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Training and professional development

Aug 11, 2020
Webinar provides update on CopperString  potential

Webinar provides update on CopperString potential

Townsville Enterprise will host a live CopperString webinar next week to focus on the growth potential from the planned $1.5 billion transmission project. Connecting to the National Electricity Market is expected to lower power prices paid by miners and other customers in the North West Minerals Province by at least 40 per cent Proponents say this has the potential to maximise opportuniti...

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Aug 07, 2020
Another record for Hastings Deering apprenticeships

Another record for Hastings Deering apprenticeships

Hastings Deering has been swamped by a record 2695 applications for its 2021 apprentice intake after applications closed in July.  The mining and construction support company opened applications for 40 positions in June for four weeks, with over 1000 applications in the first week alone. The company logged a record year for its 2020 apprenticeships with figures up by 30 per cent on the...

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Jun 05, 2020
JCU professional development courses

JCU professional development courses

James Cook University’s Economic Geology Research Center is conducting short courses for mineral exploration professionals and geology postgraduate students aimed at professional development in exploration and applied geochemistry. It’s being led by Dr Dennis Arne from Telemark Geosciences. There are three modules presented late in June and July each contributing to seven professional ...

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Jun 02, 2020
Glencore scouting for next batch of apprentices

Glencore scouting for next batch of apprentices

New career opportunities across regional communities are available with applications open for Glencore’s 2021 Apprenticeship Program. With almost 450 apprentices already working across its Australian coal, copper and zinc operations, Glencore is now looking for next year’s new recruits. “We’re proud to be one of Australia’s largest natural resource sector employers that offers in-...

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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 w...

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May 27, 2020
Register for critical minerals seminar

Register for critical minerals seminar

Queensland’s potential as a source of critical minerals is being put under the microscope this week. A Geological Survey of Queensland virtual seminar is being led by Professor Rick Valenta from the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute who said the group of minerals were under-explored. “It is now well established that modern economies will increasingl...

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Apr 15, 2020
Graduate opportunities with Glencore

Graduate opportunities with Glencore

Glencore has extended its 2021 Graduate Development Program, providing further career opportunities across its Australian coal, copper and zinc operations. With a focus on local talent from regional communities, the program combines structured, professional development with on-the-job experience and mentoring. “This year, over 100 new graduates have already joined Glencore, bringing our c...

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