Western Australia’s plan to relax its border restrictions in November will come as a relief to fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers who have spent several months away from their homes. It’s not been a particular good time for FIFO with lockdown impositions describe as ‘house arrest’ by some. Will the disruption seen this year have an effect on this mode of work in future? And will it deter new entrants to the industry? We look at the future for FIFO in Australia.
Also in this issue, we track the history of the Argyll diamond mine, examine data science's place in the future of mining, and learn about cobalt mining projects in Australia.
Plus, we delve into mining's place in bilateral trade agreements, explore the cost of climate inaction to Australian mining, speak to branding experts to find out more about the strategy that goes into a mining company re-brand, and find out how the Australia mining industry got to be the country's most profitable sector.
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