Through the Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set offered in Western Australia, more than 230 graduates of the program have found employment after acquisition of heavy rigid (HR) licences.
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) has outlined three focus areas for federal policy in skills education and training as the ongoing labour shortage looms over an upcoming federal election.
Jim Garrett is the Product Development Specialist for Pinnacle Hire, an industry newcomer which manufactures, hires and sells advanced water treatment, storage and pumping systems for the quarrying and mining segments. He relates how the combined effects of COVID-19 and the weather have grown the company.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator is bringing quarry operators and managers together at the 2022 Small Mines Roadshow from February to April.
Boral has set itself for a promising future, according to its 2021 annual and sustainability reports, after offloading its North American and Australian building products businesses, setting sustainability goals and targets, and managing a takeover offer from Seven Group Holdings.
Metso Outotec has announced it will continue to invest in developing its Australian service capabilities by building a new service centre.
Komatsu has enhanced its community engagement with a two-year partnership with the Western Sydney Wanderers A-League women’s side, advocating for more women in extractive industry and construction jobs.
Hillhead Quarry has opened registrations for its next event in June 2022 with a raft of household names to appear at the Derbyshire quarry in the United Kingdom.
In the seventh chapter of a series on the characteristics of effective leadership, IQA President Shane Braddy discusses the challenges of being a manager and developing trust, honesty and rapport with workers and staff.