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MyPass Offers Workers Free COVID-19 Training

MyPass Global have released a free online training module focused on COVID-19 awareness when returning to work. The training module was created in accordance with the Australian Department of Health’s COVID-19 guidelines and involves working through a 10-minute presentation before acknowledging your understanding of the content.     The training course is being offered to […]

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South Australia: Key Industry Locations

Lake Eyre, South Australia

South Australia boasts some of the biggest mining projects in the country.   Roxby Downs Roxby Downs, 570km north of Adelaide in central South Australia, was purpose-built in the late 1980’s to service the massive Olympic Dam mine now owned by BHP Billiton. With a resident population of 4500 and another 900 commuting workers who […]

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Boilermaker / Fabricator Role: Queensland

Looking for a Self starter for 3 months work who can read and interpret shop drawings. Location is Capalaba, Brisbane. Contact:

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What is the Australian Resources Sector

The Australian resources sector or industry refers to all exploration, mining and production activities associated with minerals in the mining, oil and gas (or petrochemical) industries, including construction. After a period of unprecedented growth – which saw Australia experience the highest level of investment projects, production and sales for minerals produced than ever before – […]

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How COVID-19 will Impact Shutdown Workers

We want to make sure all of our SDA followers are receiving the same information regarding Coronavirus COVID-19.  Last week we sent out a newsletter to our mail subscriber which included essential information regarding how Shutdown workers will be impacted by the current situation and where you can source trusted information. You can start by […]

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How Dylan Got His Start in the Resources Sector

Dylan V Resources Worker

Two years ago Dylan made the decision to leave his Monday to Friday job to try get a start in resources sector. There was a lot of work, research and planning that would be required for him to make the jump but he was committed and ready to stick it out. Now in his late […]

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NRW wins $70m Iron Bridge contract with Fortescue

NRW has secured a bulk earthworks contract for Fortescue Metals Group’s Iron Bridge magnetite joint venture (JV) project in Western Australia. The contractor received a green light to commence mobilisation despite a number of outstanding contractual items that need to be finalised. NRW will be responsible for the bulk earthworks and roads drainage, processing plant […]

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WA gives Fortescue green light for Eliwana rail construction

The Western Australian Government has granted a special rail licence for the construction and operation of Fortescue Metal Group’s Eliwana iron ore mine and rail project in the Pilbara region. Fortescue chief executive officer Elizabeth Gaines, chief operating officer Greg Lilleyman and Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan visited Pacific Industrial Company (PIC) in Kwinana where […]

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Boss to fast-track Honeymoon uranium restart

Boss Resources could restart production at the Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia in 12 months after delivering an “outstanding” feasibility study (FS). The company is set to seize an anticipated rally in the uranium market, thanks to the positive FS results and conservative uranium prices. Boss is fully permitted to export 3.3 million pounds […]

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FYI Resources receives Cadoux mining approval

FYI Resources has received approval from the Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) for the Cadoux kaolin project. The approval covers FYI’s planned mining, processing, site infrastructure, waste facilities and haul roads. This milestone paves the way for FYI to commence works on-site at Cadoux as FYI works on developing a […]

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