Jun 26

500 Mining Jobs Axed in Australia

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Peabody Energy Corp and Glencore Xstrata will cut around 500 mining jobs in Australia, a company official and trade publication says, as a global glut in coal supply pushes down prices. Peabody plans to cut around 450 contractor jobs, while Glencore Xstrata will lay off around 46 employees at its Ravensworth coal mine.…

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Jul 10

Health and Safety – Contractor Management

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Introduction Managing contractors is a full-on business and then there is health and safety. That little piece of compliance legislation with a sting in the tail for unsuspecting players. For many companies and organisations who engage contractors, the health and safety side of things can often been left to one side. Often there…

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