Mines across Australia – especially in Queensland and Western Australia – are recovering fast after the long commodities downturn, but firms are struggling to fill positions as they ramp up operations, despite offering massive salaries. We find out how government and industry are working to recruit enough staff to take advantage of a new commodities boom.
Australia is a land of mining giants, but such are the riches to be extracted that several junior mining companies have started to make inroads. We take a look at the smaller mining companies leading the charge.
Also in the next issue, we explore new findings on the effect of mining operations on wildlife and the initiatives and regulations pushing for better protection.
In tech, we find out what mining companies can do to catch up with the urgent need for better cybersecurity, and hear how the mining industry could benefit from 5G mobile data technology such as Volvo Construction Equipment and Telia's new 5G system for industrial applications.
JP Casey, Molly Lempriere, Julian Turner, Heidi Vella
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