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Pulling back the curtain on hiring in the Hardrock underground mining industry

Having been in the industry since 1995 it’s easy to forget that the Australian Hardrock mining industry is very different to other Australian industries. Recently I was prepping a student on interview skills when the topic of resumes came up. He had his original resume done professionally, as part of a retraining program, there was …

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Well that just made things interesting for the Hardrock mining industry!

Sometimes the world just has one of those moments where everyone is suddenly on the same page, “you need nickel to make batteries” is one of those moments. With a number of nickel mines around Australia on care and maintenance, ready to be reopened once the price recovers. The 5% jump in price, represents just …

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Why there are still long mining careers, on big dollars, on offer for Australian citizens.

There seems to be an endless stream of articles from around the world claiming that robots will be taking over mining jobs within years. As I have already addressed in a previous post, this “new” technology, that is being reported was first introduced here in Australia more than a decade ago, in some cases two …

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