Monthly Archives: February 2012

Talent Shortages in Mining Give Rise to Cross Industry Training

Skills shortages in the mining industry have led the way to increased opportunity for cross industry training. Mining companies require skilled workers and are willing to forgive a lack of industry experience for experience in a related field such as construction. Cross Industry Training is on the Rise Queensland Times recently reports a 41-year-old former…

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Driverless Trucks-What Does Mine Automation do to Job Creation?

The idea of large transport vehicles hauling around a mine site with no one at the wheel is groundbreaking but what does full mine automation mean for job creation? The labor impact of mine automation has been an on-going debate for years. With Rio Tinto set to integrate 150 driverless trucks to its mining project…

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