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Training and professional development

Jul 13, 2020
Do you know about BUGGS?

Do you know about BUGGS?

The Bowen Basin Underground Geotechnical Society, or BBUGS, helps builds technical and collegiate capacity in the coal mining industry. Organisers describe it as a society where geotechnical engineers can share experience in a friendly environment. The group’s aims include , ‘mutual technical development, networking, expanding and sharing knowledge, special interest identification, spe...

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Jul 08, 2020
Jemena graduate program open to applicants

Jemena graduate program open to applicants

Gas infrastructure company Jemena is on the look-out for graduates who want to join Australia’s energy sector. Launching its 2021 Graduate Program, Jemena executive general manager of people, safety and legal, Jodie Blake, described it as the perfect launch pad for graduates to kick-start their careers. The program would challenge participants to tackle real world-problems… This content is ...

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Jun 27, 2020
Coal terminal offers trade opportunities

Coal terminal offers trade opportunities

Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal is looking for new electrical and mechanical fitter apprentices to start in 2021. Each year, DBCT hosts six new workers as part of the apprenticeship program, which runs over four years. Applications for the 2021 intake close on July 5. Chief executive officer Steve Rae said he was hoping for a… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Ge...

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Jun 22, 2020
Opportunity to power-up  skills at Tarong

Opportunity to power-up skills at Tarong

Power generator Stanwell is recruiting for apprentices at its Tarong complex in the South Burnett region. Stanwell general manager generation Brad Perry said the company’s Apprentice and Trainee Program offered opportunities for local people of all ages and experience to learn new skills. “The opportunities on offer in the 2021 Apprentice and Trainee Program at… This content is for iQ...

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Jun 16, 2020
Regional trade training hubs set for upgrade

Regional trade training hubs set for upgrade

More than $1.17 million in construction projects are planned for regional TAFE campuses in a Queensland COVID-19 recovery plan. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the upgrades to campuses in Bohle, Burdekin, Bowen and Cannonvale highlighted the important role skills and training would play. They are part of the second stage of the Government’s Unite and Recover… This content is for iQ Indus...

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Jun 11, 2020
Resources Centre of Excellence ready to roll

Resources Centre of Excellence ready to roll

The $7 million Mackay Resources Centre of Excellence is on track for its planned official opening next month. Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick today inspected the finishing touches at the centre, jointly funded by the State Government and Mackay Regional Council. He said the facility would ensure the Mackay region remained one of the world’s best… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Jun 11, 2020
Business continuity training on offer in Gladstone

Business continuity training on offer in Gladstone

Gladstone Engineering Alliance has launched a new Business Continuity Training Workshop for local businesses. The fully-funded training is backed by the Gladstone Area Water Board and Gladstone Regional Council’s Rise Up Community Investment fund. GEA general manager Chantale Lane said development of a detailed business continuity plan was the best way to prepare and cope efficiently with unexpect...

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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 development ...

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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-house apprentices...

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