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Bright Outlook for Mining Jobs in Western Australia

Thousands of mine workers are ferried by charter flights to and from the Western Australian Valley of the Kings mine site. Workers who come here for mining jobs enjoy resort-like accommodation that offers Swimming, gourmet food, gymnasiums and cheap alcohol.

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Premier Barnett Says WA Mining Jobs Boom Is Over

With the iron ore boom reaching its end, Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett holds out hope for the much needed $6 billion Oakajee Port & rail project that would be a boon to the state’s Midwest. The project hit the brakes when Mitsubishi shelved in in an effort to cut costs. Burnett, just back from…

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Lab Assistant to Serve Jail Time for Forged Urine Samples for WA Miners

A one year jail term was handed down to a former laboratory assistant for her part in helping WA miners pass drug testing designed to identify the use of illegal drugs. Michelle Leanne Marsden, 41, worked at PathWest’s Tom Price collection center when she granted a favour to three men by forging their urine samples.…

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Rumours: Barrick May Be Selling WA Gold Mines

Barrick Gold may be selling three gold mines in Western Australia if rumours are to be believed. Why would the company need to liquidate its assets in one of the top industries in Australia? Sources close to the company have intimated that the company is struggling to stave off a credit rating downgrade and wishes…

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The Karara Iron Ore Project – Career

The Karara Iron Ore Project Karara Mining Ltd in WA was established in 2007 as a result of a 50/50 Joint Venture Agreement between Gindalbie Metals Limited and Angang Steel Company Ltd, one of China’s largest iron ore miners and steel makers. Karara has the potential to be a life-long iron ore business producing magnetite…

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Roy Hill Mine Appoints an AUSTRALIAN Recruiter – 8500 Temporary Jobs

  We first mentioned the Roy Hill mine site when it was found out that Gina Rinehart’s company was planning on importing 1,700 overseas workers for the project (20% of the workforce for the project). The great news is that Roy Hill chief executive Barry Fitzgerald announced that they have appointed recruitment company SKILLED to take expressions…

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Mining Boom Almost Over: Is it Too Late to Get a Job?

There has been a lot of talk over the last couple of days (over 300 news articles) about a recent ‘econonic report’ that supposedly predicts that the Australian mining boom will be over in just 2 years time!  The question is first, is this correct? And then secondly – how will this affect the ability…

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