards

The finalists for the BHP 2020 Women in Resources National Awards have been announced, featuring 37 inspiring people across six categories. Queensland contenders include Jo Best from Hastings Deering in Brisbane (Dyno Nobel Exceptional Woman in Australian Resources Award) and Kathryn Young from BHP’s Peak Downs Mine in Moranbah (Newcrest Exceptional Young Woman in Australian… ...

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Jul 01, 2020
$100m shift to driverless future for Daunia haulage

$100m shift to driverless future for Daunia haulage

BMA has announced a $100 million plan to introduce a 34-strong fleet of autonomous trucks at the Daunia coal mine in Central Queensland. BMA asset president James Palmer said the move would result in 150 additional project roles for BMA people and contractors, on top of 56 new permanent roles on site. “This announcement is… ...

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May 30, 2020
JJ Richards gets a grip with Cat machinery update

JJ Richards gets a grip with Cat machinery update

Australia’s first MH3026 was delivered this month to JJ Richards & Sons at Oxenford, Queensland. Supplied by Hastings Deering, this Cat material handler is purpose built for industrial and recycling applications. The machine capacity is 25 tonnes to 26 tonnes, depending on configuration and work tool. The manufacturer promotes this model as providing a quick… ...

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May 29, 2020
Hastings Deering on the hunt for 40 new apprentices

Hastings Deering on the hunt for 40 new apprentices

Hastings Deering will open applications for its 2021 apprenticeship intake on Monday, June 8, offering 40 new positions. Trade training is on offer across nine Hastings Deering workshops including Brisbane, Toowoomba, Mackay, Rockhampton, Townsville, Cairns, Mount Isa, Darwin and Alice Springs. Hastings Deering general manager- people and external affairs Vincent Cosgrove said the company was̷...

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Mar 12, 2020
Resources sector mentors  lead the way for students

Resources sector mentors lead the way for students

Top women from Queensland’s resources sector are mentoring Year 12 girls to help them achieve their desired career pathways under a program now entering its second year. The QRC/WIMARQ Girls in Resources Mentoring Program will assist 24 students from Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) over a period of six months. Platinum sponsor Glencore says the… ...

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Mar 05, 2020
Diversity commitment runs deep at Moranbah North

Diversity commitment runs deep at Moranbah North

A female trainee underground miner program at Moranbah North has been recognised as one of the best diversity programs in the state at the annual Resources Awards for Women. Aimed at improving female representation in the underground mine technician ranks, Anglo American’s Balancing the Team program created eight new entry-level trainee underground miner roles for… ...

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