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Engineers are hot property for the mining industry

Australia’s mining sector employs more than 242,800 people, accounting for 1.9 per cent of the total workforce. Over the past five years, employment in the industry has increased by 10.2 per cent, according to the Australian Government Labour Market information portal.  Combine this with data from the Australian Resources and Energy Group report which predicts […]

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How is COVID-19 affecting the mining industry?

Did you know that the Australian mining industry employs more than 230,000 people? And while many industries have been hit hard amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Queensland’s mining industry remains relatively stable.  A recent survey of Queensland resources companies by the Queensland Resources Council has found that more than half of the sectors plan to maintain […]

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Why Is Mining Contractor’s Insurance So Important?

The mining sector has long been seen as an attractive lure for tradies. After all, it offers adventure, lucrative pay packages, great leave entitlements and excellent opportunities for career growth. And with natural resources making up around 55% of Australia’s total national exports, the mining industry offers plenty of job opportunities for experienced contractors. However, […]

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3 Types of Insurance Required in the Mining Industry

Working as a contractor within the mining industry comes with its own unique rewards and challenges. While having adequate insurance cover plays an important part in any successful business, having the right kind of insurance is especially important for those operating in the mining sector. In particular, there are 3 types of insurance required in […]

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Why Mine Site Public Liability Insurance Is So Important

Public liability insurance plays an important role in protecting both contractors and the people that they do work for. But when it comes to the mining industry, having the right kind of public liability insurance is vital. Yet many contractors and small business owners who are involved in the mining industry may not be 100% sure what all the fuss is about – surely if you’ve got public liability insurance then you’re fully covered…right?

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