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Job ‘Apps’ for Mobile Mining Job Searchers

With a lot more people using their smart phones and tablet devices as their main web browsing tool, mobile apps are becoming very popular. Well there are apps (usually many) that can do almost anything and if you are on the hunt for a mining job – there are a lot of Australian apps, for…

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Interested in a Dump Truck Traineeships?

Whenever we post our weekly mining job lists we almost always get people mentioning that they want a dump truck traineeship.  It’s almost like people’s chain of thought goes mining job > truck driver > trainee job, so we are going to look at the traineeship in this article and hopefully give you a much…

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Carmichael Coal Mine Project: 9,000 New QLD Jobs?

Adani Group, a global integrated infrastructure player, today announced the completion of the single largest and most comprehensive coal mining exploration programme undertaken in Australia. This mining exploration program has established reserves of as much as 10 billion tonnes of JORC standard Coal Resources, and the Adani Group is now ready to step up its…

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Applicant Tracking Systems: Is Your Resume Getting Read By a Real Person?

Did you know that the majority of recruiters, major mining companies and  ‘job websites’ first scan your resume with a computer program, or applicant tracking system, before it is even read by a real person? That is not all, even if you are qualified for the position you are applying for, if it doesn’t pass…

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QANTAS Pulls In-Flight Ads Promoting Mining Jobs for Australians!

The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) created a series of advertisements that were scheduled to run for a week in Qantas’ inflight media, however Qantas pulled the commercials after running them for just a day – citing “guidelines”. The Mining Boom: Let’s Spread it Around Above is one of several commercials that were a created…

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Gove, NT – Jobs, Companies and Area Overview

Gove, or the Gove Peninsula is located in the north-eastern corner of the Northern Territory. Home to an airforce base in World War 2 (now the Gove Airport), the area has a population of over 13,000, with the 2001 Census showing that more than 60% are aboriginal people. The interest for mining job seekers is…

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JOB CUTS: Boart Longyear Moves Perth Factory Overseas

Boart Longyear, one of the worlds leading drilling service providers to the mining industry has announced that they are relocating their current Perth manufacturing operations overseas. The restructuring is part of ‘annualised overhead cost savings’,  says current interim CEO David McLemore, and will cut 20% off the companies goal overhead costs. An excerpt from Boart’s…

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Adult Apprenticeship Opportunities

The National Apprenticeships Program (NAP), which helps talented Australian workers gain a trade qualification within eighteen months, has secured its second Western Australian contract. The Federally-funded program is currently recruiting for 15 adult apprenticeships for Leighton Contractors. “Lately, the focus has been on job losses within the resources sector,” said NAP Program Director Alan Sparks. “Our…

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Another Country Enduring Major Mining Job Cuts

There are reports coming in from all around Australia of major job cuts in the mining sector. It is not encouraging for the job seekers looking to enter the industry as it means more experience workers competing for job listings. Some recent headlines that sound alarming include: BHP eye further job cuts in iron ore…

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Mining Cover Letter Advice

When you are applying for jobs in the mining sector and have no experience your resume is one of the most important things in the application process, but something that many people forget to focus on the cover letter. Looking for a professional resume writer? Contact Red Dirt Resumes. So we have called on our…

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