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Author - Richard Szabo

Richard Szabo is an award-winning journalist with more than 12 years' experience in news writing at mainstream and niche media organizations. He has a specialty in mining and business reporting.

BHP workers

Mining giant announces major hiring spree

A multinational resources company needs hundreds of new temporary workers and hopes many of them will stay on after their time is up. BHP is preparing to recruit an extra 1500 short-term workers to...

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology

Suitable terrain types expand for driverless trucks

A multinational mining and rock excavation group revealed a new type of autonomous heavy vehicle that is touted to operate on a wider range of environments. Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has...

BHP South Flank landing sunset

Mine sites crack down against coronavirus

Resources companies are implementing a variety of measures to prevent Coronavirus from spreading, an industry body has said. The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) confirmed it is aware of multiple...

BHP Olympic Dam mine

Contract awarded for metal operation

A civil and mining company has won a tender for part of a metal mine in the South Australian outback. A subsidiary of NRW Holdings recently secured the airport upgrade package for BHP’s Olympic...

Atlas Iron

Tender awarded for part of $53M metal project

An integrated services contractor has won a contract for part of a $53 million metal development in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. MACA recently secured the road works package for Atlas...